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At year's end: Hollywood icons mourned: Gandolfini, Monteith, Walker

At year's end: Hollywood icons mourned: Gandolfini, Monteith, Walker

2013 saw the sad passings of numerous titans of the entertainment industry, including "Bathing Beauty" star Esther Williams, "All in the Family" matriarch Jean Stapleton, "Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine and "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Peter O'Toole.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013.
By United Press International
Actress, swimmer Esther Williams dead at 91

Actress, swimmer Esther Williams dead at 91

LOS ANGELES, June 6 (UPI) -- Actress and champion swimmer Esther Williams died Thursday at her home in Beverly Hills, Calif., her family spokesman said. She was 91.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.
By United Press International
Baldwin, Roth to attend TCM film fest

Baldwin, Roth to attend TCM film fest

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- Alec Baldwin, Tim Roth and Esther Williams are confirmed to take part in the upcoming first TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles, organizers said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007.
By United Press International

Joe Barbera of Flintstones fame dies at 95

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Joe Barbera, half of the creative team that created Tom and Jerry, Huckleberry Hound, the Flintstones and the Jetsons, died Monday at the age of 95. Warner Brothers, in an announcement, said that Barbera's wife, Stella, was with him at his home in the Stu

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2006 with 145 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2005 with 145 to follow.
By United Press International

Stage, screen, TV star Howard Keel dead

PALM DESERT, Calif., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Veteran stage, movie and television actor and singer Howard Keel has died of colon cancer at his California home. He was 85.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 8, the 221st day of 2004 with 145 to follow.
By United Press International

Hollywood sign turns 80

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The famous Hollywood sign turns 80 this year and, this being Hollywood, there's going to be a big birthday celebration Thursday.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2003 with 145 to follow.
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

NBC has tied up "ER" through 2006, and CBS has agreed to a big-money deal with the star of "Everybody Loves Raymond," according to a report in Daily Variety.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Joe Bob's Week in Review

The Hong Kong Tourist Board launched a new ad campaign with
JOE BOB BRIGGS

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2002 with 145 to follow.
By United Press International

People

Celebrities in the news for June 28, 2002.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

To put "Spider-Man's" record opening weekend box-office haul into perspective, look at it this way -- its $114 million gross was more than three times as much as the combined grosses of the rest of the Top 12 movies, and it accounted for more than 75 perc
By United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

LIZA'S ALL-STAR WEDDING According to gossip columnist Liz Smith, Liza Minnelli will have not one but two maids of honor when she marries David Gest, and 15 bridesmaids -- most of them household names.
By United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

THE BRIT AWARDS Dido and Kylie picked up two awards at the Brit Awards, handed out this week in London. But NME.com reports Gorillaz, which had been up for a handful of the awards, went home empty-handed.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

LIZA'S ALL-STAR WEDDING
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporters

People

, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- LIZA MAKING BIG WEDDING PLANS
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