February 2010
>>  Rain attended the Expo Count Down event at The Shanghai Bund, in Shanghai, China, on March 30, 2010. 
>>  On March 29, 2010, Rain released a 2nd video teaser & a 50-second audio teaser of Back to the Basic's title track,  Love Song.
>>  On March 28th, Rain wrestled 5 univ. wrestlers in streets of Myung-dong for KBS 2 TV's show Seung Seung Jang Goo (On The Up & Up).
>>  On March 21-24, 2010, Rain filmed the music video for title track of his Back to the Basic mini-album in KangNamDong.
>>  Rain achieved three wins at the 2010 Green Planet Movie Awards in Los Angeles, California, on March 23.
>>  On March 21, 2010, J. Tune Entertainment released a 30-second teaser for Rain's Back to the Basic mini-album.
>>  On March 21, 2010, Rain gave his fans a sneak peek of his special mini-album cover:  Back to the Basic.
>>  Ninja Assassin DVD released in the USA on March 16, 2010.
>>  Rain appeared on the March 2010 cover of Cosmo Men.
>>  On Mar. 14th, Rain hand-delivered the Nikon D5000 camera used for his CF to winner of March 8th online auction, @ Star Cafe in Seoul.
>>  Rain’s photo exhibition w/Nikon D5000, Mar. 12-21, 2010: @ Star Cafe, on ‘Tree-Lined Street’(aka Garosoo-gil), Sinsa-dong, Seoul
>>  Rain performed at the Lotte Duty Free 8th Annual Family Concert in Seoul, Korea on March 5, 2010.
>>  A new SixtoFive store opened on February 27, 2010, in Gwangju.
>>  Rain invited to the National Unity Forum, Feb. 26, 2010. Members debated subjects of general public art & the Korean Wave (Hallyu).
>>  Sponsored by SixToFive, the legendary group Chicago performed their Live in Seoul concert, February 23, 2010, at Olympic Stadium No. 2.
>>  Rain attended 30th Anniversary of Lotte Duty Free’s founding, Feb. 22, 2010, @ 10:30 am. @ Lotte Star Ave., Lotte Hotel, Jamsil.
>>  Rain attended & sang nuptial song @ singer/composer Tae-Wan’s (aka C-Luv's) wedding in Seochugu, Yangjae-dong, Seoul, Feb. 20, 2010
>>  Rain participated in opening celebration of the Avenue El MCM, in Lotte Department Store’s main branch on Thurs., February 18.
>>  Rain performed at Concept Korea exhibition opening night party in New York City, New York on February 12, 2010, during Fashion Week.
April 2010
>>  On April 30th, Rain finally appeared (in red bling!) on KBS's Music Bank--and he WON!
>>  Rain, Joon, & Mir appeared on MBC Radio’s Starry Night, on April 28.
>>  Rain appeared on KBS's Cool FM Radio, on April 28.
>>  On April 23rd, Rain appeared on the Kim Jae-dong Show.
>>  On April 21st, Rain performed @ a special Lotte event highlighting MCM’s 2010 Spring/Summer Collection.
>>  The final leg of Rain's Legend of Rainism Asia Tour began in Tokyo, Japan, on April 17 & 18, 2010, at Yoyogi National Stadium.
>>  On April 17th, Rain was interviewed on KBS's Entertainment Weekly.
>>  On April 15th, Rain made 2nd comeback on Mnet's M! Countdown & wins again, with Back to the Basic's Love Song & Hip Song.
>>  Rain appeared on KBS2's Win! Win! on April 13.
>>  On April 11, 2010, Rain appeared on SBS's Inkigayo.
>>  On April 10, 2010, Rain appeared on MBC TV's Music Core.
>>  On April 8th, Rain WON with a spectacular comeback on MNet's M! Countdown, with Back to the Basic's Love Song and Hip Song.
>>  On April 7th,  Rain released his special mini-album, Back to the Basic. The album is in multiple languages, including English.
>>  On April 2th, Rain released his Love Song music video.
>>  Rain appeared on the April 2010 cover of Real Korea.
>>  Rain appeared in the April 2010 issue of W Korea Magazine.

>>  Is this month OVER YET?  :-P
>>  Rain to appear on MBC’s Every1.  (?)
>>  Rain's appearance on the music/talk show Chocolate was finally aired on May 29th.
>>  Rain's final B2TB performance for MBC’s Music Core was on Saturday, May 29th.
>>  Rain participated in an event at Kyung Hee University on May 28th.  (Not sure what this was...maybe 60th Anniversary Event?)
>>  Rain’s final comeback on KBS’s Music Bank was broadcasted on  Friday, May 28th.
>>  Rain graced the cover of Chinese magazine Fans Club.
>>  On May 27th, Rain performed his final 2010 comeback stage on MNet's M! Countdown.
>>  Rain appeared on MBC's Golden Fishery’s Radio Star on May 26th.
>>  Rain appeared in SBS's Inkigayo Magazine.
>>  The Karate Kid (2010) Official Korean OST was released on May 24th.  Featuring Rain's Hip Song.
>>  On May 22nd, Rain appeared on MBC's Music Core (with MBLAQ).
>>  Rain performed at the Dream Concert 2010, on Thursday, May 22, 2010, at the Seoul World Cup Stadium.
>>  Rain gave a spectacular performance on Sketchbook.
>>  Rain performed on KBS's Music Bank on May 21st.
>>  Rain appeared (with MBLAQ) on MNET's M! Countdown on May 20th.
>>  On May 19th, Rain appeared on OBS Entertainment News.
>>  Rain appeared on MBC's FM Music Party on May 19th.
>>  Rain appeared on MBC's Come Out to Play on May 17th.
>>  MBLAQ's 2nd Single Album "Y" was released on May 17th.
>>  Rain appeared on KBS1's Open Concert on May 16th.
>>  On May 16th, Rain appeared on SBS's Inkigayo.
>>  Rain made a guest appearance at Kim Jang-Hoon & Psy's Concert on May 15th.
>>  On May 15th, Rain participated in KBS1's Love Request Charity Concert @ Jamshil School Gymnasium.
>>  Rain appeared on MBC's Music Core, May 15th.
>>  On May 14th, Rain appeared on KBS's Music Bank.
>>  Rain appeared on MNET's Kim Je-Dong Show (pre-recorded).
>>  On May 13th, Rain appeared on KBS2's Happy Together 3 (with Joon & Hyori) (pre-recorded).
>>  On May 13th, Rain appeared on O'live TV.
>>  Rain appeared on the talk show Intimate Note (with Joon) on May 13th.
>>  On May 13th, Rain appeared on MNet's M! Countdown.
>>  On May 12th, Rain became a final nominee in the 2010 MTV Movie Awards.  He's up for Biggest Badass Star, for his work in Ninja Assassin.
>>  On May 12th, Rain pre-recorded MBC's FM4U Yun Doo-Joon & IYOU's Close Friend (broadcast date TBD).
>>  Rain held 3 autograph events on May 12th @: Yongsan i'Park Mall, Music Korea in Myung-dong & Kyobo Hottrax in Kangnamgu.
>>  May 12, Rain appeared LIVE on SBS Power FM Choi Howa-Jung's Power Time.
>>  Rain appeared on SBS's Power FM Sweet Sorrow's Ten Ten Club, May 11th (pre-recorded).
>>  Rain appeared on SBS's Inkigayo, May 9th.
>>  Rain participated in 2010 Green Ribbon Hope Event on May 9th.
>>  May 8th, Rain appeared on MBC's Music Core.
>>  Rain appeared on KBS's Music Bank, May 7th.
>>  May 6th, Rain appeared LIVE on KBS's Cool FM Super Junior's Kiss The Radio.
>>  Rain appeared on MNet's M! Countdown, May 6th.
>>  On May 5th, Rain appeared LIVE on SBS's Jeong Seon-Hee's Love FM.
>>  Rain appeared LIVE on KBS's Cool FM Narsha's Volume Up, May 4th.
>>  On May 4th, Rain pre-recorded KBS's Open Concert.
>>  Rain shined on the cover of the Japanese Magazine Pia.
>>  Rain graced the cover of Lotte Homme  (Lotte Men).
>>  Rain appeared on the May 2010 cover of KBOOM.
>>  Rain appeared in the May 2010 issue of Cosmopolitan (Light My Fire).

March 2010
>>  Rain's ZEPP LOVE TOUR:  Tokyo on 6/22-6/23; Fukuoka on 6/25; Osaka on 6/28-6/29; Nagoya on 7/1-7/2; Sendai on 7/4; Sapporo on
 ​    7/5.   All concert dates, except for the Saitama Super Arena in July, were SOLD OUT.
>>  Rain began filming his new Korean drama The Fugitive: Plan B (Runaway/Domangja).
>>  Rain performed in the opening ceremony of the 2010 Nationwide Live Sports Festival on June 11th.
>>  Rain won "Biggest Badass Star" Award @ MTV Movie Awards, on June 6th, in Los Angeles, California!  Yay!
>>  Rain promoted Cartier's "Love Day."  The photos are out.  Love Day itself is June 3rd.

June 2010
>>  Rain's ZEPP LOVE TOUR encore in Saitama, Japan on 7/17-7/18.  MBLAQ joined the show & participated in The Fugitive: Plan B.
>>  Rain continued to film The Fugitive: Plan B. Locations included:  Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Shanghai, Beijing, Macau, Hong Kong & Manila.
>>  On July 12, Korea's Rain triumphed over Japan's Tokio Hotel to become the champion of MTV's World Cup of Rock​.  Go Clouds!

July 2010
>>  The Fugitive: Plan B aired in South Korea on September 29.
>>  Teasers 1-5 for The Fugitive: Plan B began to air in Korea and on KBSWorldi.com. 
>>  Rain performed in Smart Communications' Intensity Show at SM Mall of Asia, in Manila, The Philippines on September 11.
>>  Rain continued to film The Fugitive: Plan B.

September 2010
August 2010
>>  Rain continued to film The Fugitive: Plan B.  Locations included Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Shanghai, Beijing, Macau, Hong Kong & Manila.
>>  An article about Rain appeared in the August 25th edition of the SingTao Daily, in New York.
>>  A press event for The Fugitive: Plan B was held in Macau on August 24 after a fervent request from the local media.

>>  Rain performed in the G20 2010 Asia Song Festival on October 23, at the Jamsil Olympic Athletics Stadium in Seoul, South Korea.
>>  On October 22, Rain performed at a charitable event at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Hannam-dong, Seoul, South Korea.
>>  The Fugitive: Plan B Original Soundtrack, featuring MBLAQ (among other K-Pop artists), was officially released on October 15.
>>  Rain and Bbaek-ga's Nikon CF from the Philippines was released on October 8.
>>  On October 6, the first English-subtitled episode of The Fugitive: Plan B aired on KBSWorldi!
>>  Elle Korea featured The Fugitive: Plan B's Seoul Press Conference on October 4.
>>  Rain appeared in a Lotte World Premium CF on October 1.
>>  On October 1, Rain appeared in The Fugitive: Plan B feature in the October Edition of Korean InStyle Magazine.
>>  Rain continued to film The Fugitive: Plan B.

