Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

May 9- May 15, 2014

TINKERING WITH THE MONEY

Most people would not really notice that almost all of the paper currency in the United States has undergone a change in the past two years. Some are minor- such as the one dollar note, and some major. A good question would be why? For a similar example, we have to look to England. In […]

Rosanne Cash discovers her Southern roots

(AP) — John Hiatt once commanded us in song to “Drive South.” Rosanne Cash took him up on it. Cash’s first collection of new compositions in seven years is inspired by trips south — by car, in her mind and into her own family history. “There’s never any highway when you’re looking for the past,” […]

Rock band “Motley Crue” hangs up their guitars

  (AP) — Motley Crue is hanging up its guitars for good. The heavy metal band plans to say goodbye with 72 concerts in the United States and Canada before retiring. The rockers made the announcement at a news conference January 29,  in Hollywood. Alice Cooper will tour with the group. Tickets go on sale […]

The beginning of Presley-mania

  (AP) — Television and radio personality Wink Martindale remembers the day nearly 60 years ago when Elvis Presley’s first single, “That’s All Right,” played for the first time on the radio. It was July 8, 1954, and a fresh-faced Martindale was working as a disc jockey at WHBQ in Memphis. He was at the […]

Off Beat

Weird name for newborn Athletes often have some interesting birth names. But who knew a football team could inspire one of the oddest middle names we’ve ever heard? Welcome to the world, Cydnee Leigh 12th Mann. Yes, that’s her name. Her legally binding name. Inspired by the Super Bowl-bound Seattle Seahawks,  based on her post-birth […]

Entertainment

  Whoopi Goldberg has a fear of flying: Goldberg was working at a cafe as a waitress in San Diego in 1978 when she saw a commercial airliner collide with a Cessna killing 144 people. Ever since then, she’s had a fear of flying and prefers to travel by bus instead. She used to be […]

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