Music, Movie and Entertainment News 18th April 2005

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Amityville Horror Scares Up Success At The Us Box Office

18th April 2005 3:14

THE AMITYVILLE HORROR remake has scared up a big hit in America after screaming to the top of the box office. The film, starring RYAN REYNOLDS...

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Dentists Funded Horror Classic The Evil Dead

18th April 2005 3:14

Cult horror classic THE EVIL DEAD was funded by rich Hollywood dentists. BRUCE CAMPBELL, who starred in the film and produced it 25 years ago,...

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Barrymore Perfects Vomiting Scenes With Mushroom Soup

18th April 2005 3:14

DREW BARRYMORE is determined to become Hollywood's vomit queen after spending years perfecting the art of being sick on film. The actress has a...

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Eastwood Advised To Marry A Young Wife

18th April 2005 3:14

Veteran Hollywood tough guy CLINT EASTWOOD has explained how he came to marry a woman several decades his junior - an elderly woman told him it...

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Cameron Blames Titanic Captain For Not Saving More Lives

18th April 2005 3:14

TITANIC director JAMES CAMERON has blamed the captain of the doomed vessel for not saving more lives when it hit an iceberg and sunk in 1912. ...

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Jackson Collects His Own Action Figures

18th April 2005 3:14

Hollywood actor SAMUEL L JACKSON collects action figures of characters he has played on the big screen. The PULP FICTION star always makes sure...

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Corman Took Lsd To Research Nicholson's The Trip

18th April 2005 3:14

Cult movie director ROGER CORMAN took hallucinogenic drug LSD for the first time in a bid to understand JACK NICHOLSON's storyline in THE TRIP. ...

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Sinatra More Popular Than Ever

18th April 2005 3:14

Legendary crooner FRANK SINATRA is selling more records now than he did when he was alive, according to his daughter. TINA SINATRA runs her...

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Idol Offers Tax Advice On Us Tv Show

18th April 2005 3:14

Rocker BILLY IDOL proved he's got a handle on his US taxes during a hilarious skit on TV show LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O'BRIEN - when he dished out...

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Zombie Lost Corpses Deal Over Ill-advised Joke

18th April 2005 3:14

Rocker-turned-filmmaker ROB ZOMBIE has revealed the real reason why MGM studio bosses dropped his horror film THE HOUSE OF 1,000 CORPSES - they...

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Tony Christie Tops Historic UK Singles Chart

18th April 2005 3:14

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE has made British chart history - his track with comedian PETER KAY, (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO, has topped the...

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Part-time Rocker Crowe Slammed By Grunt Bandmate

18th April 2005 3:14

Actor and sometime rocker RUSSELL CROWE has been blasted by a former 30 ODD FOOT OF GRUNTS bandmate for lacking the courtesy to inform his...

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Diddy Day Postponed In Las Vegas

18th April 2005 3:14

LATEST: SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS' special day in Las Vegas was postponed on Friday (15APR05) when the rap mogul couldn't make it to Sin City to...

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Girl Raped At Will Smith Gig

18th April 2005 3:14

A London charity gig starring WILL SMITH, XZIBIT, DE LA SOUL, FAITH EVANS and CRAIG DAVID turned sour on Saturday (16APR05) night when a teenage...

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Jones Joins X-men 3 Cast

18th April 2005 9:24

LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS star VINNIE JONES is the latest star to join the cast of sequel X-MEN 3 - but he has to wear a rubber suit to...

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Taryn's Tattoo Removal

18th April 2005 9:24

BRITNEY SPEARS' CROSSROADS co-star TARYN MANNING is undergoing painful laser treatment to have her tattoos removed. Manning, who also starred in...

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Christensen Struggled With Fame

18th April 2005 9:24

STAR WARS actor HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN found the sudden onset of fame that followed his part in ATTACK OF THE CLONES difficult to cope with. ...

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Reid And Metcalfe Get Intimate At La Party

18th April 2005 9:24

Hollywood beauty TARA REID's quest for love has ended in success - she's been spotted in the arms of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES heart-throb JESSE...

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Geldof's Daughter Determined To Mine Own Career

18th April 2005 9:24

SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES has dismissed accusations she's using her family name to enjoy an easy life - because she wants to earn any...