October 2010
November 2010
>>  Rain won Best Solo Dance Performance for "Love Song" in the 2010 MNet Asian Music Awards.
>>  Rain represented South Korea in the closing ceremony of the XVI Asiad in Guangzhou, China, on November 27.
>>  On November 26, Rain performed at the 9th Lotte Family Concert, at the Seoul Olympic Fencing Stadium, in Seoul, South Korea.
>>  Rain and MBLAQ were featured in 10asia Magazine's first Idol Encyclopedia on November 11.
>>  On November 4, Rain's new Nikon D3100/D7000 CF was released.
>>  Rain appeared in a new CJ One Card CF on November 3.
>>  Rain continued to film The Fugitive: Plan B.

December 2010
>>  Retro-fitted Rain dazzled his fans with his 2010 Adieu Concert on  December 31st. 
>>  Rain made a surprise guest appearance at the JYP Nation Teamplay Concert on December 24th.
>>  Rain attended MCM charity event at Lotte Mall on December 23rd.
>>  Rain appeared in a KBS Entertainment Weekly Guerrilla Interview on December 21st.
>>  Rain completed filming of The Fugitive: Plan B series and the series completed its airing in Korea in the middle of December.
>>  The Fugitive: Plan B aired across the globe.
>>  Rain subject of new textbook by researcher Sun Jung: Korean Masculinities & Transcultural Consumption: Yonsama, Rain, Oldboy, K-Pop
    ​ Idols.
January 2011
>>  Rain made an appearance @ London's MCM Store. Cloud USA's forum moderator, Katie, was in the house. Read her fan account HERE.
>>  Rain was spotted in London on January 24.
>>  On January 21, Cloud USA celebrated its 1st Anniversary. Forum Moderator, Katie, leads Cloud USA members in a
     Top-secret Anniversary Project.
>>  On January 19, MTV Style also made Rain their Hottest Hustler of the Day.
>>  On Jan. 19, Rain appeared in Geneva, Switzerland @ the 21st SIHH (Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genéve) High Jewelry Fair
     for Cartier.
>>  On January 19, it was reported that Rain had signed an endorsement contract with China's cosmetics brand Mentholatum.
>>  Rain was spotted in Paris on January 18.
>>  On January 16, Rain left for a mini/working-vacation in Europe.
>>  On Jan. 16, Cloud USA received an autographed B2TB album from Rain, in appreciation for his Christmas Box (You're welcome. :-} ^@@^).
>>  On January 15, The Fugitive: Plan B EOR set went on sale in KBSWorldi.com's E-Store.
>>  On January 11, MBLAQ released a second music video from BLAQ Style, called Stay.
     (Note: Rain wrote the song on their album called Darling).
>>  MBLAQ released first full-length album BLAQ Style on January 10.
>>  On January 3rd, Rain "babies" MBLAQ made started off their comeback just right, with their music video of Cry.
>>  Rain began work on his new film and his new album.
>>  On February 28, Rain received his World Star Grand Prize from Seoul Arts College at their official awards ceremony. 
>>  On February 24, Rain made Forbes Korea's Top 40 Power Celebrity List.
>>  On February 21, Rain's Official Fan Club (The Cloud) began their annual membership drive. (Instructions on how to join are HERE!).
>>  Rain dropped in on a Psy concert and thrilled the crowd on February 20.
>>  On Feb. 20, MBLAQ signed with Sony Records for their debut in Japan.
>>  On Feb. 18, Rain visited a ROK Air Force unit to do some research for his role in Red Muffler.
>>  Rain appeared on the cover and inside Esquire Korea's March 2011 issue.  Pics of the shoot were released on Feb. 16. 
>>  Red Muffler (Red Scarf) remake began casting and preparations for filming.  
>>  On Feb 11, Rain performed at the 62nd SAPPORO SNOW & K-POP FESTIVAL, 'Love & Peace in Harmony', a charity event co-hosted by
     Korea's Culture Industry Foundation (KOFICE) and Japan's Sapporo Tourism Association (NPO).
>>  On February 9, it was announced that Rain had won the Seoul Arts College's World Star Grand Prize.
>>  On February 5, Rainy Day, Season 2 Ends... :-{.
February 2011
March 2011
>>  MTV's Style Blog named Rain their Hot Dude of the Day for the 2nd time, on March 28 (in response to his Beijing concert performance :-}).
>>  The 2011 RAIN ASIA TOUR 'THE BEST’ concert took place on March 26, in Beijing.
>>  Rain signed a four-year contract to become the new spokesmodel for J.VJQ v-onface, on March 26.
>>  Rain's official fan club, The Cloud, ended their recruitment for The 8th Cloud, on March 26.
>>  The Fugitive: PLAN B's Drama DVD set, with English subtitles, was finally released on March 25, 2011.
>>  On March 22, Rain joined other celebrities to help with KBS World TV’s Open Concert Special for Japan Earthquake Relief.
>>  Rain appeared at the 9th Pattaya International Music Festival in Thailand, on March 19.
>>  MTV's Style Blog chose Rain as their Hot Dude of the Day on March 17 (in response to Rain's Esquire Korea's cover and feature).
>>  Filming of Red Muffler began on March 17.
>>  Rain sent his condolences to Japan on March 14, in the wake of a massive earthquake & tsunami. His Clouds raised funds for relief efforts.
>>  On March 11, Rain finally put on his "red scarf" and met the Korean Air Force Chief of Staff.
>>  Shanghai's pop group "Top Combine" interviewed Rain exclusively for QIYI on March 5.
>>  Rain guested on Radio FM90.0 out of Beijing, on March 3.
>>  On March 2, Rain’s 珍愛(Treasure), the promotional song for his environmental project in China, was released and hits #5 in Baidu's Top 100.
>>  Rain appeared on Sohu Star Chat, in Beijing, China, on March 1.
>>  On March 1, Rain was named ambassador for environmental protection in China, with a focus on preventing desertification.
>>  Rain appeared on the cover and is featured in Esquire Korea Magazine.

April 2011
>>  Rain continued filming Red Muffler (a.k.a., Red Scarf or Flight: Close to the Sun!)
>>  On April 14, Rain won 1st place on the Time 100 Online Poll. He attended the Time 100 Gala in NYC on April 26, 2011.
>>  Rain shot a CF for MENtholatum on April 12.
>>  On April 10, Rain appeared in concert at the 2011 Formula 1 PETRONAS Grand Prix, in Malaysia.
>>  Rain's Clouds were nominated in MTV's Online Music Awards as Best Fan Army.
>>  Rain was nominated for Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People Online Poll on April 4.
>>  On April 4, Taiwanese and Chinese versions of Rain's March 2011 Esquire cover were spotted.
>>  Rain's CF for Haechahndle Red Pepper Paste began to be released on April 3.
>>  On April 2, Rainy Day, Season 3 began.
>>  Rain's ads for MENtholatum began to appear in China on April 2.
>>  On April 1, Rain landed on MTV USA's Headlines of the Week page.

>>  Rain continued filming of Red Muffler (a.k.a., Red Scarf or Flight: Close to the Sun!) and worked on his upcoming album.
>>  On May 27, Rain participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the opening of MCM's new boutique in Hong Kong.
>>  Rain completed his BEST Concert Tour with stops in Beijing (March 26), Thailand, Macao, Taiwan, Singapore, Shanghai, and Guangzhou.
>>  Rain performed with Jan Vogler in a POP MEETS CLASSIC mini-concert, as part of the Dresden Music Festival, on the Semperopera stage.
>>  On May 18, Rain's 2nd commercial spot for Haechahndle Red Pepper Paste was aired. (It's SO yummy.)
>>  On May 6, The Mary & Tracy Show on Blogtalk Radio, from Los Angeles, California, covered Rain in their "Important People Series."  
>>  Rain gave a lecture at Dong Seoul National University.
>>  Rain became an ambassador to Gangnam-gu.
May 2011
June 2011
>>  Rain continued filming of Red Muffler (a.k.a., Red Scarf or Flight: Close to the Sun!) and worked on his upcoming album.
>>  Rain was featured on TV Azteca’s Top Ten music show… in Mexico!
>>  Cloud USA's first Cloudburst meeting (face-to-face fan meeting) was held in Atlanta, Georgia.
>>  Rain signed with Hainan Asia Pacific Brewery, a subsidiary of Heineken International.
>>  Cloud USA sent chic "From Our Hearts to Yours" Birthday Scrapbook Project to Rain for his 2011 birthday.
>>  Rain was featured in Japanese magazine クレアスタ Crazy For Asian Star Vol. 5. 
>>  Rain won MTV-Korea's K-Pop's Hottest Summer Body poll.  In response, MTV-Korea posted all of Rain's official Music Videos.  (Wah...).
>>  Rain featured and covered Men's Uno Hong Kong.
August 2011
>>  Rain continued to film Flight: Close to the Sun (a.k.a., Red Muffler or Red Scarf).
>>  Rain continued to work on his next album. Slated for an April 2011 drop, but delayed.
>>  The Chinese Cloud's 2000 Poplar Trees for the Million Tree Project were planted in Mongolia this month.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in July:  Haechandle Red Pepper Paste, Anchor Beer, MENtholatum, VIPS Steakhouse.
>>  On July 17, Rain shared pics of his new puppy "The General Bokgu" on Twitter.  His Clouds go wild over the cute little ball of fur.
>>  On July 9, Rain held the “Lotte Rain Premium Concert 2011“ and a fan meeting with his Japanese fans, in Seoul.
>>  Special fan seating for Rain's Best Concert Tour began to go on sale on July 9, in South Korea.
>>  On July 7, it was announced that South Korea won its 2018 Winter Olympics bid.
>>  On July 5, Rain announced his next concert tour--Rain: The Best Show 2011, to be held in South Korea, in August and September.
July 2011
>>  Filming of Flight: Close to the Sun (a.k.a., Red Muffler or Red Scarf) wraps.
>>  Rain continued to work on his next album. Slated for an April 2011 drop, but delayed.
>>  Rain: The Best Show 2011 Concert Tour began (see the tour schedule above).
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in August: Anchor Beer, MENtholatum, VIPS Steakhouse, J.VJQ. 
>>  On August 16, Rain released his new single, "Busan Woman," a song he wrote just for his fans.
>>  Rain announced a potential Hollywood project with Richard Gere after his military service ends (in 3 years).
>>  Rain covered Men’s Uno China No. 89, for August 2011.
>>  On Sept. 30, Cloud USA announced their Yellow Ribbon for Rain Projects ( digital calendar and Twibbon campaign). 
>>  Rain performed at the 2011 Disabled Peoples' Culture & Art Festival on September 29, in Seoul City.​
>>  Rain announced that his Army enlistment date would be October 11, 2011.  
>>  The Rain: The Best Show 2011 Concert Tour ended on Sept. 25. 
>>  Rain fans throughout Asia & across the world donated 3.61 tons of food to the needy @ Rain's Best Show concert in Seoul, on Sept. 24.
>>  Rain presented a live charity concert in Tokyo & Kobe on September 13 and 15, to raise additional monies for disaster relief in Japan.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in September:  MENtholatum, Adidas. 
>>  Rain continued to work on his next album. Slated for an April 2011 drop, but to date no release date has been announced.
Welcome to Cloud USA's Rain on the Horizon History Page.

To reminisce over all of the spectacular achievements Rain has accomplished since February 2010 (when Cloud USA was born), just scroll down the page.  You'll find his most recently completed events and activities at the bottom.

