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French Singer/Actor Charles Aznavour Has Died At 94

French singer and songwriter, Charles Aznavour. Earlier today, a spokesman has confirmed that the star died at one of his homes in the south east of France. Still performing to packed stadiums well into his 90s, Charles Aznavour was due

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[Video] Paul McCartney Deconstructs A Dozen Beatles Classics For GQ

The Beatles met Elvis Presley only once, at his home in Los Angeles while they were on their second US Tour in August 1965. Remembering the occasion for a Wired Autocomplete interview online, Paul McCartney says, “It was just like

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Today Marks The 21st Anniversary Of The Passing Of England’s Rose

On this day (August 31st) in 1997, the world mourned the tragic death of Princess Diana, who was killed in a car crash in the Pont de l’Alma tunnel in Paris, France. The sudden and unexpected death of an extraordinarily

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Renewed Interest In Preserving Aretha Franklin’s Birth Home In Memphis

Aretha Franklin may have spent most of her life in Detroit, but the Queen of Soul has roots in Memphis. Aretha Franklins death on August 16th has revived interest in preserving her South Memphis birth home, at 406, Lucy Avenue. After her

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[Video] Aretha Franklin – The Voice Of A Generation Silenced At 76

Aretha Franklin, who passed away today at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer, was so much more than just the ‘Queen of Soul.’ Her rise to super stardom coincided with a virtual powder keg of politics, the

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Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin, Is Reportedly Gravely Ill

A close friend of Aretha Franklin is confirming that the ‘Queen of Soul’ is seriously ill. Detroit news anchor, Evrod Cassimy, reported that “Aretha Franklin is gravely ill.” He spoke with her family members on Sunday evening, who were gathered

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[Video] Ageless Tony Bennett Turns 92 Today!

Tony Bennett is celebrating his 92nd birthday today. Happy Birthday Tony! To mark the occasion, Tony Bennett and Diana Krall have united for a classy, revamp of George and Ira Gershwin’s 1924 song “Fascinating Rhythm.” The track previews their upcoming collaborative

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Celebrity Happy Birthday! Ottawa Born Paul Anka Turns 77 Today

Paul Anka was born in Ottawa, on July 30th, 1941. He developed a talent for song writing in high school (Fisher Park) and recorded his first single, “I Confess”, when he was just 14. In 1957, with $100 given to him

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Famous Star Trek TV Theme Had Lyrics – Who Knew?

The Star Trek theme song is familiar to pretty much everyone. It was played during the original show’s opening credits back in 1966. A slightly longer version is played, during the closing credits. The show’s familiar melody was written by

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[Video] The Lounge: Encore – One Of The Carpenters Biggest Hits Was Originally Written As A TV Ad

The Carpenters were one of the biggest-selling group’s of the 70s. No fewer than ten of their singles went on to become million-sellers, and by 2005 combined worldwide sales of albums and singles well exceeded 100 million. Between 1970 and 1984

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Home Sharing Is Great Solution To Rising Rents And Low Vacancy rates – And It’s Catching On

Canada’s rents are rising while vacancy rates are shrinking, yet the country has one coveted real estate asset collecting dust: empty bedrooms, and millions of them. A growing number of the country’s seniors are living in homes too big, while young

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First Ever Hollywood Movie Shot Entirely In Canada Has An Ottawa Connection

Very interesting footnote from the Historical Society of Ottawa concerning July 16th… On this day in 1941… A film crew from Warner Brothers, the motion picture studio, arrived in Ottawa to film ‘Captains of the Clouds’, the first ever Hollywood

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1950’s Heartthrob Tab Hunter Has Passed Away At 86

Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob back in the 1950s with such films as “Battle Cry” and “Damn Yankees!” has died. He was 86. His spouse confirmed that he died Sunday of a blood clot

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A Meeting That’s Been 90 Years In The Making!

The 1st Gerber Baby took a sweet photo with the newest one. It was a heartwarming moment as the first Gerber baby, now 91, met the newest one, little Lucas Warren. Lucas made history in 2018 when he became Gerber’s

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According To The Latest Meme, The Number 1 Song On Your 14th Birthday Is ‘Life Defining’

There’s a new viral craze on the Internet that’s catching on. What was the No. 1 song on the pop charts on your 14th birthday? According to this musical meme, that song “defines your entire life.” As crazy as that

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