Variety names Beatles century's icons

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Readers of Variety have named the Beatles as icons of the century.

U.S. residents still love Lucy

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The company that measures the popularity of celebrities for ads says Lucille Ball is the most popular dead celeb in the United States.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2005 with 147 to follow.
By United Press International

Henry Fonda honored with stamp

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Postal Service is honoring the late Henry Fonda on the 100th anniversary of his birth as part of the USPS Legends of Hollywood stamp series.

Jerry O'Connell in 'Yours, Mine and Ours'

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Jerry O'Connell has joined the cast of the upcoming remake of the 1968 comedy "Yours, Mine and Ours," The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Dennis Quaid set for 'Yours' remake

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Dennis Quaid will star in the remake of "Yours, Mine and Ours," The Hollywood Reporter said Friday.

Honors for comic Red Buttons

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Comic-actor Red Buttons will receive the 2004 Mr. Wonderful award from the Hollywood charitable organization The Thalians, organizers said Monday.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 6, the 219th day of 2004 with 147 to follow.
By United Press International

Feature: AFI honors Meryl Streep

LOS ANGELES, June 11 (UPI) -- An all-star Hollywood lineup turned out for the American Film Institute tribute to Meryl Streep, but a series of testimonials from the likes of Robert De Niro,
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

TV Land features television moguls

NEW YORK, April 17 (UPI) -- U.S. cable's TV Land is featuring a six-part documentary series entitled "TV Land Moguls," focusing on the top producers in each decade of television.

Legends stamp to honor John Wayne

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Actor John Wayne, known to millions of fans as "Duke," is being honored by the U.S. Postal Service with a Legends of Hollywood commemorative stamp.

Dancer Ann Miller dead at 81

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Ann Miller, a leading star of Hollywood's golden age of musical comedy, died of lung cancer in Los Angeles Thursday. She was 81.

Comedy writer Edmund Hartmann dies at 92

SANTA FE, N.M., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Comedy and screenwriter Edmund L. Hartmann died at his home in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 92.

Lucille Ball's remains moved

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The ashes of Lucille Ball have been moved from California to her New York hometown, the New York Daily News reported Friday.

Aneurysm risks grow with aging population

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- As the U.S. population ages, a potentially deadly condition known as an abdominal aortic aneurysm, which largely is the result of aging, is bound to grow more prevalent.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2003 with 147 to follow.
By United Press International

Bob Hope, entertainment titan, dies at 100

LOS ANGELES, July 28 (UPI) -- Bob Hope, who died at the age of 100 Sunday evening at his home in Toluca Lake, Calif., was one of the most successful and beloved figures in the history of entertainment.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Long before Steven Spielberg was one of the world's most successful filmmakers, he posed as a studio executive and snuck onto film sets.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International


Celebrities in the news.
PAT NASON and DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Election 2002: LA secession question

(Part of UPI's Special Report on Election 2002)
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Hollywood Digest

PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

VideoView -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

What's new on home video...
JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International


DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2002 with 147 to follow.
By United Press International

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, July 1 (UPI) -- There was never another actress-singer quite like Rosemary Clooney, a country girl who came to the big city seeking fame and fortune and found heartbreak instea
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International
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