For more information on Rain's upcoming activities/events, you may visit the main "Rain on the Horizon" page, Rain's official fan club, The Cloud, or Rain's official schedule on Rain Company's website.

Terri :-}

October 2011
>>  Cloud USA continued their Yellow Ribbon for Rain Projects ( digital calendar and Twibbon campaign). 
>>  Rain and The Men Behind the Man featured in 1st Look Magazine (Adidas CF).
>>  On Oct. 11, Rain officially enlisted in the ROK Army, at the 306 Reserve Battalion, in the city of Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi Province.​​
>>  On Oct. 9, Rain performed at the 5th Gangnam Fashion Festival for 20,000 fans, in a final concert before his military service began.
>>  On Oct. 7, Rain attended a press conference @ the Busan Int'l Film Festival for Soar: Close to the Sun. Film to be released in early 2012.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in October:  MENtholatum, CJ One, Adidas.
November 2011
>>  Cloud USA continued their Yellow Ribbon for Rain Projects ( digital calendar and Twibbon campaign).
>>  On November 22, Cloud USA launched Cloud USA TV.
>>  ​MSN Entertainment Malaysia chose Rain's "Raizo" as one of their "Top 25 On-screen Bodies."
>>  PVT Ji Hoon Jung graduated from basic training on Nov 17.  He received the 5th Divisional Commander's Citation for exemplary service.
>>  On November 9, it was announced that Rain has been chosen as an Assistant ​Instructor of the 5th Infantry Division
>>  ​On November 6, it was announced that Rain was recognized as a First Class Marksman.
>>  Rain continued his mandatory military service in the ROK Army​.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in November:  Anchor Beer, Adidas, CJ One, Coupang, MENtholatum, and VIPS.
September 2011
December 2011
>>  Cloud USA continued their Yellow Ribbon for Rain Projects ( digital calendar and Twibbon campaign).
>>  Cloud USA TV continued to broadcast on livestream.
>>  Rain was included in MTV Style’s The Best Men’s Fashion of 2011.
>>  Rain nominated in the JaeKyung Ilbo’s "This Year’s 2011 Star" poll.
>>  Rain received a “Special Combatant” award for outstanding physical achievements during basic training & was rewarded w/a 6-night LOA).
>>  The Cloud prepared to ship membership goods to official members of the 8th Cloud.
>>  Rain continued his mandatory military service in the ROK Army, as an assistant instructor of the 5th Infantry Division​.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in December:  Anchor Beer, Adidas, CJ One, Coupang, MENtholatum, and VIPS.
January 2012
>>  Cloud USA continued their Yellow Ribbon for Rain Projects ( digital calendar and Twibbon campaign).
>>  Rain earned his 100-day leave of absence weekend.
>>  ​On January 21, 2012, Cloud USA celebrated their 2nd Anniversary.
​>>  Cloud USA TV continued to broadcast on livestream.
>>  Rain's Clouds continued to anticipate the release of Rain's new movie, Soar: Into the Sun.
>>  Rain's TV Drama, "A Love to Kill" finally appears in Dramafever.com's line-up.  (It's about time. O_o)
>> ​ Rain places 3rd in Airirang TV's Online Poll, as Foreign Fans' Favorite.
>>  ​Rain, G-Dragon, and T.O.P. included in the "Legend of MCM."
>>  The Cloud delivered goodies to Rain and his recruit-mates in the ROK Army (Aw).
>>  The Cloud delivered membership goods to official members of the 8th Cloud (Yay!).
>>  Rain continues his mandatory military service in the ROK Army, as an assistant instructor of the 5th Infantry Division​.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in January:  Anchor Beer, Coupang, J.VJQ (scream!), and MENtholatum.
February 2012
>>  Cloud USA continued our Twibbon campaign(and worked on compiling our digital calendar for Rain).
>>  Rain was chosen as an entertainment soldier by the ROK Army's Public Relations Division.
>>  Rain earned another leave of absence and spent about a week with friends and family.
>>  Rain's "A Love To Kill" scored #4 on DramaFever.com's "Top 5 Viewers’ Favorite" list.
>>  The Hawai’ian Clouds enjoyed a "Hearts with 비" valentine celebration.
>>  Promotions for Rain's new movie, Soar: Into the Sun, began.
>>  Rain's Ninja Assassin was discovered on U.S. Time Warner'sOn Demand line-up.
>>  ​Cloud USA TV continued to broadcast on livestream.
>>  News photographer Seo Seong Yi won an Excellence Award with image “Rain Becomes A Soldier.”
>>  Cloud USA added a CafePress shop to our Cloud USA Store.
>>  Rain's recruit-mates continued to share news and pics of Rain (delighting Rain's Clouds and frustrating the ROK Army).

>>  Rain continued his mandatory military service in the ROK Army, as an assistant instructor of the 5th Infantry Division​.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in February:  Adidas, Anchor Beer, Coupang, J.VJQ, MENtholatum, Nikon, and VIPS.
March 2012
>>  Cloud USA continued our Twibbon campaign.
>>  ​Cloud USA TV continued to broadcast on livestream.
>>  Rain performed in the Seoul Peace Concert on March 26, in Seoul, South Korea
>>  On March 23, Cloud USA completed our Yellow Ribbon for Rain digital calendar project.
>>  Rain and fellow soldiers MCed @ the Hanoi Opera House for the 2012 Korea-Vietnam Friendship Concert on March 21.
>>  On March 20, Rain and fellow soldiers made an appearance at the Hanoi Korean School
>>  Jung Ji Hoon and Kim JiHoon MCed @ the Ho Chi Minh Military Theatre in Hanoi on March 19.
>>  On March 14, Rain was interviewed on DEMA blog site 어울림 (Oullim)
>>  Rain began his stint as an entertainment soldier with the ROK Army's Public Relations Division on March 13.
>>  On March 11, I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK was discovered on Netflix's Instant Play line-up.
>>  Cloud USA introduced our new Cloud USA YouTube Channel & our new YouTube Channel Moderator JJ.
>>  Promotions continued for Rain's new movie, Soar: Into the Sun.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in March:  Anchor Beer, Coupang, J.VJQ, and MENtholatum
April 2012
>>  Cloud USA continued our Twibbon campaign and finally reached 5000 supporters!
>>  ​Cloud USA TV continued to broadcast on livestream.
>>  Download your FREE copy of Cloud USA's Yellow Ribbon for Rain digital calendar project here.
>>  PFC Jung JiHoon/Rain appeared as MC for the Defense Report 2012 on April 28.
>>  #aDecadeWithRAIN Trended worldwide on Twitter on Rain's 10th Debut Anniversary thanks to his dedicated Clouds.
>>  Rain celebrated his 10th Debut Anniversary on April 28!  Happy Anniversary, Ji-Hoon!
>>  On April 28, Rainy ENT announced that Rain's Official Website had been revamped. Cloud USA thought it looked spectacular! :-} ^@@^
>>  Cloud USA discovered, on April 26 (Terri's birthday!) that A Love to Kill would be coming to KBS World TV in the U.S.A.!
>>  On April 24, Rain was discovered as a "Dream Celebrity Wedding" groom on fashion community Polyvore.
>>  On April 24, fans across the universe began to celebrate Rain's 10th Debut Anniversary in a variety of ways.
>>  Rain and troop-mates participated in National Disabled Persons Day in Korea.
>>  Cloud USA discovered Rain's drama, "Sangdoo, Let's Go to School," on Dramafever.com.
>>  On April 19, Rain won 2nd Place in allkpop's Best Male Dancer Fan Tournament.
>>  On April 19, it was announced that Rain would be serving as the MC for a documentary on Korea's defense industry.
>>  On April 17, Cloud USA discovered that 87Eleven Action Design was using an image of Rain's "Raizo" as their facebook cover art.
>>  Rainy Entertainment announced a 10th Rain “Debut Anniversary” Commemorative Event (banner contest) on April 16.
>>  From April 12-15, Cloud USA took a break and vacationed at ActionFest, in Asheville, North Carolina.
>>  Rainy Entertainment announced the sale of a "Remember Rain Diary," to commemorate Rain's official 10th debut anniversary, on April 28.
>>  PFC JiHoon Jung (Rain) was honored with a military ambassadorship on April 10.
>>  On April 9, Cloud USA leader-member Dot Kelly,(Dulcie) was appointed as Cloud USA's Activities Director.
>>  On April 9, PFC JiHoon Jung (Rain) appeared as a special guest on 96.7 Friends FM radio.
>>  PFC JiHoon Jung appeared briefly on the April 5th Reservist Day Special Broadcast.
>>  On April 5, U.S. Ambassador in Seoul, Mr. Sung Kim, included Rain on his list of favorite singers in the 4th EP of "Ask the
     Ambassador."
>>  On April 3, Rainy Entertainment created an official Twitter account:  @rainyent.
>>  Rain continued to top Whopopular.com's list of most popular musicians in the world.
>>  On Sunday, April 1, PFC Jung Ji-Hoon appeared as a special guest on 96.7 Friends FM Radio.
>>  Cloud USA's YouTube Channel Moderator, JJ, continues to do a superb job on Cloud USA YouTube Channel.
>>  Promotions continued for Rain's new movie, Soar: Into the Sun.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in April:  Anchor Beer, Coupang, J.VJQ, and MENtholatum.

