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Cities across the world flash the Bat Signal on Batman Day

Posted: 8:34 PM, Sep 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-21 21:34:03-04
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    (CNN) -- Cities across the world on Saturday marked Batman Day by flashing the Bat Signal across buildings and into the night sky, a nod to the Caped Crusader on his 80th birthday.

Fans of the DC Comics superhero spotted his famous distress call at 8 p.m. local time in Melbourne, Tokyo, Johannesburg, Berlin, Rome and London, among other major cities.

Here's what it looked like:

New York

New York is often called "Gotham," after all. The signal was seen on the Domino Sugar Refinery in Brooklyn.

Melbourne

Batman Day celebrations began in Melbourne, where fans got to see the bat signal illuminating the skies at Fed Square.

Tokyo

The Dark Knight's famous logo was displayed at Shibuya Scramble Crossing in Tokyo.

Johannesburg

In South Africa, the image was projected across the side of Johannesburg's new Leonardo Building, now the tallest building in Africa.

London

The bat signal even flashed across the Senate House in London.

Rome

The superhero's distress signal also lit up Roma Termini in Rome.

Berlin

Germans also joined in the fun, displaying the iconic signal on Potzdamer Platz 11 in Berlin.

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