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Fascinating Fact: 4256907

24th June 2014

Sexy star Megan Fox and her husband Brian Austin Green have bought late crooner Bing Crosby's former home in Toluca Lake, California. The couple paid over $3 million (£1.9 million) for the modernised ranch home,...

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Lost Hollywood Radio Interviews To Be Aired In Britain

21st November 2013

Lost radio interviews with late Hollywood legends including Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly and Bing Crosby are to be broadcast in Britain after the tapes were discovered in a family archive.The interviews, which also include chats...

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Michael Buble's Mum Prefers Bing Crosby For Christmas Music

26th December 2012

Michael Buble may have had the best-selling festive album last year (11) but it's Bing Crosby's music his family plays to get into the Christmas spirit.The Canadian crooner topped the festive charts at the end...

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Mariah Carey Sings 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' On Jimmy Fallon; Plus, Our Top 5 Christmas Songs

By Contributor | 5th December 2012

Mariah Carey ruddy loves reminding us that she sang one of the best known Christmas pop songs of all time. Just in case her original version of 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' wasn’t...

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Fascinating Fact: 3390181

27th November 2012

The daughters of Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney are joining forces to celebrate the trio's classic holiday movie White Christmas at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Dena Kaye, Mary Crosby...

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Official UK Singles Charts Celebrates 60 Years: Who Was No.1 In 1952?

By Contributor | 14th November 2012

Happy 60th birthday, the UK Singles Chart! Yes, today (November 14, 2012) marks six decades since music publication the NME published the first ever chart of the biggest selling tracks in the country. In 2012...

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Tom Meighan Confident Of Christmas Carol Writing

17th December 2011

Kasabian's Tom Meighan thinks he'd write great Christmas Carols. The singer says if he were to pen some festive tracks, they would have a traditional sound to them, in the style of 'White Christmas' hitmaker...

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Lady Gaga Sings Sexed-up Version Of 'White Christmas' At New York's Jingle Bell Ball

11th December 2011

Lady Gaga performed a saucy version of the festive classic 'White Christmas' when she appeared at New York's annual Jingle Ball concert on Friday (9 Dec 2011). Lady Gaga wanted to add a bit of...

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Elizabeth Hurley To Spend Christmas In Australia

5th December 2011

Elizabeth Hurley is spending Christmas in Australia.The actress-and-model - who is engaged to Australian cricket legend Shane Warne - will celebrate the festive season in her fiance's native Melbourne but admits it will be strange...

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Petra Ecclestone To Buy Most Expensive Home In America?

15th June 2011

Petra Ecclestone has bought late TV producer Aaron Spelling's old house.The fashion designer - whose father is billionaire Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, who is worth a reputed $4 billion - has purchased the 57,000 sq...

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Candy Spelling Sells Home To Petra Ecclestone

14th June 2011

Candy Spelling has sold her lavish Los Angeles mansion to British heiress Petra Ecclestone.The 65-year-old socialite - the widow of film and TV producer Aaron Spelling and mother to reality star Tori - had placed...

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Fascinating Fact 10615

10th January 2011

Executives at Universal Music are donating a collection of treasured songs by artists including BING CROSBY, LOUIS ARMSTRONG and BILLIE HOLIDAY to the American nation. The records will be given to the Library of Congress...

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Weather May Freeze Holiday Box Office

24th December 2010

A white Christmas may have been a pleasant thing for Bing Crosby to croon about, but weather conditions over most of the U.S. and Europe during this season is threatening to force many of the...

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Jack Black Sings Little Drummer Boy On Jimmy Fallon Show

22nd December 2010

JACK BLACK, the 41-year-old American comedian and actor, dropped by the 'Late Show with JIMMY FALLON' last night (21st December 2010) to discuss his new movie 'Gulliver's Travels'. However, in true Christmas spirit, the actor...

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Last Christmas The Most Downloaded Christmas Song

7th December 2010

Recent trend suggests Wham's classic 1984 track Last Christmas is the most downloaded Christmas song, the track written by George Michael was one of the bands most successful tracks.The second most downloaded song was Mariah...

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Crosby's Widow Injured In Accident

3rd December 2010

BING CROSBY's widow was seriously injured in a car crash in California which killed her second husband last month (Nov10), according to a new report.Kathryn Crosby and Maurice William Sullivan were travelling just east of...

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Fascinating Fact 10035

25th September 2010

Black-and-white film footage of the deciding baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the New York Yankees in the 1960 World Series has been found in the wine cellar of BING CROSBY's San Francisco, California...

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Crosby Back For Christmas

21st September 2010

Crooner BING CROSBY is set to rule the Christmas charts again in 2010 - 33 years after his death.The keepers of the White Christmas singer's estate have unearthed a treasure trove of rare and unreleased...

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Crosby's Estate Wins $2 Million In Royalties

6th July 2010

A jury in Santa Monica, California has awarded BING CROSBY's estate more than $2 million (£1.3 million) in royalties, ending a 10 year battle between music bosses and the late singer's heirs.Executives at Universal Music...

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Iggy Pop Wants Xmas Hit

24th December 2009

Iggy Pop wants to release a Christmas single.The 'Lust For Life' singer would love to add a festive hit to his catalogue and considers recording a version of Bing Crosby's seasonal classic 'White Christmas' every...

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Wham!'S Last Christmas Named As Most Played Christmas Hit

29th November 2008

Last Christmas, a 1984 Christmas number one for Wham!, is the most played seasonal song of the last five years, it has been confirmed.According to the Performing Rights Society (PRS), the body responsible for collecting...

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Books Opened For Xmas Number Two

6th October 2007

Punters will be able to bet on the second-best selling single at Christmas this year this year in a bid to sidestep the X Factor's dominance.Since 2005 the winner of the ITV1 talent show has...

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Crooner Crosby's Prison Record Wiped

6th July 2007

Beloved singer/actor BING CROSBY spent 20 days in jail in 1929, but records of his prison time and the drink-driving arrest that put him behind bars no longer exist. Crosby often joked about his jail...

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Singer Richards Dies At 84

24th March 2007

CAROL RICHARDS, the singer who teamed up with BING CROSBY to record Christmas classic SILVER BELLS, has died at a hospital in Florida. She was 84. Richards shot to fame after winning a singing contest,...

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Crosby Honoured By Renamed Theatre

8th December 2006

A theatre which saw BING CROSBY perform in his youth is to be renamed after the legendary star. The Metropolitan Arts Theater in Spokane, Washington will be renamed the Bing Crosby Theatre at a public...

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Monroe And Kennedy Had A 'One Night Stand'

28th November 2006

MARILYN MONROE only had a one night stand with US President JOHN F KENNEDY and not an affair, according to a new biography of the screen beauty. In his book MARILYN MONROE: AS IT WAS,...

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Foxx Proud Of His Exclusive Club

3rd August 2006

JAMIE FOXX is a member of a very exclusive club alongside FRANK SINATRA, BING CROSBY and BARBRA STREISAND - they are the only people to have won an Academy Awards and topped the US charts....

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Spelling's Widow Fires Back At House Sale Reports

7th July 2006

LATEST: US TV mogul AARON SPELLING's widow has blasted tabloid reports she has put the estate she shared with her late husband on the market, insisting she's still at home there. Reports earlier this week...

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Manilow Music Chosen To Drive Out The Hooligans

5th June 2006

BARRY MANILOW's music is being used in an effort to drive hooligans and noise polluters from a Sydney, Australia suburb. Officials in Rockdale believe that piping easy listening hits like MANDY and I WRITE THE...

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