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Entertainment News Archive - June 01, 2006

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday unanimously rejected CBS' request to rescind its proposal to fine the network $550,000 for Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - "Today" said goodbye to Katie Couric on Wednesday after 15 years of moments and memories on TV's No. 1 morning show.

By Robert Osborne NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Beyond the new high-powered showbiz biographies out on the likes of Ava Gardner and Marlon Brando, there also are several books that shouldn't be overlooked over the summer break.

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian art dealer bought 26 letters written by French philosopher and satirist Voltaire to Catherine the Great for a mystery buyer, a local paper reported on Thursday.

(Please read in 4th paragraph as ... It proves that you don't necessarily have to spend $20 million ...instead of ...

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. war veter

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Celebrity photographer Slim Aarons, who created iconic images of the international Jet Set and their country homes after surviving savage combat in World War II, has died in New York State at the age of 89.

Please read in paragraph 2, "A spokesman for Marley said the deal was for one year" instead of "A spokesman for Marley said the deal was perpetual." NEW YORK (Billboard) - Discount retailer Target Corp. will be the exclusive U.S.

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" edged out NBC's "Deal or No Deal" to rank as the No. 1 program Wednesday among adults 18-49, while the latter show pulled in the most viewers overall.

By Clover Hope NEW YORK (Billboard) - Rapper Chamillionaire's "Ridin"' featuring Krayzie Bone led the U.S. singles chart for a second week Thursday, while Canadian singer/songwriter Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" held steady at No. 2. Another Canadian, Nelly Furtado, jumped six places to No.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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