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Manic Street Preachers Perform Intimate Gig

6th August 2010

Manic Street Preachers performed to just 300 people last night (05.08.10).The Welsh trio launched their forthcoming album 'Postcards from a Young Man' with the intimate show at Hammersmith Working Men's Club in west London, previewing...

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Manic Street Preachers' 'Awe-inspiring' Collaboration

27th July 2010

Manic Street Preachers found collaborating with ex Guns N' Roses star Duff McKagan "awe-inspiring".Lead guitarist James Dean Bradfield revealed having the iconic bassist - who currently fronts both Velvet Revolver and Jane's Addiction - appear...

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Actor/director/coach Corey Allen Dead At 75

29th June 2010

Corey Allen, best known for his role as Buzz in the James Dean starrer Rebel Without a Cause , but who appeared in numerous movies and TV series in the 1950s and '60s before becoming...

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Rebel Without A Cause Star Allen Dead At 75

29th June 2010

Actor/director COREY ALLEN, the last surviving castmember of JAMES DEAN's REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE movie, has died just two days before his 76th birthday.He died from natural causes in Hollywood on Sunday (27Jun10). Born Alan...

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Counterculture Icon Dennis Hopper Dies At 74

31st May 2010

Dennis Hopper, who appeared in more than 200 movies and television dramas during his career but is remembered best for his role in the '60s' counterculture film Easy Rider , died in the Venice area...

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Fascinating Fact 9177

22nd April 2010

A lost fight scene between JAMES DEAN and RONALD REAGAN in a televised 1954 play has been unearthed from vaults in Hollywood. The General Electric Theater episode, The Dark Dark Hour, aired just once the...

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Elly Jackson Admires Beyonce

8th February 2010

La Roux singer Elly Jackson has a crush on Beyonce Knowles.The pop star - who is rumoured to be a lesbian or bisexual - thinks the 'Halo' singer is stunningly attractive, but insists she finds...

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Sigourney Weaver To Play Stripper

21st January 2010

Sigourney Weaver is to play a stripper in her next film.The 'Avatar' star has revealed she is set to sign up for a top secret new project in which she will portray an exotic dancer...

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Manic Street Preachers' Us Battle

2nd November 2009

Manic Street Preachers are desperate to conquer America.The British band - who have sold millions of records around the world - say they could lose £50,000 on their US tour, which they hope will make...

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Yves St. Laurent Tops Dead Celebrity Money List

28th October 2009

The late fashion designer Yves St. Laurent has jumped to the top of Forbes magazine's "Top-Earning Dead Celebrities" list thanks to a one-time estate sale last February that netted $443 million. With a total of...

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Robert Pattinson Inspired By Dean

26th October 2009

Robert Pattinson took inspiration from James Dean for his role in 'Twilight'.The 23-year-old British actor - who plays vampire Edward Cullen in the hit movie franchise - owes his success to the Academy Award-nominated star...

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Pattinson Based Twilight Role On Rebel Dean

25th October 2009

ROBERT PATTINSON based his enigmatic TWILIGHT character on movie icon JAMES DEAN.The British actor shot to international fame when he took on the role of heart-throb vampire Edward Cullen in the hit bloodsucker movie. Pattinson...

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Dean's School Stage Up For Sale

21st October 2009

Fans of late movie icon JAMES DEAN have been given a rare opportunity to own a piece of the star's history - the stage boards he first tread on are up for sale.The owners of...

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Manic Street Preachers' New Direction

20th July 2009

Manic Street Preachers are planning a "heavy metal Motown" album.The 'Design For Life' hitmakers are preparing to return to the studio to work on the follow up to the critically acclaimed 'Journal For Plague Lovers'...

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Manic Street Preachers Seek Joy

15th June 2009

Manic Street Preachers want to bring more "joy" to their music after their "exhausting" current album.The group have just finished a UK tour which saw them perform latest LP 'Journal For Plague Lovers' - featuring...