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Adams And Labelle Join John Charity Concert

18th April 2005 9:24

BRYAN ADAMS and PATTI LaBELLE have been invited to join SIR ELTON JOHN at the British rocker's 4 July (05) Independence Day celebrations in...

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Hall Praises Older Men's Lovemaking

18th April 2005 9:24

SIR MICK JAGGER's ex-wife JERRY HALL has complimented the ROLLING STONES singer on his performance in bed - because she prefers sleeping with older...

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Cream Platinum Disc Contains Louis Armstrong

18th April 2005 9:24

CREAM bassist JACK BRUCE was left confused recently when he decided to play one of the band's platinum discs - and jazz classics poured out of the...

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Hawkins Plans Darts Tv Contest

18th April 2005 9:24

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is hoping TV bosses will give him his broadcasting break as the presenter of a darts show he's dreamt up. ...

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Minogue Dumps Hot Pants Stylist

18th April 2005 9:24

Pop superstar KYLIE MINOGUE has dumped the stylist credited with turning her career around with a pair of revealing hot pants. WILLIAM BAKER has...

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Sting And Sheryl Say No To Santana

18th April 2005 9:24

Latino rocker CARLOS SANTANA is recovering after being snubbed by STING and SHERYL CROW, who have both refused to take part in the guitarist's new...

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Bookworm Barrymore Loves Her Novels

18th April 2005 9:24

DREW BARRYMORE is building up a library of her favourite books because she can't bear to give them away once she has read them. The CHARLIE'S...

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Carradine And Sands Take On Bush And Blair

18th April 2005 9:24

Actors KEITH CARRADINE and JULIAN SANDS are teaming up on the Los Angeles stage to play US President GEORGE W BUSH and UK Prime Minister TONY...

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Duvall's Argentine Inn Tops Romantic Getaway Poll

18th April 2005 9:24

The inn and spa ROBERT DUVALL and his film-maker girlfriend LUCIANA PEDRAZA have renovated in Salta, Argentina, has been dubbed one of the...

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Snoop Dogg Heads Kids Football League

18th April 2005 14:08

Rap star SNOOP DOGG is launching an American football scheme in tough inner-city areas of Los Angeles to bring joy to the lives of deprived...

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Drunk Skinner Thrown Out Of Prince's Festival

18th April 2005 14:08

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER was thrown out of the PRINCE'S TRUST URBAN MUSIC FESTIVAL on Saturday (16APR05) after offending guests with his...

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Durst Prepared To Ditch Fans

18th April 2005 14:08

LIMP BIZKIT star FRED DURST accepts the raw sound of "truth" his band have incorporated on their new album will fail to impress many of their fans....

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Nugent Orders Gun Users To Go To Extremes

18th April 2005 14:08

Guitar-hero TED NUGENT has urged America's NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION (NFA) to get "hardcore" and murder all criminals. Speaking at the...

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Anderson Auctions Violin For Charity

18th April 2005 14:08

Former X-FILES star GILLIAN ANDERSON is offering one lucky fan the chance of owning her violin, after she put the stringed instrument up for...

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Pollack: 'Movies Justify My Existence'

18th April 2005 14:08

Movie mogul SYDNEY POLLACK fears he will never retire - because he couldn't justify his existence if he stopped making films. The 70-year-old...

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Ifans Wins Bafta For Brave Cook Decision

18th April 2005 14:08

NOTTING HILL star RHYS IFANS is thrilled he overcame his insecurities and agreed to play comic legend PETER COOK in British TV drama NOT ONLY BUT...

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Pollack Hates Dumbing Down Plots For Mainstream Audiences

18th April 2005 14:08

Director SYDNEY POLLACK has slammed the Hollywood movie industry - for forcing him to dumb down his serious plot ideas to avoid scaring off...

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Downey Jr: 'Levine Is The Love Of My Life'

18th April 2005 14:08

ROBERT DOWNEY JR credits his fiancee with forcing him to alter his cynical outlook on love. The troubled GOTHIKA actor, 40, admits future wife...

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Grand Master Kasparov Attacked With Chess Board

18th April 2005 14:08

Celebrity chess player GARRY KASPAROV is nursing severe head injuries after a disgruntled fan smashed him on the temple with a chess board on...

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Chan Leads Tsunami Goodwill Mission

18th April 2005 14:08

Action man JACKIE CHAN will raise awareness of the plight victims of December's (04) Indian Ocean tsunami are facing, by leading a four-day...

