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15 things you didn't know about Harry Potter

By Chloe Goody Slide 1 of 15

Today, we celebrate the 15th anniversary of the publication of the first Harry Potter book. Here are some interesting facts about Harry Potter

1. Radcliffe got a black eye on set of the Dealthy Hallows part oneDuring the filming of the Deathly Hallows part one, Daniel Radcliffe was injured on set whilst simulating the fight with Voldermort's giant snake Nagini. The snake was simulated by a stick with a boxing glove on the end held by a stunt coordinator, and Radcliffe was caught off-guard and stuck in the face. In an interview he said "Until now nothing really bad happened to me, only a few scratches. But I'm happy because I finally got a big black eye during the shooting of Deathly Hallows!"
© Reuters
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