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Famous birthdays for April 12: Shannen Doherty, Ed O’Neill

Famous birthdays for April 12: Shannen Doherty, Ed O’Neill

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April 12 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aries. They include: Advertisement -- U.S. statesman Henry Clay in 1777 -- Opera singer Lily Pons in 1898 -- Author Beverly Cleary in 1916 -- Actor/dancer Ann Miller in 1923 -- Singer Tiny Tim in 1932 -- Jazz keyboard player Herbie Hancock in 1940 (age 81) -- Former South African President Jacob Zuma in 1942 (age 79) -- Actor Ed O'Neill in 1946 (age 75) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Author Tom Clancy in 1947 -- Entertainer David Letterman in 1947 (age 74) -- Actor Dan Lauria in 1947 (age 74) -- Writer Scott Turow in 1949 (age 72) -- Actor/singer David Cassidy in 1950 -- Musician Pat Travers in 1954 (age 67) -- Writer Jon K...
‘Nomadland’ wins big at BAFTAs

‘Nomadland’ wins big at BAFTAs

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April 11 (UPI) -- Nomadland won the British Academy of Film Award for Best Film on Sunday. Its star Frances McDormand was named Best Actress and its director Chloe Zhao won for Best Director. The movie also picked up the Best Cinematography prize. Advertisement Anthony Hopkins earned the accolade for Best Actor for The Father, a drama that also scored the Best Adapted Screenplay honor. Emerald Fennell won the prize for Best Original Screenplay for Promising Young Woman, which also was voted Best British Film. Daniel Kaluuya and Yuh-Jung Youn won for Best Supporting Actor and Actress for their performances in Judas and the Black Messiah and Minari respectively. Sound of Metal earned the accolade for Best Editing, Another Round won for Best Film Not in the English Language and My Octopus Te...
Big Brother star Nikki Grahame dies aged 38

Big Brother star Nikki Grahame dies aged 38

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Getty ImagesFormer Big Brother star Nikki Grahame has died at the age of 38.The TV personality had checked into a private hospital last month with an eating disorder.In a statement to the BBC, Grahame's manager confirmed "with immeasurable sadness" that Grahame died on Friday morning."Please respect the privacy of Nikki's friends and family at this tragic and difficult time," he added.Former Big Brother presenter Davina McCall led the tributes, tweeting: "I am so desperately sad to hear about Nikki Grahame. My thoughts are with her friends and family xx she really was the funniest, most bubbly sweetest girl."If you are affected by the issues in this story, help and support is available via the BBC Action Line and the charity Beat Eating Disorders.Grahame, originally from Northwood in north...
Britney Spears shares old photo with Justin Timberlake on Instagram

Britney Spears shares old photo with Justin Timberlake on Instagram

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April 10 (UPI) -- Pop music icon Britney Spears shared on Instagram an old photo of her with her sister Jamie Lynn and her former beau, singer Justin Timberlake. The undated snapshot showed Jamie Lynn as a little girl with glasses, laughing with her sibling and Timberlake. Advertisement "Happy belated birthday to this beautiful soul!!!" Spears captioned the image Friday, in honor of actress and singer Jamie Lynn's 30th birthday, which was on April 4. "I love you so much and damn it I wish I was as smart as you at 30!!!! It's weird to say that I was basically your momma when you were younger and yes I'm still older but your soul is and always has been wise !!!! I'm truly and genuinely inspired by your path and the life you have created for your beautiful children and I'm so [expletive] pro...
Which festivals are going ahead and when do live gigs restart?

Which festivals are going ahead and when do live gigs restart?

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Music fans have had a disappointing 12 months with festivals and gigs cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.But with the silver lining of lockdown easing on the horizon, many will be hoping they can get back into shows in the near future. Boris Johnson's COVID-19 roadmap says that from 17 May, fans may be able to get their first taste of live music for more than a year. No earlier than 21 June, as long as things go to plan, all limits on social contact will be removed. While some issues around mass events are still to be ironed out, the government is hoping to reopen nightclubs and lift restrictions on large gatherings such as festivals at this point.Below is a rolling list of live music shows - both festivals and touring acts - that have already revealed plans to hold events ...