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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...
Mel B says Spice Girls – including Posh – will play Glastonbury

Mel B says Spice Girls – including Posh – will play Glastonbury

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Glastonbury is no stranger to booking unlikely acts, but if Melanie Brown has her way, next year's festival could outdo all others. Scary says she is working to make sure the Spice Girls perform for the world-famous Worthy Farm event's 50th anniversary next year. Not only that, she is promising to get Posh Spice Victoria Beckham involved, too. Image: Mel B says she is working on making the full reunion happen In an interview with the Mail On Sunday, she said: "My plan is for all five of us to do Glastonbury next year for the 50th anniversary. I'm in the process of persuading Victoria to do it. And I will make it happen."The band got back together for a long-awaited reunion tour of the UK and Ireland earlier this year, but without Pos...
Spice Girls close reunion tour as Geri apologises

Spice Girls close reunion tour as Geri apologises

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Geri Horner has apologised for quitting the Spice Girls as the group took to the stage for the final night of their long-awaited reunion tour. "I need to say something I should have said a long time ago," she said to the 70,000 fans in London's Wembley Stadium. "I'm sorry. I'm sorry I left. I was just being a brat. It is so good to be back with the girls that I love."Horner left the group in 1998 - just two years before the group split.Sporty, Ginger, Baby, and Scary Spice performed their hits including Wannabe, their 1996 debut single, and Spice Up Your Life. Advertisement The band ended their run by bringing their children and mothers on stage with them, with Geri, best known as Ginger Spice, joking that ...
Spice Girls: What happened to Girl Power?

Spice Girls: What happened to Girl Power?

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"If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends, make it last forever, friendship never ends".It is a lyric that many who grew up in the 90s are able to recite by heart.The line, sung by the Spice Girls on their 1996 breakthrough single Wannabe, summed up the band's self-styled 'Girl Power' mantra - a brand of female empowerment that made them a global pop culture phenomenon.And now they, together with a whole new generation, have a chance to relive the mania all over again.On Friday night, bandmates Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner and Melanie Chisholm, better known as Scary, Baby, Ginger and Sporty Spice, began a nationwide UK and Ireland reunion tour in Dublin.The four did so without Posh Spice aka Victoria Bec...