Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Bess Myerson, the first Jewish Miss America and a New York political force until a series of scandals dubbed the “Bess Mess” forced her into obscurity, has died. She was 90.
A movie adaptation of a kiss-and-tell bestselling book that deeply embarrassed French President Francois Hollande is in the works after his journalist ex-girlfriend who wrote it agreed to team up with a producer friend.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Model Hannah Quinlivan, who is about to marry Taiwanese pop superstar Jay Chou, announced tearfully Sunday that she is withdrawing from a Chinese dance competition show in Shanghai due to conflicting schedules with her wedding.
Sunday, January 4, 2015
Former U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke, a liberal Republican who became the first black in U.S. history to win popular election to the Senate, died Saturday. He was 95.
Poet Miller Williams, a prolific writer and teacher who read a poem at President Bill Clinton's 1997 inauguration, has died. He was 84.
Donna Douglas, who played the buxom tomboy Elly May Clampett on the hit 1960s sitcom “The Beverly Hillbillies,” has died.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Singaporean singer-songwriter JJ Lin, whose left ear was hurt when he was punched by a man at a signing event on Thursday, responded to the action by saying that love beats violence.
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Friday, January 2, 2015
Edward Herrmann, the towering, melodious-voiced actor who brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in films and documentaries, won a Tony Award and charmed audiences as the stuffy dad on TV's “Gilmore Girls,” died Wednesday. He was 71.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Luise Rainer, a star of cinema's golden era who won back-to-back Oscars but then walked away from a glittering Hollywood career, has died. She was 104.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco, who led the way on his instrument in the transition between the swing and bebop eras, has died at the age of 91, his family said Friday.