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Entertainment News Archive - June 25, 2006

By Paul Tait SYDNEY (Reuters) - Church bells rang to mark Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman's own special love story when she married country music singer Keith Urban in a traditional Catholic ceremony at a cliff-top chapel in Sydney on Sunday.

By Paul Tait SYDNEY (Reuters) - Church bells rang to mark Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman's own love story when she married country music singer Keith Urban in a traditional Catholic ceremony at a cliff-top chapel on Sunday.

By Hugh Bronstein ARACATACA, Colombia (Reuters) - The people of Aracataca, where Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born and first heard the ghost stories that would inform the "magical realism" of his novels, decide on Sunday whether to change the town's name to honor him.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Adam Sandler comedy "Click" took first place at the North American box office with weekend ticket sales of $40 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - In celebrity-obsessed Britain, Reality TV is the perfect new passport to publishing riches. No talent is needed, just a voracious hunger for fame.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Harry Potter and Captain Hook will be hot on the trail of the Queen's stolen handbag on Sunday at one of the most surreal garden parties ever staged at Buckingham Palace.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 80th birthday with a Mad Hatter's Tea Party on Sunday for 2,000 wide-eyed children who rubbed shoulders with Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Author JK Rowling confessed on Sunday she was feeling sad that her days penning the Harry Potter books were almost over.

By Hugh Bronstein ARACATACA, Colombia (Reuters) - Life did not imitate art on Sunday when this town where Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born and first heard the ghost stories that would inform the "magical realism" of his novels, rejected a proposal to change its name to honor him.

By Paul Tait SYDNEY, Australia (Reuters) - Church bells rang to mark Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman's own love story when she married country music singer Keith Urban in a traditional Catholic ceremony at a cliff-top chapel on Sunday.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.