This week saw the 50th anniversary of the British Invasion, the death of 3 beloved American icons, rumors, embarrassing moments for stars and journalists and a huge box-office success.
RIP Shirley Temple Black, Sid Caesar and Ralph White
Fueling the superstition that death comes in threes, this week saw the loss of three beloved stars of the stage and screen.
THIS WEEK’S STORY: Shirley Temple Dies At 85 In Woodside HomeThe curly-haired child star who put smiles on the faces of Depression-era moviegoers, Shirley Temple, died of natural causes on Monday, February 10. She was 85. Temple, known in private life as Shirley Temple Black, died surrounded by family at her home in Woodside.
American comic actor and writer Sid Caesar, who was best known as the leading man on the 1950’s TV series “Your Show Of Shows” and “Caesar’s Hour”, died on Wednesday February 12th at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 91.
THIS WEEK’S STORY: actor Ralph Waite, TV’s Beloved Papa Walton, Dies At 85
Actor Ralph Waite, best known for playing the lovable family patriarch Papa Walton on the 70s era smash “The Waltons,” died Thursday, February 20, in South Palm Desert. He was 85.
Rumor about Blake Griffin slapping Justin Bieber
The Internet was buzzing with the supposed story that NBA star Blake Griffin slapped Justin Bieber at a local L.A. Starbucks. Real or fake?
Grammy Tribute: 50th Anniversary of the Beatles’ Arrival to America
THIS WEEKS COVERAGE: The Beatles, 50 Years Later
Sunday, February 9th, marked the 50th anniversary of the Fab 4’s American debut on the Ed Sullivan Show. The rest is history. CBS paid tribute to the occasion with a 2 1/2 hour show, “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles.”
News Anchor Mistakes Samuel Jackson for Laurence Fishburne
THIS WEEK’S STORY: Samuel L. Jackson Goes Off On Reporter
Sam Jackson’s really awkward interview with KTLA entertainment reporter was a cringe-worthy moment that went viral on the Internet.
“Lego Movie” Is A Box Office Hit
THIS WEEK’S STORY: Tegan and Sara Prove Everything is Awesome In New LEGO Movie
The toys we all played with came to life on the animated big screen this week and audiences loved them. “The Lego Movie” raked in $69.1 million in its debut weekend and a sequel is already in the works. Chris Pratt and Will Ferrell star.