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Entertainment News Archive - July 16, 2006

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Johnny Depp's hit "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequel ruled the waves at the North American box office for a second weekend, while two new comedies were in a tight race for the distant No. 2 slot.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne, famed for her feisty anthem "Sk8er Boi," married fellow musician Deryck Whibley in California on Saturday, according to People magazine.

By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Bill Miller, the pianist who accompanied singer Frank Sinatra for more than 40 years and played on many of his greatest records, has died at age 91, his daughter said on Sunday.

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In life, Johnny Cash was merely a legend. In death, he is proving immortal. Almost three years after he died at the age of 71 after a decade of poor health, the country outlaw is the most popular artist in the United States, currently at No.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.