New guardians named for Love's daughter

New guardians named for Love's daughter

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles court Monday appointed two temporary guardians for Frances Bean, the 17-year-old daughter of rockers Courtney Love and the late Kurt Cobain.

Quote on Cobain memorial riles officials

ABERDEEN, Wash., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A Kurt Cobain quote on a memorial for the deceased rock star at an Aberdeen, Wash., park is drawing criticism for its inclusion of the notorious F-word.
Strain leads to pale waifish Love

Strain leads to pale waifish Love

LOS ANGELES, June 21 (UPI) -- U.S. rock singer Courtney Love says she's "suicidal" because someone stole her late husband's ashes.
Chanel eyeing Cobain for marketing

Chanel eyeing Cobain for marketing

PARIS, April 27 (UPI) -- Frances Bean Cobain, the teen daughter of U.S. rockers Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, is being considered to become the public persona of Chanel, a friend says.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 8, 2008.
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New film features rare Cobain interviews

New film features rare Cobain interviews

LONDON, March 21 (UPI) -- "About A Son," a documentary set for DVD release at the end of the month, features previously unheard interviews with the late U.S. singer Kurt Cobain.

Love: Cobain's identity used to buy house

LOS ANGELES, March 9 (UPI) -- Rocker Courtney Love said two thieves used the identity of her late husband, Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain, to buy a $3 million mansion in New Jersey.

Woman who married teenager leaving jail

GAINESVILLE, Ga., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A Georgia woman who married a teenager 22 years younger than she was and bore his son is being released from prison, a report said.

Elvis king of the top-earning dead celebs

NEW YORK, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. rock 'n' roll icon Elvis Presley has topped Forbes' seventh annual list of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities, the magazine reported.

Universal planning Cobain bio-pic

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- David Benioff, the screenwriter who wrote the upcoming Hollywood adaptation of "The Kite Runner," is working on a Kurt Cobain bio-pic, Variety.com said.

Ramones decry Dr. Martens ad

NEW YORK, May 29 (UPI) -- U.S. punk icons Ramones joined Courtney Love in decrying an international footwear company that used dead rock stars to promote its boots.

Love objects to Cobain's image in boot ad

SEATTLE, May 24 (UPI) -- A British ad using the image of the late Kurt Cobain to sell boots is "despicable" and "outrageous," said a spokesman for Courtney Love, Cobain's wife. The ad shows an angelic-looking Cobain sitting on a cloud and wearing a pair of black Dr. Marten boots

Kurt Cobain's memorabilia to be sold

SEATTLE, April 30 (UPI) -- Singer Courtney Love said she plans to sell belongings of her late husband, Kurt Cobain, 13 years after he was found dead in the couple's Seattle-area home.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, April 8, 2007.
By United Press International

Hendrix, Richards top rock guitarists list

LONDON, March 9 (UPI) -- U.S. guitarist Jimi Hendrix, with hits such as "Purple Haze" and "Foxy Lady," was crowned the "wildest guitar hero" by Britain's Classic Rock magazine.

New biography reveals Kurt Cobain secret

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The new book, "Nirvana: The Biography," claims Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain was planning to divorce Courtney Love shortly before his suicide.

Courtney Love poses nude in magazine

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Former Hole front woman Courtney Love has posed nude for an upcoming issue of the popular British fashion magazine "Pop."

Courtney Love was rejected as Mouseketeer

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. rock musician Courtney Love was rejected as a Mouseketeer by television's "Mickey Mouse Club" in 1976, her newly published "Dirty Blonde" diary says.

Kurt Cobain is the top earning dead celeb

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Deceased Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain came in at No. 1 on this years Forbes.com annual ranking of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities.

Live Nirvana DVD finally set for release

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The concert film featuring Seattle rockers Nirviana, "Live! Tonight! Sold Out!," is coming out on DVD -- 12 years after its video tape release.

Courtney Love talks about 'Nevermind'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. singer/actress Courtney Love says one of the songs her late husband, Kurt Cobain, wrote for Nirvana's 1991 album, "Nevermind," was about her.

MTV names 25 influential pop stars

LONDON, July 31 (UPI) -- A survey marking the 25th anniversary of the global musical channel MTV has selected Bono the most influential pop star in the past quarter century.

Cruise, Holmes shake up small town

ABERDEEN, Wash., May 10 (UPI) -- Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes brought their celebrity spotlight to the small town of Aberdeen, Wash., for a special screening of "Mission: Impossible III."

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, April 8, the 98th day of 2006 with 267 to follow.
By United Press International

Courtney Love sells Nirvana songs

LOS ANGELES, March 31 (UPI) -- Courtney Love has sold 25 percent of Nirvana's publishing rights for more $50 million, Rolling Stone reported Friday.
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