May 2012
>>  Cloud USA continued our Twibbon campaign.
>>  ​Cloud USA TV continued to broadcast on livestream.
>>  Download your FREE copy of Cloud USA's Yellow Ribbon for Rain digital calendar project here.
>>  Please buy Cloud USA merchandise on CafePress, via our Cloud USA Store, & help support this site.  Thanks.  :-}  ^@@^
>>  Rain announced on Speeding Instinct that his movie Return to Base (formerly Soar: Into the Sun) is scheduled to premiere on August 9.
>>  On May 31, Rain was spotted on Spotify.  (Join and share your Rain playlists, so he can get some chump change.  Thanks.)
>>  Rain performed at the Patriotic Concert in Yongin City, on May 30.
>>  On May 29, Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the Army Capital Defense Command.
>>  Cloud USA announced their Pinterest Page on May 26.
>>  On May 24, Rain performed at the Armed Services Family Month Joint Concert.
>>  Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the 3rd Airborne Brigade on May 23.
>>  On May 21, it was announced a Rain’s Consolatory Train performance would grace June 2012 cover of HIM Military Culture Mag., Vol. 14.
>>  Rain's movie, Soar: Into the Sun was officially retitled "Return to Base" on May 21.
>>  On May 19, J.Tune Entertainment began to reveal MBLAQ's ‘THE BLAQ% TOUR’ teasers, starting with SEUNGHO.
>>  On May 18, Rain and KCM’s official Speeding Instinct sub-site on DEMA was announced. Visit the show's page HERE.
>>  Rainy Entertainment took orders for the fans' "Remember Rain Diary" (commemorating Rain's official 10th debut anniversary, on April 24.)
>>  Cloud USA's Activities Director, Dot Kelly (Dulcie) continued her excellent job of planning Cloud USA's group trip to Seoul, SK (Fall, 2013).
>>  On May 12, Rain & KCM’s first 질주본능/Speeding Instinct military radio show broadcasted worldwide (Show airs Fri & Sat, 11:00 p.m. EST.)
>>  On May 10, KBS World released the “A Love To Kill” trailer in anticipation of the show's broadcast in the U.S.A.
>>  Rainy Entertainment's Twitter account (@rainyent) continued to be awesome.
>>  Rain continued to top Whopopular.com's list of most popular musicians in the world.
>>  On May 8, Rain and other entertainment soldiers attended The Cultural Festival for Military Recruits at the 306 Supplement.
>>  On May 8, Rain performed at the Consolatory Train Show.
>>  Cloud USA's YouTube Channel Moderator, JJ, continued to do a superb job on Cloud USA YouTube Channel.
>>  Promotions continued for Rain's new movie, Return to Base (formerly Soar: Into the Sun).
>>  Rain, Park HyoShin, Kim SungWon, and other celebrity soldiers attended the Military Family Children’s Day Event on May 5.
>>  On May 5, PFC Jung JiHoon/Rain presented the ROK Army's Defense Report 2012, on Chosun TV.
>>  PFC JiHoon Jung/Rain guested on 96.7 Friends FM Radio on May 2nd.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in May: Coupang.
>>  Cloud USA continued our Twibbon Campaign.
>>  Download your FREE copy of Cloud USA's Yellow Ribbon for Rain digital calendar project here.
>>  Please buy Cloud USA merchandise on CafePress, via our Cloud USA Store, & help support this site.  Thanks.  :-}  ^@@^
>>​  Rain Twitter trended and MNet sent Rain a salute on his birthday.
>>  Rain turned 31 years old (30 in International age) on June 25.  Happy Birthday Rain, from Cloud USA!  :-}  ^@@^
>>  On June 24, Rainy Entertainment's YouTube Channel opened with a "Happy 31st Birthday Rain" video.  :-}
>>  Rain performed at the Military Music Festival in Gongju-si, on June 23.
>>  On June 22, Rain performed at the Radienteering Competition Event.
>>  Rain performed at the Military/Citizen's Concert in Bucheon on June 20.
>>  On June 20, the first R2B: Return to Base movie trailer was released.
>>  "Fred and Barney" won Cloud USA's Best Rain/KCM Comedic Alter Ego Opinion Poll.
>>  Cloud USA's Activities Director, Dot Kelly (Dulcie) continued her excellent job of planning Cloud USA's group trip to Seoul, SK (Fall, 2013).
>>  On June 16, Rain performed in the Yeosu Expo Pop Festival.
>>  Rain visited the Deceased Patriots City Park and the National Cemetery.
>>  Rainy Entertainment's Twitter account (@rainyent) continued to be awesome.
>>  Rain continued to top Whopopular.com's list of most popular musicians in the world.
>>  On June 14, Cloud USA discovered that Rain's Official Website has been R2B'd.​
>>  On June 14 & 17, Cloud USA TV broadcasted their second fan-made video series: Rain Mania: Best Fan-made Videos 2   
>>  Rain welcomed recruits at the 306 Supplement Enlistment Cultural Festival, on June 12.
>>  ​On June 12, via their Twitter account, Rainy Entertainment revealed the first R2B: Return to Base promotional movie poster.
>>  Cloud USA's YouTube Channel Moderator, JJ, continued to do a superb job on Cloud USA YouTube Channel.
>>  Promotions continued for Rain's new movie, Return to Base (formerly Soar: Into the Sun).
>>  Fans' "Remember Rain Diaries", commemorating Rain's official 10th debut anniversary) were delivered.  (Yay!)
>>  Rain performed at the 6th Pocheon Ildong Roly Poly Harmony Festival on June 9.
>>  PFCs JiHoon Jung/Rain and KCM continued to host 96.7 Friends FM Radio's "Speeding Instinct" show, Sat. & Sun., noon-2 PM KST.
>>  On June 1, Rain rode the Consolatory Train on Jeju Island.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in May: Mentholatum...um...and that's all.
June 2012
July 2012
>>  Cloud USA continued our Twibbon campaign.
>>  Download your FREE copy of Cloud USA's Yellow Ribbon for Rain digital calendar project here.
>>  Please buy Cloud USA merchandise on CafePress, via our Cloud USA Store, & help support this site.  Thanks.  :-}  ^@@^
>>  On July 28, Rain performed again at a special K-Pop Concert at the Yeosu Expo.
>>  Global Clouds banded together for a global charitable R2B: Return to Base VIP Premiere ticket donation project on July 20.​
>>  On July 20, Rainy Entertainment announced a special VIP Premiere event for R2B: Return to Base on August 14., in Seoul, South Korea.
​>>  The full R2B: Return to Base / 리턴투베이스 movie trailer was released on July 13.  Boy, is it a killer.
>>  On July 7, Ninja Assassin was discovered on Netflix.​
>>  On July 6, MBLAQ and IU made it rain in Hong Kong.​
>>  On July 6, Rain performed at the Love of Country Concert for Youth.
>>  Rain continued to perform in The Consolatory Train, entertaining troops all over South Korea.
>>  Cloud USA's Activities Director, Dot Kelly (Dulcie) continued her excellent job of planning Cloud USA's group trip to Seoul, SK (Fall, 2013).
>>  On July 2, James Teigue, Ninja Assassin's Director (promoting The Raven) sent a video message to Lee Joon, Rain, & Korean fans.
​>>  On July 2, we announced that Cloud USA's YouTube Channel was collecting "Busan Woman" subbed in a variety of languages worldwide.
>>  Rainy Entertainment's Twitter account (@rainyent) continued to be awesome.
​>>  On July 1, Dramafever's Blog shared 50 hottest photos of Rain.  What an awesome list.
>>  Cloud USA's YouTube Channel Moderator, JJ, continued to do a superb job on Cloud USA YouTube Channel.
>>  Promotions continued for Rain's new movie, R2B:  Return to Base (formerly Soar: Into the Sun).
>>  On July 1, Rain sang Lee Juk's "I'm So Fortunate" live on "Speeding Instinct" and Clouds all over the world swooned.  :-}
>>  PFCs JiHoon Jung/Rain and KCM continued to host 96.7 Friends FM Radio's "Speeding Instinct" show, Sat. & Sun., noon-2 PM KST.​
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in July: R2B: Return to Base promotional stills & trailers.
​​>>  Rain's Official Cloud fansite was relocated and updated in August. And it looks awesome.
>>  The R2B: Return to Base Ticket Charitable Project was completed.  Read all about it on Cloud USA's Media Blog.
>>  Rain's Consolatory Train appearances continued. Keep an eye out for performance vids and pics on Cloud USA's Media Blog.
>>  On August 31, R2B: Return to Base premiered in Vietnam!
>>  The AMC Colonial 18 reported that R2B: Return to Base was their 3rd highest grossing film during its first week in Atlanta! ​
>>  On August 24, R2B: Return to Base premiered in the U.S.A. and Canada!
>>  On August 22, Rain delighted his castmates and fans alike by making an appearance at an R2B: Return to Base showing in Wangsimni.
>>  On August 16, CJ Entertainment America's R2B: Return to Base English-language promotions began!
>>  Rain's R2B: Return to Base is released in South Korea on August 15! Visit The Cloud or Cloud USA's Media Blog for info.
​>>  K-Pop Cinema Presents Rain: The Best Show 3D Theater is released on August 15! Visit K-Pop Cinema's English Page for more info.
>>  On the eve of the premiere of R2B: Return to Base, Rain's Clouds all over the world participated in a Twitter Trending event.
>>  The VIP "Global" Preview of R2B: Return to Base was held in Seoul, South Korea on August 14. Sponsored by The Cloud.
>>  On August 13, CJ Entertainment revealed that R2B: Return to Base was sold in advance to over 30 countries.
>>  On August 13, Rain performed at the Chuncheon Enlistment Event for soon-to-be ROKA recruits.
>>  Rainy Entertainment shared R2B Character Cards via Twitter on August 6.
>>  On August 2, Rain wrote a letter to his fans and to his R2B Director and co-stars.
​​>>  Rain​ and KCM continued host the 질주본능/Speeding Instinct military radio show Sat. & Sun., noon to 2:00pm KST.
     Check your own timezone for the comparable showing times in your area.  Access the show using Internet Explorer and Real Player by
     visiting the URL mms://222.122.215.225/R2 and clicking "allow"​​ when the pop-up window appears, to allow Real Player to begin
     playing the show's streaming audio.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in August:  R2B: Return to Base promotional stills & trailers.