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Shields' Post-natal Suicide Attempt

18th April 2005 14:08

Actress BROOKE SHIELDS suffered such chronic post-natal depression after giving birth to baby daughter ROWAN in 2003, she contemplated suicide. ...

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Borrell Ditches Entire Album

18th April 2005 14:08

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has ditched an album's worth of songs because he deemed them unsuitable for his band. The 25-year-old...

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Christie: 'I Want To Sing Until I Drop'

18th April 2005 14:08

Chart-topping crooner TONY CHRISTIE wants to collapse and die on stage, like legendary British comic TOMMY COOPER. The 61-year-old singer - who...

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Eels Star's Trauma Over Father's Body Bag

18th April 2005 14:08

EELS frontman MARK OLIVER EVERETT urges people to leave the room when somebody dies - because he's still traumatised after witnessing his father's...

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Latifah: 'I'm Ready For Kids'

18th April 2005 17:27

Rapper and actress QUEEN LATIFAH is tight-lipped about her private life - but revealed she is desperate for kids. The MAMA GAVE BIRTH TO THE...

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Agnes Chan Visits War-torn Darfur

18th April 2005 17:27

Singer AGNES CHAN is urging her fellow Japanese citizens to donate money to Sudan's war-torn Darfur region - after meeting victims displaced by...

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Ono Gives Peace A Chance

18th April 2005 17:27

Japanese artist YOKO ONO is continuing the pacifist campaign she started with her late husband JOHN LENNON - by serving as an honorary chairwoman...

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John Fred Dies

18th April 2005 17:27

Cajun pop musician JOHN FRED GOURRIER died in a New Orleans, Louisiana hospital Friday (15APR05), following months of ill-health. He was 63. ...

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Garfunkel's Speeding Court Appearance

18th April 2005 17:27

Veteran crooner ART GARFUNKEL will appear in court today (18APR05) for speeding down a Wisconsin freeway last month (12MAR05). PAUL SIMON's...

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Pollack: 'Family Deaths Make My Films Morbid'

18th April 2005 17:27

Veteran director SYDNEY POLLACK finds it almost impossible to make light-hearted films - because the deaths of his mother and only son have given...

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Bay's Controversial Hitcher Changes

18th April 2005 17:27

Movie mogul MICHAEL BAY's latest horror film remake has sparked controversy - because he's considering turning the hero in 1986 cult classic THE...

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Keitel And Loren Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

18th April 2005 17:27

Movie legends HARVEY KEITEL and SOPHIA LOREN received lifetime achievement awards on Saturday (16APR05) at the 24th ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL for...

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Hurley Slams One-meal-a-day Rumours

18th April 2005 17:27

Model and actress ELIZABETH HURLEY has slammed reports she eats just one meal a day. The 39-year-old beauty admits her delicate frame would...

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Bullock And Reeves' Environmentally Friendly Movie

18th April 2005 17:27

KEANU REEVES and SANDRA BULLOCK's latest movie collaboration has thrilled environmentalists - because the romantic drama has prompted movie giant...

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Oh Files For Divorce From Payne

18th April 2005 17:27

LATEST: SIDEWAYS star SANDRA OH has filed a petition for divorce from husband ALEXANDER PAYNE, who directed and co-wrote the hit wine-tasting...

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Martha Stewart Launches Radio Show

18th April 2005 17:27

Disgraced lifestyle guru MARTHA STEWART is teaming up with SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO INC. to launch her own radio station. Stewart's new project...

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Birthday Girl Garner Laughs Off Wedding Rumours

18th April 2005 17:27

Hollywood couple JENNIFER GARNER and BEN AFFLECK have laughed off rumours they married over the weekend (16-17APR05) - insisting they were...

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Malakian: 'Hollywood Glamour Is A Myth'

18th April 2005 17:27

SYSTEM OF A DOWN rocker DARON MALAKIAN is disillusioned with Hollywood, insisting the glamorous image hides a dark side. The singer, who has...

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Bonet: 'Corrupt Rap Music Makes Me Sick'

18th April 2005 17:27

Actress LISA BONET has hit out at the US rap scene's obsession with sex and money. The ANGEL HEART star, 37, slammed the music as corrupt, and...

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Avril To Play Shatner's Daughter On Film?

18th April 2005 21:43

Punk pop star AVRIL LAVIGNE is set for a big movie break - as WILLIAM SHATNER's daughter. The COMPLICATED singer is on the verge of signing on...

