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Famous birthdays for Sept. 16: Flo Rida, Nick Jonas

Famous birthdays for Sept. 16: Flo Rida, Nick Jonas

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Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include: -- England's King Henry V in 1386 -- Department store founder James Cash Penney in 1875 -- Artist Jean Arp in 1886 -- British car designer Walter Bentley in 1888 -- Children's author/creator of "Curious George" H.A. Rey in 1898 -- Actor Lauren Bacall in 1924 File Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI -- Blues musician B.B. King in 1925 -- Actor Peter Falk in 1927 -- Actor Jack Kelly in 1927 -- Actor Anne Francis in 1930 -- Basketball Hall of Fame member Elgin Baylor in 1934 (age 85) -- Actor Susan Ruttan in 1948 (age 71) -- Musician Kenney Jones in 1948 (age 71) -- Actor Ed Begley Jr. in 1949 (age 70) ...
Jojo Rabbit: Nazi satire wins top Toronto film award

Jojo Rabbit: Nazi satire wins top Toronto film award

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The film Jojo Rabbit has won the influential People's Choice Award at this year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).The World War II satire about a young boy in 1940s Germany who discovers his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their house stars Scarlett Johansson and Roman Griffin Davis.Johansson also appears in the film that was first runner-up, Marriage Story, where she plays a mother and actress divorcing her theatre director husband, played by Adam Driver.The second runner-up was Parasite, a South Korean comedy-drama which earlier this year won the top prize, the Palme d'Or, at the Cannes Film Festival. Jojo Rabbit's win moves it firmly into the 2020 Oscar r...
Famous birthdays for Sept. 15: Prince Harry, Tommy Lee Jones

Famous birthdays for Sept. 15: Prince Harry, Tommy Lee Jones

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Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Those born on this date in history are under the sign of Virgo. They include: -- Italian explorer Marco Polo in 1254 -- Novelist James Fenimore Cooper in 1789 -- William Howard Taft, 27th president of the United States, in 1857 -- British mystery writer Agatha Christie in 1890 UPI File Photo -- French director Jean Renoir in 1894 -- Comedian Nipsey Russell in 1918 -- Singer/pianist Bobby Short in 1924 -- Comedian Norm Crosby in 1927 (age 92) -- Jazz saxophone player Julian "Cannonball" Adderley in 1928 -- Baseball Hall of Fame member Gaylord Perry in 1938 (age 81) -- Football Hall of Fame member/actor Merlin Olsen in 1940 -- Soprano Jessye Norman in 1945 (age 74) -- Fi...
Peaky Blinders writer hints at film – and dashes Liam Gallagher cameo hopes

Peaky Blinders writer hints at film – and dashes Liam Gallagher cameo hopes

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The writer of Peaky Blinders is hoping a film version will be made when the TV series ends.Steven Knight, creator of the Birmingham crime saga, is to look at possible spin-offs once the series ends. Image: Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight says he does not want to do a prequel The writer said he did not want to pursue a prequel or introduce celebrity cameos after Liam Gallagher said he was interested in appearing.Knight's desire is to take the story to the cusp of the Second World War by the final series before a move to the big screen.He said: "I'm writing series six at the moment. That's almost done. Advertisement "Then I'm going to do series sev...
Famous birthdays for Sept. 14: Sam Neill, Emma Kenney

Famous birthdays for Sept. 14: Sam Neill, Emma Kenney

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Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include: -- Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov in 1849 -- Margaret Sanger, American pioneer in the birth-control movement, in 1879 -- Actor Clayton Moore in 1914 -- Author and feminist Kate Millett in 1934 -- Actor Walter Koenig in 1936 (age 83) -- Basketball Hall of Fame member Larry Brown in 1940 (age 79) File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI -- Actor Joey Heatherton in 1944 (age 75) -- Actor Sam Neill in 1947 (age 72) -- Rock singer Jon "Bowzer" Bauman in 1947 (age 72) -- Actor Mary Crosby in 1959 (age 60) -- Actor Faith Ford in 1964 (age 55) -- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in 1965 (age 54) -- Actor Kimber...