August 2012
May 2010
(FYI, this was the month when Cloud USA decided we may have made a TERRIBLE MISTAKE in following this guy.  LOL.)
September 2012
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in September:  R2B: Return to Base promotional stills & trailers, Mentholatum. 
>>  On September 24, Rain was hospitalized due to back pain.  His scheduled performances were cancelled, including his "Be the Star" judging
>>  Rain performed on "Soldiers Day" in Hongcheon, at the 11th Division on September 20.
>>  On September 18, Rain performed in the Military Concert for Daegu Citizens (marking the 62nd Anniv. of the end of the Korean War).
>>  Rain performed in the Consolatory Train at the 27 ROKA Division on September 17.
>>  On September 15, Rain performed at the 9th Comrade-in-Arms Marathon.
​​​​​​​>>  On September 13, Rain performed in the Consolatory Train at the 38th Air Force Combat Wing.
>>  R2B: Return to Base premiered in Thailand on September 6!
​>>  On September 4, Rain performed in the Consolatory Train at the 1st Marine Corps Division (Open to the public).
>>  Rain appeared at the WCC Navy Military Band Concert at the Jeju Museum of Contemporary Art on September 1.​
​>>  Rain performed at the Black Eagle Celebratory Air Show, at Seoul Air Base on September 1.
>>  Rain​ and KCM hosted the 질주본능/Speeding Instinct military radio show every weekend. The show aired every Saturday and Sunday,      ​
​     from noon to 2:00pm Korean Standard Time.  You can still access the show around the globe using Internet Explorer and Real Player by
     visiting the URL mms://222.122.215.225/R2 and clicking "allow"​​ when the pop-up window appears, to allow Real Player to begin playing
    ​ the show's streaming audio. ​
>>  Rain performed in the Consolatory Train at the Marine 2nd Infantry Division on October 26.
>>  ​Rain donated a pair of sneakers to the 2012 Sharing Sneakers Hope Festival for needy youth (Oct 26-27).
>>  ​On October 23, Rain performed in the Consolatory Train at the Army General Administration School.
>>  In October, several Cloud USA members won R2B: Return to Base tee-shirts from CJ Entertainment America.  Delightful!​
>>  ​Rain's appearance @ the Enlistment Cultural Festival, on October 22, was cancelled due to rain (the weather).  LOL.
>>  ​On Saturday, Oct. 20, Rain performed at the United Nations Veterans Memorial Peace Concert, at the Yongsan War Memorial Peace Center.
>>  ​Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the ROK Combat Training Corps on October 19.
>>  R2B: Return to Base (Soar into the Sun) opened in Singapore on October 18!​
>>  ​On October 17, Rain made a guest appearance on Kim Jae-wook's Friends 96.7 FM’s radiojumam show & marked one year of his military
     service!
>>  On October 15, Clouds began to pay for their pre-ordered Limited Edition Rain: The Best Show DVD Packages.​
>>  Rain performed in the Gyeryong Army Festival, October 11 through October 13.​
>>  On October 11, Rain performed in the Ground Forces Festival Consolatory Train.​
>>  Rain performed at the Chilsung Festival Dream Concert, on October 10.​
>>  On October 8, Rain ​performed at the Empathy Concert for National Security, at Seoul Plaza in Jung-gu’s Taepyeong-ro.
>>  ​Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the 58th Baekje Cultural Festival on October 4.
​​​​​>>  ​​Rain​ and KCM hosted the 질주본능/Speeding Instinct military radio show every weekend.  The show aired every Saturday and Sunday,
    ​ from noon to 2:00pm Korean Standard Time.  You can access the show around the globe using Internet Explorerand Real Player by visiting
     the URL  mms://222.122.215.225/R2and clicking "allow"​​ when the pop-up window appears, to allow Real Player to begin playing the show's
     streaming audio.
>>  Rain graced the cover of the October issue of "U Weekly Magazine," in Singapore (due to the release there of "Soar into the Sun."
October 2012
>>  On November 29, Rain will perform in the Consolatory Train at the Incheon Art Hall.
>>  Rain is scheduled to ride the Consolatory Train on the 22nd of November, at the ROK Navy's 1st Fleet HQ
​>>  On November 20, Rain is scheduled to ride the Consolatory Train at the ROK Army's 12th Division
>>  ​Rain is scheduled to perform in the Consolatory Train at the Marine Corps 2nd Division, on November 16.
>>  On November 13, Rain is scheduled to make an appearance with the Consolatory Train at the Jinju Victory Festival, in Jinju City.
>>  Rain is scheduled to appear at the Naval Operations ​Command on November 13, as a member of the Consolatory Train.
>>  On November 8, Rain is scheduled to ride the Consolatory Train at the 66th Army Division.  I'm assuming at the HQ. Again no English
     translations are available yet, so we're just guessing over here.  Sigh.
>>  ​Rain to perform in the Consolatory Train on Nov 6, at an Army Depot somewhere in the ROK (no English translations available yet).
>>  R2B: Return to Base (Soar into the Sun) is set to open in Malaysia and Taiwan in November!
​​​​​>>  ​​Rain​ and KCM host the 질주본능/Speeding Instinct military radio show every weekend.  The show airs every Saturday and Sunday,
    ​ from noon to 2:00pm Korean Standard Time.  You can access the show around the globe using Internet Exploreror Google Chrome
​     and Real Player by visiting the URL:  mms://222.122.215.225/R2 and then clicking "allow"​​ when the pop-up window appears, to allow
    ​ Real Player to begin playing the show's streaming audio.
November 2012
>>  Overseas Rain fans were invited to leave Rain a message on DEMA, under his New Year's Message on December 29.
>>  Rain's official fan club, The Cloud delivered Christmas gifts to Rain and his soldier mates.
>>  Cloud USA prepared a Christmas Box for Rain.  The Christmas box was received by Rainy Entertainment on December 27, 2012 and delivered
     to Rain soon after. You can read all about the project HERE.
>>  Rain performed at the "Love of Country Joint Winter Concert" on December 27.
>>  On December 22 and 23, Rain's Clouds everywhere participated in Rain’s D-200 and D-199 Day Twitter Trending Events.
>>  ​Rain appeared in a final 2012 Consolatory Train performance on December 4, at the ROK's Mechanized Infantry Division.
>>  R2B: Return to Base (Soar into the Sun/Black Eagle) opened in Japan in December.
​​​​​>>  ​​Rain​ and KCM continued to host the 질주본능/Speeding Instinct military radio show every weekend.  The show airs every Saturday and
     Sunday, from noon to 2:00pm Korean Standard Time.  You can access the show around the globe using Internet Explorer or Google Chrome
     and Real Player by visiting the URL:mms://222.122.215.225/R2and then clicking "allow"​​ when the pop-up window appears, to allow Real
    ​ Player to begin playing the show's streaming audio.
December 2012
>>  ​Rain participated in the 1st Love of Country 5K Walkathon with Seoulite (Kyungbok High School ~ Changeumoon ~ Sukjungmoon ~
     Samchung Park) on Sat., January 19, from 12:30 to 3:30 PM KST.
>>  On January 16, Rain's official fan club, The Cloud, invited Global Clouds to post a supportive message on Rain's profile page on DEMA.
     This required Korean Clouds to post our messages for us.  Read all about the project HERE.
>>  On January 15, Rain completed his week of confinement and presented a letter of apology to his unit for the wrongs he had
     committed. He also promised to faithfully carry out his duties through the end of his mandatory military service period.
>>  On January 4, Cloud USA's Operation: Tie a Yellow Ribbon began. Read all about it HERE.
>>  On January 1, a tabloid newspaper in South Korea revealed photos of Rain and Kim Tae Hee that supposedly showed the couple
     going out on a date. A few days later, Kim Tae Hee's agency admitted that the couple had been seeing each other for a little over a
     month.  The ROK Army immediately confined Rain to his quarters.  The next week, he appeared before his unit's disciplinary
     committee.  The committee reprimanded Rain for not wearing his beret while in uniform and for having three private meetings with
     Kim Tae Hee while on duty off post.  Rain was sentenced to one week of confinement in his quarters and on the military base.  His
     period of confinement occurred from January 9 through January 15. For the full recap of the whole folderol, go HERE.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in January 2013: Coupang, MENtholatum.

January 2013
February 2013
​>>  ​​On February 22, Cloud USA discovered that it is still Raining on Universal Music's It’s Raining mini-site in Hong Kong. Check it out HERE.
>>  ​On February 25, Rain won Wow! Korea's (in Japan) "The most anticipated celebrity to be discharged from military in 2013" poll.
>>  On February 17, Rain a Peruvian Cloud discovered Rain was mentioned in Peru 21 Magazine as the "King of K-Pop."
>>  On February 14, Rain rode the 2013 Consolatory Train at the Naval Education & Training Command (final show before winter break).
>>  On February 6, Cloud USA announced the release of Black Eagle (a.k.a. R2B: Return to Base) in the U.K. HERE​.
​>>  On February 5, Cloud USA announced the March 12 release of Black Eagle (a.k.a. R2B: Return to Base) in North America & Canada
    HERE.  Pre-orders have already begun.  Get yours soon!
>>  On February 3, Cloud USA's Operation: Will You Be Mine, Jung Ji-Hoon begins. Read all about it HERE.
>>  On February 1, Cloud USA welcomed Naoko (a.k.a. harudoful) to our staff, as one of our YouTube Channel moderators.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in February 2013: Coupang, MENtholatum.

March 2013
>>  Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the ROK Army's 8th Corps on March 28.
>>  Read all about R2B: Return to Base’s global path through France, Benelux, India, and Poland.
>>  Rain rode the Consolatory Train on March 25, at the 7th Army Artillery Brigade.
​>>  ​​On March 21, it was mentioned on the DEMAclub's blog that Rain had been promoted to Squad Commander.
>>  Rain performed in the Friendship Bridge military event (between South Korea & Vietnam) on March 20 and 22 in Seoul.
>>  On March 16, Cloud USA held a Cloudburst (face-to-face fan meeting) in Atlanta for all Clouds close by. (Great fun!)
>>  On March 12, Black Eagle (a.k.a. R2B: Return to Base) was released on DVD in North America & Canada.  Order your copy HERE.
>>  On March 7, Rain rode the Consolatory Train at Pyeongtaek University's Special K-Force show for the U.S. Forces Korea.
>>  On March 4, Cloud USA was invited to become an affiliate of Dramafever.com.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in February 2013: Coupang, Mentholatum.

April 2013
​>>  Rain to ride the Consolatory Train at the Uijeongbu City Hall Gymnasium on May 29.
>>  On May 28, Cube Entertainment announced that Rain had signed an exclusive contract with their company.  ​His activities with Cube United
     will begin after his release from the ROK Army.
>>  Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the 27th Army Infantry Division on May 16.
>>  ​Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the 19th Fighter Wing on May 14.
​>>  Rain performed at the Arirang Unfinished War World Peace Festival in Washington D.C. on May 8.
>>  On May 5, Rain performed at a Military Family Children's Day Event.
>>  On May 4, Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the ABN Family Rock Festival.
>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in May 2013:  MENtholatum
          >>  On April 30, Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the 72nd Army Division.
          >> ​ Rain rode the Consolatory Train on April 25, at the International Peace Support Group
          ​>>  On April 19, Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the 25th Army Division
          >> ​ Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the 2nd Army Armored Brigade on April 11
          ​>>  On April 9, ​Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the Army Air Operations Command
          >>  Rain rode the Consolatory Train on April 4, at the Air Force Training Command
          ​>>  On April 2, Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the 1st Field Army Command

          >>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in February 2013: Coupang, MENtholatum.

          May 2013
          June 2013
          >>  Rain's birthday was on June 25, 2013.  His Korean age is 32.  His international age is 31.
          >>  On June 24 it is discovered that the "Full House" set on Sido Island had to be demolished due to storm damage.​  :-{
          >>  ​On June 21, Rain rode the Consolatory Train for the 2nd Army Corps.
          ​>>  Rain rode the Consolatory Train at the 50th Army Division on June 18.
          >>  On June 8, it was discovered that The Fugitive Plan B (도망자 Plan B) was airing on KBSWorld TV in the USA.
          >>  On June 5, Rain and MBLAQ appear in Peruvian newspaper Asia Al Dia #43.​
          >>  Splendid Film Benelux released R2B: Return to Base to Dutch-speaking territories back in April (but we just discovered it).
          ​>>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in June 2013: MENtholatum.

          The only event that really mattered this month happened on July 10, 2013, when Rain was released from the ROK Army. Yay!  Everything else just...well...nobody cared all that much after that.  Rain, your Clouds are so proud of you. You were a super soldier, and we are sure that the soldiers who enjoyed all of your Consolatory Train performances are going to miss you terribly.​​​​
          ​​
          ​​>>  On July 26, Japanese magazine KOREAN NEW DISCOVERY featured Rain.
          >>  On July 19, Cube Entertainment announced that Rain would be performing in the Sonic Bang Music Festival in Thailand on August 24.
          ​​>>  On July 10, Cloud USA welcomed Rain back with a very special GLOBAL CLOUD VIDEO.
          >>  On July 10, Rain was released from the ROK Army.  (As Ji-Woo would say, "Halleluia!")
          >>  On July 10, Cloud USA announced our new RAIN'S DISCOGRAPHY.​​​
          >>  On July 9, Cloud USA reaches 2,000,000 full page view on our BLOG.
          >>  On July 1, Rainy Entertainment ​​​​​announced that they had moved their office.  You will find their new address HERE.
          >>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in July 2013:  MENtholatum, Lotte. 

          July 2013
          Cloud USA is an unofficial fansite and is not associated with Rain or his management in any way. No copyright infringement intended; all music, videos (embedded or linked; no uploads) and images remain the property of their respective owners and are used for promotional purposes of Rain only.
          >>  On August 24, Rain performed at the Sonic Bang Music Festival in Bangkok.
          >>  ​On August 15, Rain nabbed top spot on Showbiz Korea's "Top 5 Stars who best represent Korea, and why" poll.
          >>  Rain's official website in Japan was refreshed on August 2.​
          >>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in August 2013:  MENtholatum for Men.