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Mccartney Drives Off With Lexus

18th April 2005 21:43

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will spend two-and-a-half months on the road in America with car giants Lexus this autumn (05). The former BEATLE has...

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Snoop's Planned Harvard Trip Called Off

18th April 2005 21:43

Hip-hop star SNOOP DOGG's hopes of performing at Massachusetts' prestigious Harvard University next month (MAY05) have been dashed, with...

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Cash Kin Give Movie Tribute The Ok

18th April 2005 21:43

Late country great JOHNNY CASH's family members were so impressed with a new independent film all about the icon they agreed to give the movie a...

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Abdul Can't Find A Lawyer

18th April 2005 21:43

Eighties pop star-turned-AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL may have to settle a manicure complaint with a Los Angeles beauty shop herself after...

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Manson Regrets Her J.lo 'Punch' Comments

18th April 2005 21:43

GARBAGE frontwoman SHIRLEY MANSON has apologised to JENNIFER LOPEZ after famously claiming she wanted to punch the Latina beauty. The redhead...

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Usher Claims Goods Were Stolen From Trump Property

18th April 2005 21:43

R+B hunk USHER is in a search to get more than $100,000 (GBP52,600) worth of his belongings back, after they were reportedly stolen from one of...

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Odb's Widow Branded 'Greedy' By Late Rapper's Manager

18th April 2005 21:43

LATEST: OL' DIRTY BASTARD's manager has branded the late rapper's widow "greedy" for her claims she's owed child support payments. ICELENE...

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Gotti Brothers In Murder Probe

18th April 2005 21:43

Rap mogul IRV 'GOTTI' LORENZO and his brother CHRISTOPHER are under federal investigation for a vicious beating which led to the death of a New...

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Arrested Development Fans Urged To Sign An 'Oath'

18th April 2005 21:43

Fans of JASON BATEMAN and PORTIA DE ROSSI's acclaimed comedy ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT have been urged to sign a "loyalty oath" if they want the show to...

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Burton Mementoes Sold At Ex-girlfriend's Garage Sale

18th April 2005 21:43

Quirky director TIM BURTON's ex LISA MARIE has been selling off artifacts from the couple's time together at a garage sale at their former Azuza,...

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Dr Who To Play Da Vinci Code Thug?

18th April 2005 21:43

British actor CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON has wasted no time in finding his next big project after giving up on TV series DOCTOR WHO after one season -...

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Keitel Honoured At Istanbul Film Festival

18th April 2005 21:43

RESERVOIR DOGS star HARVEY KEITEL was awarded a lifetime achievement prize at the closing ceremony of Turkey's 24th ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL on...

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Bonet Snubbed Corporate Cosby Show Reunion

18th April 2005 21:43

Actress LISA BONET refused to appear in THE COSBY SHOW's reunion episode as she "was not feeling the love". The 37-year-old beauty, who shot to...

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Chad Michael Murray Weds Sophia Bush

18th April 2005 21:43

Actor CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY is no longer a single man, after marrying his ONE TREE HILL co-star SOPHIA BUSH on Saturday (16APR05). Bush, 22, wore...

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Witherspoon Considers Legal Action After Paparazzi Clash

18th April 2005 21:43

LEGALLY BLONDE star REESE WITHERSPOON has become the latest celebrity to challenge the paparazzi after a scuffle and a chase through Hollywood. ...

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Lawsuit Filed Over Reynolds Movie

18th April 2005 21:43

An unreleased movie starring BURT REYNOLDS and RAQUEL WELCH is at the centre of a $4 million (GBP2.1 million) lawsuit. Businessman MICHAEL...

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Wahlberg Slams Eminem, Affleck And Damon

18th April 2005 21:43

Hollywood hunk MARK WAHLBERG has slammed EMINEM, MATT DAMON and BEN AFFLECK for giving a false impression of tough, impoverished childhoods in...

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Eels Star Resents Childlike Mother

18th April 2005 21:43

EELS frontman MARK OLIVER EVERETT still resents his mother for refusing to grow up and accept her parental responsibilities - because he lost his...

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Riders Make It 5,000 Shows

18th April 2005 21:43

Country group RIDERS IN THE SKY made history in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Saturday night (16APR05) when they made their 5,000th appearance on stage. ...

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