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Ben Affleck 'Hated' Growing Hair For Argo

11th September 2012

Ben Affleck ''hated'' growing his hair for 'Argo'. The 40-year-old actor stars as a CIA specialist in the political drama, which he also directs, and while he didn't enjoy growing his hair to look like...

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Fascinating Fact 13815

23rd July 2012

Monkees star Micky Dolenz, Peter Frampton, Jeff Lynne, Joe Walsh, Corey Feldman and drummer Matt Sorum were among the surprise guests who joined Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band for an encore of rock classic...

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Tomlinson Plays Down Tv Show Rumour

22nd March 2012

British boy band One Direction have denied they've been lined up to star in a Monkees-style TV show, blaming confusion over an upcoming awards ceremony.The What Makes You Beautiful hitmakers were rumoured earlier this month...

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Davy Jones' Funeral: The Monkees Asked To Stay Away

8th March 2012

Davy Jones funeral was held yesterday (Wednesday March 7, 2012) in Florida, near the home where he lived and passed away. The funeral was attended by his immediate family, Reuters reports. Guests are said to...

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Mike Nesmith Undergoes Cataracts Surgery

20th February 2012

Monkees star Mike Nesmith has undergone surgery to improve his eyesight.The 69-year-old musician has long struggled with poor vision, but is celebrating after a successful cataracts procedure recently. He tells Britain's Daily Express, "My world...

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Peter Tork: 'I Survived Throat Cancer'

24th August 2011

Monkees star Peter Tork has revealed he's a cancer survivor after quietly battling the disease in 2008.The Daydream Believer hitmaker, who recently reunited with bandmates Davy Jones and Micky Dolenz for an ill-fated U.K. summer...

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The Things They Say 21584

11th May 2011

"I used to be five feet, four inches, but I've lost an inch. Even today, I have an inferiority complex. I always feel I'm there at the window, looking in. Except when I'm on stage,...

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Dolenz Joins Gibson And Tiffany's Tv Movie

14th July 2010

Eighties pop rivals DEBBIE GIBSON and TIFFANY will experience a blast from the past when they begin filming new movie MEGA PYTHON VS. GATOROID - former MONKEES star MICKY DOLENZ has been added to the...

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Dolenz Lands Hairspray Role

27th November 2009

MONKEES star MICKY DOLENZ is heading to London's West End to appear in hit musical HAIRSPRAY.The 64-year-old singer/drummer will take on the role of Wilbur Turnblad in the show, with his run beginning on 2...

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Jones Has 'No Time' For Monkees

7th October 2009

MONKEES star DAVY JONES has ruled out ever reuniting with his bandmates after launching a scathing attack on his former pals, insisting he has "no time" for them.The singer has lashed out at Mike Nesmith,...

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Newlywed Jones Dismisses Abuse Reports

25th September 2009

MONKEES singer DAVY JONES has brushed off rumours his new young wife physically abuses him, insisting he's never been happier.The 63-year-old star wed Latin TV presenter/actress Jessica Pacheco, 32, at her family home in Miami,...

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Monkees Star Jones' Shock Wedding

16th September 2009

MONKEES star DAVY JONES has shocked his family and close friends by secretly marrying his young Latin lover.The 63-year-old singer wed TV presenter Jessica Pacheco, 32, at her family home in Miami, Florida on 30...

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Cancer Diagnosis Stunned 'Healthiest Rock Star' Tork

11th March 2009

MONKEES star PETER TORK was stunned when doctors told him he was suffering from a rare and deadly form of cancer - because he's the world's cleanest-living rock star. The 67-year-old singer underwent surgery last week...

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The Things They Say 10912

27th January 2009

"You could tell he was going to be huge, but it was a little embarrassing. He'd be out there going 'waaaaaaaah... Foxy Lady.' And the crowd would be chanting, 'Monkees, Monkees and 'We want DAVY(JONES)'."...

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Dolenz Supergroup To Play For Stars At Sag Gala

22nd January 2009

MONKEES star MICKEY DOLENZ, BAD COMPANY's SIMON KIRKE and THE CARS' ELLIOT EASTON will front a jam band supergroup which will perform at the Screen Actors Guild post-show gala on Sunday (25Jan09). Billed as the...

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Kaiser Chiefs Call For End To 'Feud' With Oasis

9th October 2008

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson has expressed his frustration at reports of a feud between his band and Oasis.Speaking in August, Noel Gallagher had compared the I Predict A Riot stars to 60s group the...

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Kaiser Chiefs 'Not Offended' By Noel Gallagher Remarks

18th August 2008

Kaiser Chiefs have accused Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher of publicity seeking after he criticised the Leeds band.The I Predict A Riot stars headlined the 4Music stage at last weekend's V festival but according to Gallagher,...

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The Things They Say 8058

21st April 2008

"They ruined rock and roll. They put Motown out of business. So I never bought a new record ever until punk came out. THE BEATLES led to the MONKEES. And it was a little hard...

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Outrage As Jordan Nominated For Children's Book Award

24th March 2008

Katie Price has indirectly provoked outrage after her book Perfect Ponies: My Pony Care Book was nominated for the WH Smith Children's Book of the Year. The nomination of the glamour model's book has...

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Jonas Brothers Are Secret Spies

25th February 2008

U.S. pop sensations THE JONAS BROTHERS are to turn their family name into a new espionage organisation for a MONKEES-style TV series. The sibling trio's new Disney Channel series, J.O.N.A.S., stands for Junior Operatives Networking...

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The Things They Say 4726

23rd May 2007

"I used to be a heart-throb... now I'm a coronary." Former MONKEES frontman DAVY JONES fears his pin-up days are behind him....

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Jones Insists There Will Be No Monkees Reunion

10th July 2006

Fans of 60s supergroup the MONKEES can forget about reunion plans - singer DAVY JONES insists he'll never work with former bandmates MICKEY DOLENZ and PETER TORK again. The trio toured in the late 1990s...

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I To Become Classic Tv And Movie Network

7th July 2006

The former Pax TV network, now called i (that's it, just i), is metamorphosing into a network devoted entirely to old movies and TV shows. After signing an agreement last week with Warner Bros. TV...

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Monkee Man Slams Dead Icons

22nd June 2006

MONKEES frontman DAVY JONES has launched astonishing attack on dead rockers KURT COBAIN, JIMI HENDRIX, ELVIS PRESLEY and JANIS JOPLIN, questioning why society worships people who wasted their lives. The 61-year-old I'M A BELIEVER singer...

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Monkees' Star Regrets Financial Mistakes

29th November 2004

Former MONKEES star DAVY JONES wishes he had saved money during his time in the hit sixties group, instead of wasting it on beer and women. The DAYDREAM BELIEVER singer, who currently earns a living...

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Rock Stars Dig New Show

9th May 2003

A host of top rock stars including GRACE SLICK and MICKY DOLENZ have signed up to show off their gardens in a TV special. JEFFERSON STARSHIP singer Slick and ex-MONKEES drummer Dolenz will join...

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