          August 2013
          >>  "R2B: Return to Base" is spotted in Roppongi District, Japan.
          >>  On September 28, Cloud USA held a Cloudburst (face-to-face meeting) in New Orleans, Louisiana. (So much fun!)
          >>  Rain appears on Hunan TV's "Superboy" in China on September 27.​
          >>  On September 25, Cloud USA's fan forum is upgraded to Yuku.​
          >>  Rain signed a contract with Cube DC on September 16.​
          >>  On September 15, Cloud USA discovered that all of Rain's films are finally available on Netflix.​
          >>  On Friday, September 13, Rain is spotted in Fukuoka, Japan.​
          ​​>>  On September 3, Rain made a press appearance in Shanghai, China, as the spokesperson for MENtholatum Skincare for Men
          >>  ​On August 15, Rain nabs top spot on Showbiz Korea's "Top 5 Stars who best represent Korea, and why" poll.
          >>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in September 2013:  MENtholatum for Men.
          September 2013
          >>  On October 27, Rain made a guest appearance on the final round of ‘快樂男聲’ (Quairangsung/Super Boy), in China.  
          ​>>  Cloud Peru turns 5 on October 24.  Congrats, Cloud sisters!
          >>  Rain performs at the 1st Qian Youzi Yunnan’s Most Influential Awards on October 18​.
          ​​​>>  On October 12, Rain held a fan meeting at Kyung Hee University's Hall of Peace with his 8th Clouds.
          >>  On October 11, Rain attended grand opening of MCM''s Flagship Boutique & the MCM fashion show during Fide Fashion ​ Week in Singapore.​​​
          >>  On October 1, Cloud USA's Forum was upgraded to Yuku (which we hated, by the way...).​​
          >>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in October 2013:  MCM, Mentholatum for Men.​

                  October 2013
                  >>  On November 26, it was announced that Rain would be appearing in the 2014 Hollywood film, "The Prince," with Bruce Willis, Jason Patric,
                       John Cusack, 50 Cent, and more.
                  ​>>  Rain appeared at the MNet Asian Music Awards (MAMA's) in Hong Kong on November 22. The show was live-streamed on MNet America.

                  ​>>  On November 14, Rain began his Rain's Story ZEPP Tour, in Nagoya, Japan.  The tour ran from November 14 through November 28.
                       Tour stops included: Nagoya, Fukuoka, Osaka, and Tokyo
                  .
                  >>  
                  Rain received a Top Asian Entertainer award at the 2013 Harper's BAZAAR Men Style People of The Year Award in Beijing.
                  >>  On November 2, Rain made an appearance at the MCM Shin Kong boutique in Beijing.

                  >>  The word on the street is that Rain is working on his next album.
                  >>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in November 2013:  Mentholatum for Men.​
                          November 2013
                          ​>>  On Dec. 31st, it was announced that Rain's album would be released on Jan. 2nd, rather than Jan. 6th, due to scheduling conflicts.
                          >>  On Dec. 31, News about Rain on the set of the Prince in Mobile, AL and an encounter with his U.S. Clouds was published on AL.com
                          >>  Rain performed at The Marina Bay Sands​ Resort in Singapore on December 31st and January 1st.
                          >>  During the teaser release event on December 31st, Rain's Clouds Twitter trended #30sexy and #LAsong worldwide
                          >>  On December 31st (in Korea), Rain released teasers for 30 Sexy and LA Song.
                          >>  On December 30th, Rain announced a comeback date change, moving it up from January 6th to January 2nd.
                          >>  The Cloud (Rain's official fan club in Korea) began recruitment for Rain's 9th Cloud on December 30th.  (Continues through Jan. 26th.)
                          >>  On December 30th, Rain wins MNet Mwave's K-Pop Star of the Week, for the 1st Week of January 2014.
                          >>  Rain's new reality show, Rain Effect, premiered in Korea on December 19.
                          >>  On December 12, Cloud USA announces it's Holiday Memories for Rain Scrapbook (binder) project. (to be completed in January 2014) 
                          >>  On December 4, Rain returned to Korea to continue his work on his new album.
                          >>  The first week in December, Rain headed to Mobile, Alabama to begin filming of "The Prince."​ (He even met some U.S. Clouds there!)
                          >>  Rain CF/AD endorsements noted in October 2013:  Mentholatum for Men.​
                                  December 2013
                                  >>  Cloud USA announces their first 2014 Cloudburst, which will take place in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 15.
                                  >>  On January 26, Rain arrives in Los Angeles to complete filming on the movie "The Prince" and meet with Hollywood producers.
                                  >>  The recruitment period for Rain's 9th Cloud (Official Fan Club) Membership ended on January 26.
                                  >>  Rain and Tae JinAh made another appearance together on SBS's Inkigayo on January 26.
                                  >>  Rain and Tae JinAh made another appearance together on MBC's Music Core on January 25.
                                  >>  On January 24, Rain performed a "La Song" collaboration with Trot master Tae JinAh (비진아 [BiJinAh]) on KBS's Music Bank.
                                  >>  Cloud USA's YouTube Moderator's "Rain The Treasure" art series (and Rain :-}) were featured on Arirang's Korea Today
                                  >>  The final episode of ​Rain's new reality show, Rain Effect, aired on January 23.
                                  >>  Cloud USA's Fourth Anniversary was on January 21.
                                  >>  Rain appeared on SBS's Inkigayo on January 20.
                                  >>  Rain appeared on SBS's "Good Morning on January 20.
                                  >>  On January 19, Rain appeared as "The Morning Angel" on KBS TV's "1 Night 2 Days" show.
                                  >>  Rain appeared on MBC's Music Core again on January 19.
                                  >>  Rain appeared on KBS's Music Bank again on January 18.
                                  >>  Rain appeared at the 28th Golden Disk Awards on January 16.
                                  >>  On January 15, Rain held a "Rain Effect Natural Concert" for 100 lucky fans at Shinsa MCUBE CGV, Cheongdam Cine City
                                  >>  Rain appeared on the SBS MTV "The Show" (pre-recorded on 1/14)
                                  >>  Rain was chosen by The Independent Critic's List as one of the “100 Most Handsome Faces of the Year” (#46)
                                  >>  Rain performed on Inkigayo on January 12
                                  >>  On January 11, Rain performed on Music Core
                                  >>  On January 10, Cloud USA discovered that Rain was nominated in 5 categories of the World Music Awards:  PLEASE VOTE, Clouds.
                                  >>  Rain appeared on Yoo Hee-yeol's Sketchbook, on January 10 (pre-recorded).
                                  >>  Rain performed on KBS's Music Bank on January 10 AND HE WON AGAIN!
                                  >>  On January 9, Rain performed his first comeback stage in a special showcase on MNet's M! Countdown--AND HE WON!
                                  >>  Rain appeared on MBC's Section TV on January 5.
                                  >>  On January 5, Rain wins MWave's Star of the Week Poll for the 1st week in January.
                                  >>  Rain appeared on KBS Entertainment Weekly on January 4.
                                  >>  On January 2, Rain appeared on SBS's Power FM Radio Show.
                                  >>  Rain released his new album, Rain Effect, on January 2, 2014. The album shot to #1 on music charts.
                                  >>  Rain opened an official Weibo account on January 1st.
                                  >>  On December 31 & January 1, Rain rang in the new year with a show in Singapore, at the Marina Bay Sands Resort.
                                  >>  Rain CV/Ad endorsements noted in January 2014:  Mentholatum for Men, LG, Diamond Supply Co.
                                  January 2014
                                  >>  On February 26, imagazinekorea.com publishes a feature of Rain wearing H & M fashion (Harper’s BAZAAR) in New York.
                                  >>  On February 22, Rain heads to Australia to film “Running Man.”.
                                  >>  On February 19, Rain and Kim Woo Bin are confirmed as "special guests" for the TV show "Running Man," in Australia.
                                  >>  On February 19, it's announced that Rain will be traveling to Beijing in March to promote his album "Rain Effect."
                                  >>  Cloud USA Holiday Memories Binder for Rain was shipped to Rainy Entertainment on February 18.
                                  >>  On February 17, it was announced that Rain would appear at Twin Towers Alive 2014 in Malaysia on March 29.
                                  >>  Rain was spotted by fans at NYC's JFK airport on February 12. (Photo shoot for Harpers Bazaar Korea wearing H&M)
                                  >>  On February 9, "Morning Angel" Rain appeared on KBS's popular 2 Days, 1 Night TV show.
                                  >>  Rain's Turkish Clouds announce their Rain Memorial Forest in Balıkesir, Turkey, donation project.
                                  >>  On February 9, Rain appeared with the Choo family on the KBS TV show 슈퍼맨이 돌아왔다 (Superman Is Back).
                                  >>  Rain held an official fan meeting in Yokohama, Japan, on February 7.
                                  >>  On February 7, Rain released a repackaged "Rain Effect" album and a new song “사랑해” (I Love You).
                                  >>  Rain appeared on KBS Entertainment Weekly's Star Date/guerrilla interview in Cheongju on February 6.
                                  >>  Rain completes filming for the Hollywood movie, "The Prince."
                                  >>  Rain appeared in or on the cover of the following magazines in February: Yes (in Feb. Vol. 1196, Hong Kong), KEJ  (Mar. cover, Japan)
                                  >>  Rain CV/Ad endorsements noted in February 2014:  Mentholatum for Men.
                                  February 2014
                                  March 2014
                                  >>  On March 28, Rain performed a Rain Effect Showcase in Beijing.  
                                  >>  On March 27, a second recruitment of The Cloud's (Rain’s Official Fan Club) 9th Cloud term begins.​  (thru 4/5)
                                  >>  On March 27, Rain wins the "Most Influential International Artist Award" at the QQ Music Awards in China.
                                  >>  In March Rain begins promotions in China for his newly released "Rain Effect" album.
                                  >>  On March 25, Twin Towers Alive 2014 in Malaysia (Mar. 29) was cancelled in light of lost Malaysian Flight 370.
                                  >>  Rain's official fan club, The Cloud, opens up an official Twitter account on March 24. (@WWRC2014)
                                  >>  Rain gives an interview on Hanlove KPop Legend on March 24.
                                  >>  Rain Effect begins its broadcast in the U.S.A on MNet America on March 25.
                                  >>  Rain’s is interviewed on FujiTwo Kantame Pop #93 on March 22.
                                  >>  On March 16, Rain's reality TV show, "Rain Effect," began its broadcast in Japan.
                                  >>  Cloud USA holds an Atlanta "Supercell" Cloudburst on March 15-16.  A fun time was had by all.  :-}
                                  >>  On March 9, "Running Man" in Australia, guest-starring Rain and Kim Woo Bin began its broadcast around the world (Episodes 188 & 191).
                                  >>  Rain appeared on top Chinese variety show "Happy Camp: on March 8.​
                                  >>  Rain traveled to China to begin filming the Chinese movie, "Roots of Dew"/"Difficult Love."​  (Premieres in China on 11/11/14.)
                                  >>  Rain appeared in or on the cover of the following magazines: Harper's Bazaar Korea, Harper's Bazaar Style China, Woman Sense, Sand Style 
                                  >>  Rain CV/Ad endorsements noted in March 2014:  Mentholatum for Men.
                                  April 2014
                                  >>  The whole world celebrated Rain's 12th Debut Anniversary in April (the fourth week - April 24th and April 28th).
                                  >>  On April 20, Rain performed a Rain Effect Showcase in Shanghai.
                                  >>  Rain gives an exclusive interview to Sina.com on April 9.
                                  >>  Rain continues to film the Chinese movie, "Roots of Dew"/"Difficult Love."​  (Premieres in China on 11/11/14.)
                                  >>  Rain CV/Ad endorsements noted in April 2014:  Mentholatum for Men.
                                  May 2014
                                  >>  Rain presented a Rain Effect Showcase in Guangzhou, China on May 24.
                                  >>  On May 17, Rain appeared on China's Shenzhen Satellite TV's Generation Show
                                  >>  In May, the official poster for the movie "The Prince" is finally revealed.
                                  >>  On May 3, Cloud USA takes a vacation.  :-}
                                  >>  Rain continues to film the Chinese movie, "Roots of Dew"/"Difficult Love."​  (Premieres in China on 11/11/14.)
                                  >>  Rain appeared in or on the cover of the following magazines in April:
                                  >>  Rain CV/Ad endorsements noted in May 2014:  Mentholatum for Men.
                                  >>  Rain appeared at the 2014 Shanghai Internet Finance Exposition Opening on June 27.
                                  >>  June 25 is Rain's birthday!  Happy Birthday Jung Ji-Hoon!
                                  >>  On June 25, it was announced that Rain fans had donated 12 million KRW to Seoul's Children's Grand Park for a 'RAIN Forest."
                                  >>  It was announced on June 24, that 'The Prince' would be released in the U.S. on August 22.
                                  >>  On June 24, Rain appeared at the opening of Marvella's flagship store, in Macao.
                                  >>  Rain appeared at the 2014 Chengdu Automotive Music Festival on June 15.
                                  >>  On June 14, Rain walked the red carpet at the Shanghai International Film Festival.
                                  >>  The Limited Taiwan Edition of 'Rain Effect' was released on June 10.
                                  >>  On June 1, Rain performed at the 2014 Amway British Youth Festival in Busan.
                                  >>  Filming Chinese movie, "Roots of Dew"/"Difficult Love."​  (Premieres in China on 11/11/14.)
                                  >>  Rain CV/Ad endorsements noted in June 2014:  Mentholatum for Men.
                                  June 2014
                                  ​>>  On July 25, it was announced that Rain had accepted the lead role in a SBS TV drama, “My Lovely Girl." To air in September 2014. 
                                  >>  Cloud USA's Birthday Wishes Cake was delivered to Rain on July 22.
                                  ​​>>  On July 20, Rain was baptized Catholic.
                                  ​>>  A new "The Prince" trailer is released on July 15.
                                  ​>>  On July 13, Rain attends G.O.D.'s (Groove Over Dose) 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert (2nd show) at Jamsil Sports Complex in Seoul.
                                  ​>>  Clouds celebrate the 1st Anniversary of Jung Ji-Hoon's discharge from his military service on July 10.
                                  ​​>>  On July 3, Rainy Entertainment announces that its office had moved and the mailing address for sending Rain goodies had changed.
                                  >>  Rain appears at the China Dream Jinhua Love Concert on July 1.
                                  ​>>  Promotions/news releases for Hollywood movie, "The Prince," begins.​
                                  >>  Promotions of "Roots of Dew"/"Difficult Love" begins.
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in July 2014:  ​​Mentholatum for Men.
                                  July 2014
                                  August 2014
                                  >>  Rain participates in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of Cube Entertainment CEO Hong Seung Song & donates $98,000 USD to ASL research.
                                  ​>>  On August 22, "The Prince" was released in select movie theaters in the U.S.A.  Cloud USA was there
                                  >>  Rain makes an appearance at Jackie Chan’s "Career of 1000 Films" concert in Shenzhen on August 2.
                                  >>  Cube Entertainment announces their merger with Cube DC.
                                  >>  Filming of "My Lovely/Loveable Girl" begins.
                                  ​>>  Promotions for "Roots of Dew"/"Difficult Love"/"For Love or Money" begin.
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in August 2014:  ​​Mentholatum for Men, J.VJQ.
                                  ​>>  On September 17th, Rain's new drama, "My Loveable Girl" was released on Korean television network SBS and Dramafever.comWATCH IT!
                                  >>  Rain's global fans donated rice garlands for the hungry in support of Rain & cast at the “My Lovable Girl” press conference” on Sept. 15.
                                  >>  On September 14, Rain’s Official Cloud Community provided a hearty meal for the My Lovely Girl cast/crew.
                                  >>  Rain, Krystal, Alex and other cast members of "My Loveable Girl" appear on the Korean variety show "The Running Man." Air date: Sept. 28.
                                  >>  The filming of "My Lovely/Loveable Girl" continued.
                                  ​>>  Promotions for "Roots of Dew"/"Difficult Love"/"For Love or Money" continue (Premieres on November 7th).
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in September 2014:  ​​Mentholatum for Men.
                                  September 2014
                                  October 2014

