Folk music legend Joan Baez was recovering last night (Nov. 19, 2010) after falling 20 feet from a treehouse in her garden.
The 60s star had the treehouse built in an oak tree behind her California home because she wanted to sleep with birds.
Joan Baez - “The Night They Drove Ol’ Dixie Down” from The Midnight Special
"Due to his health, his life insurance was minimal. He was truly in dire straits financially. Now his first wife Vick is unable to work due to the fact she has to spend 24 hours a day helping Aliyah through her recovery which is anticipated to be at least a year. And there are huge medical bills to be paid. And the family lost their health insurance when Robert died as well as of child support. There are hundreds of thousands in medical bills to be paid and in the aftermath of this terrible tragedy it is taking its toll on the family."
- Robert Schimmel, Comedian, Dies Following Car Accident (September 3, 2010)
Bill Nye, host of the Emmy-winning 1990s television show "Bill Nye the Science Guy," collapsed during a California speech, then got up and continued his presentation.
William Sanford "Bill" Nye (born November 27, 1955), popularly known as "Bill Nye the Science Guy", is an American science educator, comedian, television host and mechanical engineer. He is best known as the host of the Disney children's science show Bill Nye the Science Guy (1993–1998) and for his many subsequent appearances in popular media as a science educator.
Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was hospitalized on Friday for the fourth time in five months after doctors diagnosed a blood clot in her leg that threatened her heart, a spokesman said.
Newsweek magazine and The Daily Beast, have merged to become the Newsweek Daily Beast company.
Newsweek magazine was founded in 1933, and was purchased by the Washington Post(WPO_) in 1961
In its 2009 annual report, the Washington Post reported the struggling financial state of the magazine.
Oscar winning actress and fitness fanatic Jane Fonda has revealed she recently underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumour from her breast.
The 72-year-old Barbarella star had a routine mammogram a few weeks ago, which found a small tumour on her breast.
Fonda swiftly underwent surgery. As the cancer was caught at an early stage it was non invasive and the star will not need any further treatment.
Shalit announced that he would leave the Today Show after 40 years, effective November 11, 2010. Of his decision, he was quoted as saying: "It's enough already".
Gene Shalit (born March 25, 1925; New York City, 85 years old) is a film and book critic. He has filled these roles on NBC's The Today Show since January 15, 1973. He is known for his frequent use of puns, his oversized handlebar moustache, and for wearing colorful bowties.
He is known to have had a rocky relationship with former Today Show co-host Bryant Gumbel. He has been involved in reviewing the arts since 1967 and has written for such publications as Look magazine, Ladies' Home Journal (for 12 years), Cosmopolitan, TV Guide, Seventeen, Glamour, McCall's, and The New York Times. From 1970–1982 he had a daily essay on NBC Radio "Man About Anything", that was carried on more stations than any other NBC network radio feature. In 1987, he published Laughing Matters—A Treasury of American Humor, a critically praised humor anthology. As of 2009, he lives in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, with his cat Fellini. Shalit's children include the artist and entrepreneur Willa Shalit, and he is the godfather of radio producer/personality Gary Dell'Abate.
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Gerry Rafferty was admitted to a hospital in Bournemouth, Dorset, suffering from liver failure. His family were told that there was little chance of his survival, although after he was taken off life support, his condition began to improve. He remains in a critical condition.
Gerry Rafferty (born Gerald Rafferty, 16 April 1947, in Paisley) is a Scottish singer and songwriter.
Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street
Less than a year after the death of Brittany Murphy, the actress' mother, Sharon Murphy, is penning a tell-all book about her famous daughter.
"This book will be my way of celebrating and honoring her extraordinary life and career,"
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In his last two months in office, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is considering a December surprise: a posthumous pardon for Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors, for indecent exposure charges after an infamous 1969 Miami concert.
On November 3, 2010, Cassidy was arrested for driving under the influence after a Florida Highway Patrol trooper spotted his white 2008 Mercedes weaving on Florida's Turnpike in St. Lucie County. Breath tests about 8:30 p.m. measured Cassidy's blood alcohol content at 0.139 and 0.141 — greater than the state's 0.08 legal limit. Troopers also found a half-empty bottle of bourbon in his vehicle
David Bruce Cassidy (born April 12, 1950) is an American actor, singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is best known for his role as the character of Keith Partridge in the 1970s musical/sitcom The Partridge Family. He was one of pop culture's most celebrated teen idols, enjoying a successful pop career in the 1970s, and still performs today.
David Cassidy I Think i Love You - Intro by Leif Garret
On November 2, 2010, an affidavit was signed against Collins for leaving the scene of a wreck in Jackson, Mississippi. Cheryl Hayes informed police that a white Jeep plowed into the rear of her vehicle while she was stopped at a traffic light. Witnesses gave the license plate number of the Jeep and a description of the driver to police in which police were able to determine the vehicle belonged to Collins and he was the driver.
Gary Ennis Collins (born April 30, 1938) is an American film and television actor.
He starred in the 1972 television series The Sixth Sense as parapsychologist Dr. Michael Rhodes and in the 1974 series Born Free as wildlife conservationist George Adamson. He co-starred, with Jack Warden and Mark Slade, in the 1965 series The Wackiest Ship in the Army.
Collins has guest-starred on dozens of television shows since the 1960's, including Perry Mason, The Virginian, Hawaii Five-O, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Love Boat, Charlie's Angels, Friends, and JAG.
He had roles in the 1969 Andy Griffith film, Angel in My Pocket and the 1970 film Airport.
Collins hosted the television talk show Hour Magazine from 1980 to 1988, and co-hosted The Home Show from 1989 to 1994. He was the host of the Miss America Pageant from 1985 to 1989.
Collins was nominated for an Emmy Award six times and won in 1983 for Outstanding Talk Show Host. He received a star on the Hollywod Walk of Fame.
Collins has been married to Miss America, Mary Ann Mobley, since 1967 and their daughter, Mary Clancy Collins, is Senior Vice President of Development for MGM Television. He was previously married to Susan Peterson with whom he has two other children (Guy William Collins and Melissa "Mimi" Collins).
Joan Crawford on The Sixth Sense - With Gary Collins
A judge ruled that Michael Jackson's estate will not transfer over to Joe Jackson. Joe Jackson's been fighting to gain control over Michael Jackson's estate.
Joe Jackson Sues Dr. Conrad Murray For $500M
Joe Jackson is suing Dr. Conrad Murray for the wrongful death of Michael Jackson, and to compensate him for the loss of MJ's support. He's seeking half a billion Dollars.
"I believe he was irrational and intoxicated," a police source tells PEOPLE, adding he was taken voluntarily to New York Columbia Presbyterian Hospital by ambulance.
Police were sent to The Plaza Hotel in midtown New York after a call from hotel security, according to the New York Post. The room was trashed when police responded, including damage to a chandelier and hotel furniture.
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