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2011-07-27 08:30:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing strategy to monetize content from its film and audio library, ValCom, Inc. (VLCO.PK) announced today that it will be releasing Michael Jackson's last movie on Broadcast TV and DVD. The movie will be broadcast to over 300 television stations this fall through the My Family TV, Retro TV, and TUFF TV television networks. ValCom will be announcing the broadcast date for the movie in the near future. In addition, ValCom...

2011-07-20 00:00:03

Milton Verret, an Austin businessman and philanthropist, announced today that the jacket entertainer Michael Jackson wore for his landmark "Thriller" album performance in 1982 is now in Austin and will soon be employed to help raise money for children's medical needs across the country Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Milton Verret, an Austin businessman and philanthropist, announced today that the jacket entertainer Michael Jackson wore for his landmark "Thriller" album performance in 1982...

2011-07-14 18:05:00

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its first two weeks of bookstore sales, La Toya Jackson's explosively candid memoir, "Starting Over," has hit the New York Times Best Sellers List for the week ending July 2, 2011. The enthralling memoir, published by Simon & Schuster's Gallery Books and Ja-Tail Publishing Company, features La Toya as you've never seen her before, giving a first-hand account of her tumultuous life as she survived life threatening abuse and heartache, only...

2011-07-13 06:32:00

NEW YORK, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Living in a small town in Croatia, 24-year-old music students, Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, are living a dream come true - and quickly! After posting a self-made music video of them performing Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" on their cellos, the longtime friends received more attention than they ever expected. Within days, the video became a viral sensation and received millions of views. It got the attention of Sony Masterworks who signed...

2011-06-02 07:00:00

DETROIT, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A woman who never got so much as a nickel from the fortune left by her great grandfather--five and dime store magnate F.W. Woolworth--finally caught a break after living most of her adult life destitute, homeless and on welfare. Judi Woolworth Donahue's thrift store purchase for a dime is being hailed as the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. "You are very lucky to have such a valuable item in your possession," wrote Billy Wilson, President of Motown...

2011-05-23 04:20:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Poor most of her adult life, the great granddaughter of five and dime magnate F. W. Woolworth, has retained TransMedia Group (www.transmediagroup.com) to publicize how she bought back her lost inheritance for a dime. Judi Woolworth Donahue hired the firm to spread the story about how a thrift shop purchase she made almost a decade ago has turned out to be Michael Jackson's first costume that today is estimated to be worth $2 million or more....

2011-05-20 11:52:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Popular Recording Artist, Lisa Rine, is best known for her hit CD release with Pearl Records Group and Filmworks Corp., That Was Him. The Country Project put Rine on the map after successful sales on her first release. The project was produced by legendary music producers, Kris Lamans and Kevin Dorsey, Popular Music Directors for Quincy Jones/Michael Jackson. Lisa is now set to release her new CD, War Is Hell, which shows Lisa's...

2011-04-28 11:54:00

LAS VEGAS, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino President and Chief Operating Officer, Chuck Bowling, Cirque du Soleil President and CEO, Daniel Lamarre and Estate of Michael Jackson Co-Executor, John Branca confirmed the venue for a permanent Michael Jackson production at Mandalay Bay and announced new aspects of the creative relationship in a press conference held today at the resort. Production has begun to evaluate the transformation of the resort's theater...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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