                                  >>  Cloud USA announced our 2014 year-end Cloudburst (face-to-face fan meet-up) to be held in Buloxi, Mississippi on Dec. 6, at 7:00 PM. 
                                  >>  Promotions for "Roots of Dew"/"Difficult Love"/"For Love or Money" continue (Film premieres on November 7th).
                                  >>  "The Prince" came out on DVD and Blu-Ray on October 28.
                                  >>  Rain is nominated in 4 categories of the 2014 MNet Asian Music Awards.  VOTE FOR RAIN HERE. (Event to air on December 3rd)
                                  >>  It's announced that Rain MIGHT be singing one of the songs for the "My  Loveable Girl" official soundtrack.  (Still TBD.)
                                  >>  Rain changes his instagram handle to rain_oppa.  Hahaha! (Sorry...Oppa.)
                                  >>   "My Loveable Girl," starring Rain and Krystal Jung, was released on Korean television network SBS and Dramafever.comWATCH IT!
                                  >>  On October 10, Rain appeared at the Beijing Hyundai ix25 Concert in Guangzhou, China.
                                  >>  Magazines covered/featured in:  Singapore's i-Weekly, Women's Donga,
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in October 2014: ​​Mentholatum for Men. 
                                  November 2014
                                  December 2014
                                  ​>>  Cloud USA plans our 2014 year-end Cloudburst (face-to-face fan meet-up) to be held in Buloxi, Mississippi on Dec. 6, at 7:00 PM. 
                                  >>  November 27:  HAPPY THANKSGIVING from Cloud USA!
                                  >>  Rain appeared at the MCM flagship grand opening at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur on November 26.
                                  >>  Rain received the 2014 Asian Couture Federation Style Icon Award on November 25, in Singapore.
                                  >>  Fake nude photo "scandal" broke. Rain's Clouds ignored it.
                                  >>  On November 7, "Roots of Dew"/"Difficult Love"/"For Love or Money" premiered.
                                  >>  Rain appeared at the "Roots of Dew"/"Difficult Love"/"For Love or Money"  press conference on premiered on November 7.
                                  >>  Rain is nominated in 4 categories of the 2014 MNet Asian Music Awards.  VOTE FOR RAIN HERE. (Event to air on December 3rd)>> 
                                  >>  "My Loveable Girl," starring Rain and Krystal Jung, can still be watched on Dramafever.comWATCH IT!
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in November 2014: ​​Mentholatum for Men. 
                                  >>  Rain performs at the Shanghai Plaza Night Festival on December 28.
                                  >>  December 25:  MERRY CHRISTMAS, from Cloud USA!
                                  >>  On December 20, Rain performed at the Xiushan Lishui Oxygen Music Festival.
                                  >>  Rain made an appearance at the grand opening of sexy new lounge bar 上海The Nest开业 in Shanghai on December 17.
                                  >>  On December 17, we learned Rain is the new face of Yves Saint Laurent’s bestseller, Dangerous Reds, in Chinese-speaking countries. (Yum.)
                                  >>  Rain Effect was included in Billboard’s 10 Best K-Pop Albums of 2014.
                                  >>  Rain appeared at the Smart (Car) China 5th Anniversary Concert on December 13.
                                  >>  Rain received the 2014 Chic! Style [Magazine] Icon Award in Shanghai on December 9.
                                  >>  On December 8, Rain’s career was featured in Showbiz Korea's Star Chronicle segment [TV-English].
                                  >>  The Chinese Drama, "Diamond Lover," starring Rain and Tiffany Tang, began filming on December 7.
                                  ​>>  Cloud USA's 2014 year-end Cloudburst (face-to-face fan meet-up) took place in Buloxi, Mississippi on December 6.  It was a blast!
                                  >>  On December 5, Rain appeared at the 2014 International E-Road Festival on December 5.
                                  >>  Rain participated in a Korean Stars’ Charity Auction on Taobao.
                                  >>  "My Loveable Girl," starring Rain and Krystal Jung, can still be watched on Dramafever.comWATCH IT!
                                  >>  Magazines covered/featured in:  Dazed & Confused (which left us all a little dazed and confused ourselves. O_o).
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in December 2014: ​​Mentholatum for Men, J.VJQ Cosmetics. 
                                  >>  "My Loveable Girl," starring Rain and Krystal Jung, can still be watched on Dramafever.comWATCH IT!
                                  >>  Rain and his Fabulous Ones appear on the China Anhui TV Spring Festival show on January 29.
                                  >>  Star Shadow Alliance (星影联盟) interviews Rain on January 22.
                                  >>  On January 21, Cloud USA celebrates its 5th University.
                                  >>  Rain makes it onto The Independent Critics’ List of the 100 Most Handsome Faces two years in a row!
                                  >>  Magazines covered/featured in:  CHIC! 小资风尚 Elegance Magazine
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in January 2015: ​​YSL Dangerous Rouge, LAviva Ice Tea, Mentholatum for Men, J.VJQ Cosmetics.
                                  >>  January 1:  HAPPY NEW YEAR, from Cloud USA! 
                                  January 2015
                                  February 2015
                                  >>  "My Loveable Girl," starring Rain and Krystal Jung, can still be watched on Dramafever.comWATCH IT!
                                  >>  Dramafever.com included Rain in their "Actor Face-Off" contest.
                                  >>  Yves St. Laurent's "Dangerous Rouge" CF (Lounge ver.), starring Yoo Gian and Rain was released.
                                  >>  Rain made an appearance at the official "Diamond Lover" press conference in Shanghai on February 9.
                                  >>  On February 3, Rain's Laviva Ice Tee CF was released.
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in February 2015: ​​YSL Dangerous Rouge, LAviva Ice Tea, Mentholatum for Men, J.VJQ Cosmetics. 
                                  March 2015
                                  >>  "My Loveable Girl," starring Rain and Krystal Jung, can still be watched on Dramafever.comWATCH IT!
                                  >>  Rain WINS Dramafever.com's "Actor Face-Off" contest.
                                  >>  Fans are anxiously waiting on the next Yves St. Laurent's "Dangerous Rouge" CF, starring Yoo Gian and Rain.
                                  >>  Dramafever announced that "Diamond Lover" was coming soon.
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in March 2015: ​​YSL Dangerous Rouge, LAviva Ice Tea, Mentholatum for Men, J.VJQ Cosmetics. 
                                  >>  "My Loveable Girl," starring Rain and Krystal Jung, can still be watched on Dramafever.comWATCH IT!
                                  >>  We are still waiting for "Diamond Lover" to come to Dramafever.com.  Sigh.
                                  >>  In honor of Rain's 13th Debut Anniversary, Cloud USA launched a "Rain's World: Global Fandom" page on cloudusa.org, on April 28.
                                  >>  On April 25, Rain held an official fan meeting in Seoul, Korea.
                                  >>  Rain's 13th Debut Anniversary (observed all week) was on April 24!
                                  >>  On April 16, Rain attended the 19th China Music Awards and was presented with the "Most Influential Korean Artist" award.
                                  >>  Fans anxiously await the next Yves St. Laurent's "Dangerous Rouge" CF, starring Yoo Gian and Rain.
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in April 2015: ​​Lotte Hotel, LAviva Ice Tea, LOVO, Mentholatum for Men. 
                                  May 2015
                                  >>  Rain performed at the OSM WeiShang Big Star Concert in Shanghai on May 19
                                  >>  May 4 - Rain traveled to NYC for the MET Gala (and other business).
                                  >> "My Loveable Girl," starring Rain and Krystal Jung, can still be watched on Dramafever.com. WATCH IT!>>
                                  >>  We are still waiting for "Diamond Lover" to come to Dramafever.com. BUT a "Coming Soon" page has been created!
                                  >>  Rain participated in MIMIMAC's 2015 Love Flea Market Auction, (children's benefit).
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in May 2015:  Laviva Ice Tea, LOVO, Mentholatum for Men, Vogue, MCM
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                                  April 2015
                                  June 2015
                                  >>  Rain appeared at a J.VJQ event on Hainan Island in China on June 28.
                                  >>  June 25:  Happy Birthday, Rain!  ♥
                                  >>  Diamond Lover begins promotions for its release date (July 22)
                                  >>  Rain Cloud Chile made a charitable donation to a family/children's organization in honor of Rain's birthday.
                                  >> "My Loveable Girl," starring Rain and Krystal Jung, can still be watched on Dramafever.com. WATCH IT!>>
                                  >>  We are still waiting for "Diamond Lover" to come to Dramafever.com. BUT a "Coming Soon" page has been created!
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in June 2015:  J.VJQ, Laviva Ice Tea, LOVO, MENtholatum, Lotte Hotel, MCM
                                  >>  Diamond Lover, Rain's new Chinese drama with Tiffany Tang, began airing in China on July 22.
                                  >>  "Dramafever.com still has a "Diamond Lover" "Coming Soon" page up.  North American Clouds, get ready!
                                  >>  Global Cloud's supported Rain at his Diamond Lover press conferences in China on July 13-14.  (Good showing, Clouds!)
                                  >>  Rain appeared at the 东方卫视 (Dragon TV) “Goddess New Clothes” (女神新装) Muse Dress show recording on July 9.
                                  >>  2015 - North American fans can still watch "My Loveable Girl" on Dramafever.com.
                                  >>  Rain is featured in Vogue China Magazine  in July 2015
                                  >>  Rain CV/AD endorsements noted in July 2015:  J.VJQ, Lotte Hotel, LOVO, MENtholatum, MCM
                                  July 2015

