Actor Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Actor Mickey Rooney dies at 93

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- The Hollywood icon died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles.
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Anderson to host Sinatra-themed benefit

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PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Pamela Anderson is to serve as host of a Rat Pack-themed gala in Palm Springs, Calif., to benefit the Alzheimer's Association, organizers said.

Top aide to Howard Hughes dead at 90

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Robert Maheu, a Los Angeles private investigator who became Howard Hughes's top aide for many years without meeting him face to face, has died.

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Ratner, Tucker may make 'Sinatra' pic

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- "Rush Hour" collaborators Brett Ratner and Chris Tucker may make "Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra" their next Hollywood project.

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Sinatra recordings lead to court sentence

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The theft of recordings of Frank Sinatra from the estate of actress Ava Gardner have led to the sentencing of a N.C. woman on embezzlement charges.

Cuban author, poet Ofelia Fox dead at 82

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The former "first lady" of Havana's legendary Tropicana nightclub, Ofelia Fox, has died in Burbank, Calif., at age 82.

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Artie Shaw, Swing era icon, dies at 94

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Artie Shaw, an innovative clarinetist and prominent Swing era bandleader, has died at the age of 94, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.

Jazz band leader Artie Shaw dies

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Artie Shaw, the legendary jazz band leader who enthralled audiences with his clarinet during the swing era, has died at the age of 94, the BBC reported.

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Veteran designers reign at summer preview

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Feminine fashions by Oscar de la Renta and practical designs by Diane Von Furstenberg won rave reviews at New York's spring fashion preview.
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Ava Gardner
ORIGINAL CAPTION: Bright smiles adorn faces of singer Frank Sinatra and his bride, film actress Ava Gardner, as they clasp hands to cut the wedding cake after long-awaited marriage in Philadelphia, November 7, 1951, at a friend's home. Newsmen were not permitted to witness the ceremony. The newlyweds plan to honeymoon in Havana, Cuba. (UPI PHOTO/FILES)

Ava Lavinia Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an American actress.

She was signed to a contract by MGM Studios in 1941 and appeared in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers (1946). She became one of Hollywood's leading actresses, considered one of the most beautiful women of her day. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mogambo (1953).

She appeared in several high-profile films from the 1950s to 1970s, including Bhowani Junction (1956), On the Beach (1959), The Night of the Iguana (1964), Earthquake (1974), and The Cassandra Crossing (1976). Gardner continued to act on a regular basis until 1986, four years before her death of pneumonia, at age 67, in 1990.

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