| Oct 6, 2008
Juliana Hatfield had a knack for penning clever songs with her group the Blake Babies. She was an indie sensation. What her fans didn't know was that Hatfield was battling an eating disorder and depression. With her telling memoir "When I Grow Up" (Wiley,...
| Apr 27, 2008
Gabriele Leech-Anspach was a young mother with a toddler when Soviet authorities suddenly imposed a blockade on West Berlin in 1948, cutting off all road, train and boat access and leaving 2.2 million Berliners stranded on an island of the new Cold War....
| Jan 30, 2008
OK, so Angelina, Denzel and Keira didn't get asked to the Oscar prom. They shouldn't shed too many tears over their absence from this year's nominations.
After all, they're in very good company. From Humphrey Bogart ("The Maltese Falcon") and Marilyn...
| Dec 17, 2009
| 1:21 PM
MALIBU -- Oscar winning actress Jennifer Jones, who won an academy award for her portrayal of a saintly nun in "The Song of Bernadette" (1943), has died at her Malibu home. She was 90.
Jones, who played opposite giants such as Gregory Peck, died of...
| Dec 18, 2009
Jennifer Jones, the actress who won an Academy Award for her luminous performance in the 1943 film "The Song of Bernadette" and who was married to two legendary men -- producer David O. Selznick and industrialist and art collector Norton Simon -- has...
| Feb 15, 2009
Some impressive birthdays have been celebrated lately, including the 200th of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin, who were born on the same day in 1809. Let's blow out 10 more candles to celebrate these facts:
1. A "leapling" or "leaper" is a person born...