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Famous birthdays for Jan. 21: Jack Nicklaus, Emma “Baby Spice” Bunton

Famous birthdays for Jan. 21: Jack Nicklaus, Emma “Baby Spice” Bunton

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Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include: -- Soldier/Vermont folk hero Ethan Allen in 1738 -- Explorer/historian John Fremont in 1813 -- Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson in 1824 -- Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin in 1869 -- Roger Nash Baldwin, founder of the American Civil Liberties Union, in 1884 -- Blues musician Lead Belly, born Huddie William Ledbetter, in 1888 -- French fashion designer Christian Dior in 1905 -- German high-wire walker Karl Wallenda in 1905 -- Actor Telly Savalas in 1922 UPI File Photo -- Actor Paul Scofield in 1922 -- British comedian Benny Hill in 1924 -- Disc jockey Robert "Wolfman Jack" Smith in 1938 -- Go...
Watch: Dwayne Johnson thanks fans for support after dad Rocky’s death

Watch: Dwayne Johnson thanks fans for support after dad Rocky’s death

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Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Film star and former pro wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson took to social media Sunday to thank well-wishers for their support in the days following his dad Rocky's death. "Hard to express how deeply grateful I am for all your love, mana & support My family and I thank you. Go hug your loved ones hard, while you still can. I love you. DJ #ripsoulman," Johnson posted alongside an outdoor Instagram video of him expressing similar sentiments. "You have lifted my spirits," he told his fans in the 8-minute clip, which has already gotten nearly 8 million views. "As you know, I lost my old man a few days ago. I lost him just like that," Johnson said, snapping his fingers. "I didn't get to say goodbye to him. I would give anything right now to give him a big, old hug and a ...
Brad and Jen reunite at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Brad and Jen reunite at Screen Actors Guild Awards

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Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have been reunited at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, where they both won prizes.The former husband and wife warmly embraced as they met backstage, after Pitt picked up outstanding supporting actor for his portrayal of an ageing stuntman in Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood. They were photographed exchanging words, with Pitt holding on to Aniston's wrist as she attempted to head back into the celebrity-filled crowd. Image: Jen heads off into the crowd, as Brad does his best to stall her Image: Both were full of smiles, and winners on the night Both were full of smiles, with Pitt clutching his newly collected trophy.Pitt was married to Aniston from ...
‘Bad Boys For Life’ tops the North American box office with $59.2M

‘Bad Boys For Life’ tops the North American box office with $59.2M

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Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Bad Boys For Life -- an action comedy starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence -- is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $ 59.2 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday. The film debuted this weekend along with No. 2 Dolittle, which brought in $ 22.5 million. They were followed by 1917 at No. 3 -- last week's No. 1 -- with $ 22.1 million, Jumanji: The Next Level at No. 4 with $ 9.6 million and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker at No. 5 with $ 8.4 million. Rounding out the top tier are Just Mercy at No. 6 with $ 6 million, Little Women at No. 7 with $ 5.9 million, Knives Out at No. 8 with $ 4.3 million, Like a Boss at No. 9 with $ 3.8 million and Frozen II at No. 10 with $ 3.7 million. Let's block ads! (Why?) Entert...
Frank Skinner: ‘I’m all for a bit of moral menace’

Frank Skinner: ‘I’m all for a bit of moral menace’

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"The edge of inappropriate is the spiritual home of the best stand-up comedy," proclaims Frank Skinner in the programme notes for his new West End show, Showbiz.It's also, he jokes, "the name of my country house in Gloucestershire".The 62-year-old, who has made a pretty good living walking the tightrope of comedic taste, is about to ride the bus (using his over 60s travel card) to London's Garrick Theatre, as he speaks to the BBC, for the first night of a five-week residency, having road-tested it around the UK last year.Loosely-based around celebrity anecdotes he's acquired over the past 25 years working as one of the country's most cherished comedians, Skinner's show is littered with poetic and funny filth about his decaying bo...