                                  >>  In August, Rain & “Diamond Lover” leading lady Tiffany Tang covered 伊周 Femina Magazine!
                                  >>  "Diamond Lover" coming to Dramafever.com soon (we hope)! North American Clouds, get ready!
                                  >>  Diamond Lover aired and was a huge success.
                                  >>  Ads/Endorsements noted in August: WellcareFIT, Vogue, Lotte, LOVO.
                                  >>  North American fans can watch most of Rain's dramas on Dramafever.com.
                                  August 2015
                                  September - December 2015
                                  >>  Rain appeared at the Zhejiang Satellite TV New Year’s Eve concert in Shenzhen on 12/31-1/1
                                  >>  Rain set to perform at the Show DC Countdown to 2016 in Bangkok on 12/31.
                                  >>  On 12/16, Clouds learned that Hongshi was injured.  (Get well soon, Hongshi!)
                                  >>  Rain's Global Clouds support his Seoul Squall Stop on 12/11 with charitable rice garlands & briquette wreaths.
                                  >>  Rain was awarded & performed at the 9th China Mobile 4G Music Festival (MiGu)on 12/5.
                                  >>  On 12/3, Rain announces his V- Channel Live TV show.
                                  >>  Rain appears on KBS's Guerilla Date on 12/2.
                                  >>  On 11/28, Rain receives a 2015 China Urban Fashion Festival/Trend Inspire City Award.
                                  >>  Rain appears at the 2015 TMall Festival on 11/11.
                                  >>  On 10/31, Rain held a RAIN 釜山ハロウィーンパーティー/Fall in LOVE with Rain Fan Meet & Halloween Party in Busan.
                                  >>  Rain fronts Queensland Australia's new ‘Q-Pop’ campaign.
                                  >>  Rain appeared at W Korea Magazine’s 10th Breast Cancer Awareness Charity Event on 10/27.
                                  >>  ​Cloud USA sponsored a "RainOnUS" Twitter and Instagram events on 10/18 and 10/25, respectively.
                                  >>  ​​​On 10/12 ​Rain announced the establishment of R.A.I.N Co., his new management company.
                                  >>  Rain at the Jiu Jiu Ai·China & Korea Stars Concert on 10/11.​
                                  >>  On 9/24, Rain made an appearance on the Hunan TV show TianTianXiangShang 天天向上 (Day Day Up). (Changsha.)​
                                  >>  ​On 9/24, Rain announced his 2015-16 Asia Tour, "The Squall." 
                                  >>  In Sept., Rain left CUBE Entertainment.
                                  >>  Rain appeared at the 2015 Harper's Bazaar Charity Night on 9/23.
                                  >>  Mags/Ads/Endorsements noted (so far): Elle HK Men's, J.VJQ, LEON Mag., Lotte Hotel, LOVO, MCM, MENtholatum, >>  Singles Korea 싱글즈 (1/16), Vogue and WellcareFIT.
                                  >>  Watch Rain's dramas on Dramafever.com! (Rain's R2B: Return to Base was featured from 10/12-10/18.)
                                  January - March 2016

                                  >>  "Come Back, Mister" premieres on SBS on 2/24.
                                  >>  Rain appears at the "Come Back, Mister" press conference in Seoul on 2/19.
                                  >>  Rain was featured on the “Spring in the East” 2016 Dragon TV Spring Festival in Shanghai, broadcast on 2/8.
                                  >>  On 2/4, Rain covered/featured in Shanghai TV Weekly.
                                  >>  On January 21st, Cloud USA celebrated our 6th anniversary.  Yay!  :-}  ^@@^
                                  >>  Rain and pianist Lang Lang presented a beautiful showcase collaboration at the Lang Lang & Friends Spring Music Festival Fundraiser on 1/8.
                                  >>  On 1/3, "The Squall" concert merchandise began to be sold online.
                                  >>  Mags/Ads/Endorsements noted (so far): J.VJQ, LOVO, MENtholatum, WellcareFIT.
                                  >>  Watch Rain's dramas on Dramafever.com!
                                  April - June 2016
                                  July - September 2016
                                  >>  6/25 was Rain's 34th birthday.  Happy Birthday, Rain!
                                  >>  On 6/20, Rain performed at the BOY LONDON 2016 Fall/Winter Fashion Show in Beijing.
                                  >>  On 6/2, it was reported that Rain was topping the Chinese search engines & QQ Music Chart as “La Song” surged in popularity.
                                  >>  On 5/20, "Running Man" China, featuring Rain, aired.
                                  >>  On 4/28, Rain filmed the Chinese version of "Running Man" in Xishuangbanna.  (Show aired on 5/20.)
                                  >>  Rain celebrated his 14th Debut Anniversary on 4/24 (1st TV performance as 비) and 4/28 (1st TV Music Show competition).
                                  >>  Mags/Ads/Endorsements noted (so far): CosmoMen, Weekly, J.VJQ, KEJ Weekly, 韓国TVドラマ (Korean TV Drama), LOVO, MENtholatum for Men, SE Weekly, WellcareFIT.
                                  >>  Watch Rain's dramas on Dramafever.com!
                                  >>  In September, Rain was busy filming "Endless August. No additional activities were reported.
                                  >>  Rain came out on top in a [ON+China Baidu] Korean celebrities weekly popularity poll in September.
                                  >>  On 8/27, Rain performed at the 2016 Miss Vietnam Pageant.
                                  >>  On 7/28, Rain attended the MTV Asia Music Gala 2016 in Shenzhen to perform and accept the “Best International Artist” award.
                                  >>  On 7/9, Rain was interviewed on DATV in China. (Rebroadcast – 7/12.)
                                  >>  "Endless August” filming began in July 2016, in China.
                                  >>  Mags/Ads/Endorsements noted: ETRO fashion, Hallyu Pia [韓流ピア7月号], Korean TV/Drama [韓国TVドラマ], LOVO, Mentholatum for Men, Pparks Jewelry, Wellcare Fit.
                                  >>  Watch Rain's dramas on Dramafever.com!
                                  October - December 2016

                                  >>  On 12/31, Rain held a New Year's Eve Fan Party in Taiwan.  ♥
                                  >>  Rain took The Squall Concert to Singapore on 12/30.
                                  >>  On 12/27, Rain filmed an episode of Flower Crew, in anticipation of his January music comeback. His episodes are slated to air on 1/8 and 1/15.
                                  >>  R.A.I.N. Company announced that Rain's comeback would take place in January 2017. Teasers for Rain's comeback begin to appear.
                                  >>  Around Christmas, Rain makes an appearance at PSY's All Night Stand Concert.
                                  >>  After his trip to London, Rain headed over to Berlin, Germany for a short trip.  (Why? We have no idea. We still wonder who was taking the photos. Okay, no we don't. :-})
                                  >>  On 12/7, Rain makes an appearance at MCM's grand opening of the Conduit Street location.
                                  >>  Rain attends The Fashion Awards 2016 at Royal Albert Hall in London, England on 12/5.
                                  >>  In November, after Thanksgiving Rain visited the Chuncheon Aemin Nursery School for underprivileged & orphaned children to volunteer and donate goods and services.
                                  >>  On 10/29, Rain was spotted at the 2016 Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Art & Film Gala.
                                  >>  On 10/26, Rain made an appearance at Jeweler Nirav Modi's Hong Kong flagship boutique grand opening event and performed at the VIP dinner afterward. Rain was gifted
                                        with an "Exquisite Grand Mughal Brooch," a creation which was inspired by Rain.
                                  >>  The filming of "Endless August” wrapped.
                                  >>  On 10/1, at the Busan Asia One Festival, Rain was recognized with an award for his contribution to the rise of K-PoP around the world.
                                  >>  In October, Queensland, Australia reported that their "Q-Pop" Campaign for K-Pop in Australia, endorsed by Rain was a huge success.
                                  >>  Mags/Ads/Endorsements noted: iWeekly Magazine, J.VJQ, MCM, Mentholatum for Men, Ming Zhuang Cosmetics, Nirav Jodi Jewelers, Q-Pop.
                                  >>  Watch Rain's dramas on Dramafever.com!