Archive for April 22nd, 2011

GLEN CAMPBELL TURNED 75 TODAY

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GLEN CAMPBELL

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THE ‘’PEANUTS’’ EASTER SPECIAL ~ 1974

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JACK NICHOLSON IS 74 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Actor Jack Nicholson is also a film director, producer, and writer.He has been
nominated for Academy Awards 12 times. He has won the Academy Award for
Best Actor twice, for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) and for As Good
as it Gets (1997). He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the
1983 film Terms of Endearment. He is tied with Walter Brennan for the most acting
wins by a male actor (three), and second to Katharine Hepburn for the most acting
wins overall (four). He is also one of only two actors nominated for an Academy
Award for acting (either lead or supporting) in every decade from the 1960s to
2000s (the other one being Michael Caine). In 1994, he became one of the
youngest actors to be awarded the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement
Award. Nicholson’s first big acting break came in 1969 with the Peter Fonda
and Dennis Hopper film Easy Rider.

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Pictured left to right: Peter Fonda, Jack Nicholson, and Dennis Hopper
from Easy Rider

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Nicholson in The Shining (1980)

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SCREENWRITER DIES UNEXPECTEDLY

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Jarre, who wrote the screenplays for the movies
Rambo: First Blood Part ll (1985), Glory (1989), and Tombstone (1993), has
died at the age of 56. His aunt, Patty Briley Bean, told the Los Angeles Times
that Jarre died unexpectedly of heart failure on Sunday, April 3 at his Santa
Monica home.  

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THIS IS GOOD FRIDAY!

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Good Friday is a religious holiday observed primarily by Christians commemorating
the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvery. The holiday is observed
during Holy Week on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday, and may coincide with
the Jewish observance of Passover. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday,
or Easter Friday.

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