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Famous birthdays for Jan. 13: Liam Hemsworth, Michael Pena

Famous birthdays for Jan. 13: Liam Hemsworth, Michael Pena

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Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: -- Salmon P. Chase, sixth chief justice of the United States and whose image is on the U.S. $ 10,000 bill, in 1808 -- Horatio Alger, author of rags-to-riches stories, in 1832 -- Actor Frances Sternhagen in 1930 (age 89) -- Actor Charles Nelson Reilly in 1931 -- Actor Rip Taylor in 1935 (age 84) -- Actor Richard Moll in 1943 (age 76) -- Actor Kevin Anderson in 1960 (age 59) -- Actor Julia Louis-Dreyfus in 1961 (age 58) File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI -- Country singer Trace Adkins in 1962 (age 57) -- Actor Penelope Ann Miller in 1964 (age 55) -- Actor Patrick Dempsey in 1966 (age 53) -- TV produ...
Famous birthdays for Jan. 3: Michael Schumacher, Eli Manning

Famous birthdays for Jan. 3: Michael Schumacher, Eli Manning

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Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: -- Roman philosopher Cicero in 106 B.C. -- Feminist/abolitionist Lucretia Mott in 1793 -- J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings, in 1892 -- Football Hall of Fame Coach Hank Stram in 1923 -- Beatles record producer George Martin in 1926 File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Italian film director Sergio Leone in 1929 -- Brazilian composer Ernst Mahle in 1929 (age 90) -- Actor Robert Loggia in 1930 -- Actor Dabney Coleman in 1932 (age 87) -- Hockey Hall of Fame member Bobby Hull in 1939 (age 80) -- Musician Van Dyke Parks in 1943 (age 76) -- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Stephen Stills (Buff...
George Michael APOLOGISES to Fadi Fawaz – despite being called a ‘f****d up icon’

George Michael APOLOGISES to Fadi Fawaz – despite being called a ‘f****d up icon’

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Christmas Day 2018 will mark two years since musical icon George Michael died at the age of 53 from natural causes; consisting of dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver.The soulful singer, whose hits included the likes of Faith and Freedom, was adored by fans the world-over.His following was treated to a deeper look into George’s life upon his death in his documentary –  George Michael: Freedom.The short film explored all aspects of the notoriously private singer’s life – from his tumultuous relationship with Sony record label, to his heartbreak over the death of his first love Anselmo Feleppa – which many say George never fully recovered from. Related Articles But the former WHAM member inadvertently found himself at the middle of sca...
Canadian Michael Spavor missing in China

Canadian Michael Spavor missing in China

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Canada says it is trying to make contact with a second Canadian being investigated by China on suspicion of harming its national security. News that businessman Michael Spavor was missing emerged soon after the arrest of ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig.Tension between China and Canada has grown since it arrested a Chinese businesswoman at the request of the US.Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer at telecoms giant Huawei, could face extradition as a consequence.She is suspected of violating US sanctions on Iran through Huawei's business dealings.China has threatened unspecified consequences if she is not released. Who are the two Canadians? Michael Spavor is a businessman based in Dandong, near the Chinese border with North Korea. He...
Michael Keaton, Owen Wilson to star in two-part 'Documentary Now!' episode

Michael Keaton, Owen Wilson to star in two-part 'Documentary Now!' episode

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Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Cars castmates Michael Keaton and Owen Wilson are set to co-star with Necar Zadegan in a two-part episode of IFC's Documentary Now! Both chapters are scheduled to air back-to-back Feb. 20. Wilson will play a cult leader in 1980s Oregon, while Zadegan will be his assistant and Keaton portrays the FBI agent who tries to bring the enterprise down. Documentary Now! was co-created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Rhys Thomas. It is executive produced by Lorne Michaels. "After years of trying to start a cult of our own, we have happily outsourced the heavy lifting to the brilliant team behind Documentary Now! and they have, as always, delivered," IFC Original Programming SVP Christine Lubrano said in a statement. "Seeing these episodes have caused the IFC staff to z...