Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...Country singer Little Jimmy Dickens is 94. Actress Cicely Tyson is 90. Former game show...Korean President Lee Myung-bak is 73. Actress Elaine Joyce is 71. Actor Tim Reid 65. Actor Mike Lookinland is 54. Actress Jennifer Beals is 51. Actor Scott Cohen...
Harsh land and raw emotion test 'The Homesman'

...same cloth. Swank brings a kind of hardness to Mary Bee that shores up the pragmatic plainswoman's inherent strength. The actress' angular face, sculpted cheekbones and chin primed for defiance can also dissolve in remarkably vulnerable ways. Mary Bee...
There's magic in 'the Woods'

...charming, Blunt as the Baker's wife is particularly good as a young wife trying to sort out her role in this life. The actress effortlessly moves through so many moods, it's as if her charisma is carried on the wind.The film's youngsters are both...
2014's finest films wield unique power Martin Luther King in "Selma"; and Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything." Golden Globes actress nominees Amy Adams, Felicity Jones and Reese Witherspoon likewise portrayed flesh-and-blood characters in "Big Eyes...
Today in History

...campaigning for the measure's defeat. Actress Audrey Totter, 95, died in Los Angeles...singer LaCosta is 64. Gymnast-turned-actress Cathy Rigby is 62. Author Lorna Landvik...Singer-musician Sheila E. is 57. Actress Sheree J. Wilson is 56. Pop singer Daniel...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...presidential runoff. Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, 96, died in Carmel...Fudge) is 68. Actor Don Johnson is 65. Actress Melanie Chartoff is 64. Movie director...producer-director Reginald Hudlin is 53. Actress Helen Slater is 51. Actress Molly Price...
For Strayed, writing 'Wild' was just the beginning

...director Jean-Marc Vallee ("Dallas Buyers Club") and actress Laura Dern, who plays her mother in the film and who came...They met over the phone, after Strayed's agent sent the actress a copy of "Wild," knowing she was looking for a project...
Today in History

...landslide to Democrat Barack Obama). Actress Fay Wray, the damsel held atop the Empire...three strikes that left a dozen dead. Actress Karen Black, 74, who was featured in...Birthdays: Actor Richard Anderson is 88. Actress Nita Talbot is 84. Basketball Hall of...
Today in Sports History

...cage.Today's Birthdays: Dancer-actress Marge Champion is 95. Former Sen. Alan...Tennis Hall of Famer Jimmy Connors is 62. Actress Linda Purl is 59. Rock musician Jerry...Boxing Hall of Famer Lennox Lewis is 49. Actress Salma Hayek is 48. Actor Tuc Watkins...
Today in History

...freestyle.In 1982, Academy Award-winning actress Ingrid Bergman died in London on her 67th...Actor-director Lord Richard Attenborough is 91. Actress Betty Lynn (TV: "The Andy Griffith...Robin Leach is 73. Actor Ray Wise is 67. Actress Deborah Van Valkenburgh is 62. Treasury...


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