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Nicky Wire Wanted To Bury New Manics Album

11th May 2009

NICKY WIRE tried to convince fellow members of the MANIC STREET PREACHERS to ditch an album based on the lyrics of RICHEY EDWARDS.EDWARDS, who was the main songwriter for the band until his disappearance in...

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Iconic Waxworks Up For Sale In Hollywood Auction

2nd April 2009

Fans of MARILYN MONROE, JAMES DEAN, THE BEATLES and CHER can now get their hands on their own life-sized model of the stars - wax representations of the icons are going up for auction next...

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The Things They Say 9604

23rd September 2008

"I saw this photograph of JAMES DEAN when I was about eight years old and I thought, 'If I ever need to wear glasses, I'm gonna wear clear-framed glasses.'" TOM HANKS made a spectacle of...

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Film Composer Leonard Rosenman Dead At 83

7th March 2008

Leonard Rosenman, one of Hollywood's most prolific film and TV composers, who won Oscars for Barry Lyndon and Bound for Glory, died Tuesday in Woodland Hills, CA at age 83. Beginning in 1955 with the...

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The Things They Say 6914

25th January 2008

"JAMES DEAN... died in a car accident. I didn't know HEATH LEDGER (but) I think it's really tragic that he died at 28 years old. It's hard for me to compare him to James Dean."...

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Manics Want To Perform With Kylie

20th December 2007

The MANIC STREET PREACHERS would like KYLIE MINOGUE to join them on stage when they perform at the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig in February.Speaking to NME, NICKY WIRE, the band's bassist and lyricist, said:...

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Elvis Named Richest Dead Celeb

31st October 2007

Elvis has been named the year's highest-earning dead celebrity, with John Lennon coming a close second in a bizarre new poll.According to a list from financial site Forbes.com, the Jailhouse Rock singer has earned approximately...

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Elvis' Wedding Ring Up For Auction

7th December 2006

ELVIS PRESLEY's diamond and platinum wedding ring is set to be auctioned off to the highest bidder when it goes under the hammer in Hollywood. The King's ring will be one item in a cache...

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Diana Crash Limo Wanted To Sell For Millions

4th December 2006

The owner of the car in which DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES, died is launching legal proceedings to get the wreckage back - so he can sell it for millions. Frenchman JEAN FRANCOIS MUSA wants the...

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Iconic Hollywood Props Sold On Ebay

1st December 2006

Some of Hollywood's most famous props, including heads of STAR WARS R2-D2 and C3PO, are to go under the hammer on auction website eBay. Valued at a total of GBP1.7 million ($3.1 million), the sale...

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Monroe Sought Help From Brando

22nd October 2006

MARILYN MONROE tried to prevent herself from spiralling into the depression which eventually led to her suicide by seeking help from acting contemporary MARLON BRANDO, according to recently unearthed letters. Monroe had planned to establish...

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Fascinating Fact 2206

4th October 2006

A T-shirt worn by JAMES DEAN on the set of REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE will be put up for auction online by the Heritage Auction Galleries in Dallas, Texas, this weekend (07-08OCT06).

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Madonna Named The 'Coolest'

22nd September 2006

MADONNA has topped a poll naming the coolest people of all time, beating out competition from JOHNNY DEPP and the late STEVE MCQUEEN. The MATERIAL GIRL was voted for by a panel of prominent media...

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Bloom Happy To Be A Heart-throb

21st September 2006

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star ORLANDO BLOOM is thrilled he is considered a Hollywood heart-throb, because he feels like he's following in the footsteps of his icons. The star appreciates his large female following, but...

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Brando Auction Opens Door On Legend's Life

27th July 2006

MARLON BRANDO's personal script from movie THE GODFATHER is among a collection of the movie legend's possessions being auctioned in America later this year (06). Around 100 items, including Brando's harmonica, his BAFTA award for...

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