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2009-03-31 08:45:00

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Yacht Charters, a premier luxury-yacht charter company serving New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, today announced it will commemorate the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912 by creating a special resource page on its website including an exact replica of the first-class menu for the passengers' last meal. The resource page is available at http://prestigeyachtcharters.com/titanic.asp until May 15 and, in addition to...

2009-02-25 05:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- COUNTRY Financial announced today the locations which will have the unprecedented opportunity to experience the story of the world's most famous ship. Titanic: Treasures from the Deep, a new mobile museum, will make 18 U.S. stops from April 2 to July 26, 2009. As presenting sponsor, COUNTRY Financial is making the Exhibition available at no cost to those who attend. "People in these communities will be among the first in the world to see...

2009-01-14 14:45:00

Largest industry event for technical service and support professionals to feature World-renowned economist Todd Buchholz; Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard; Best-selling author Patricia Russell McCloud; Teamwork and Life Coach Ken Carter; and CEO Daniel Burrus. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Think Services' HDI(R) (http://www.thinkhdi.com), the world's largest technical service and support membership association and the industry's premier training and certification body,...

2008-12-30 20:53:13

Two rare letters from first-class passengers aboard the doomed British ocean liner Titanic will hit the auction block next month, an auction house said Tuesday. The letters on White Star Lines stationery are expected to fetch $10,000-$20,000 each when auctioned Jan. 16 at Spink Smythe in New York. There also will be online bidding, the auction house said in a news release. Letters from passengers aboard Titanic are extremely rare, and are among the most prized artifacts from the disaster,...

2008-09-18 06:00:31

By Scott Bowles Their careers have taken off, their faces have aged slightly, and she has gone blond, but Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet still have the hots for each other on-screen. More than a decade after they helped make Titanic the biggest film in box-office history, DiCaprio and Winslet reunite for Revolutionary Road. Its poster gets a first look here, and the trailer makes its debut Friday with The Duchess. Based on the Richard Yates novel, Road tells the story of a...

2008-08-21 12:01:06

By TOM PALMER A true story of love and self sacrifice on board the Titanic was the inspiration behind the Hollywood film, a relative of a survivor has said. Joanna Wood said the blockbuster film starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio was based on a real love story that took place on the Belfast-built ship. Mrs Wood said her great aunt, Roberta Maioni, was a maid who fell in love with a young steward who sacrificed himself for her as the ship sank. She said the man gave up his...

2008-08-18 00:00:25

Kate Winslet has apparently revealed she felt a little odd filming a sex scene with Titanic co-star LEONARDO DICAPRIO on their new movie Revolutionary Road, which was directed by her husband SAM MENDES. "I just kept saying, 'This is too... weird'," the 32-year-old British actress told Entertainment Weekly. "And Leo was like, 'Oh, get over it.' And I'm going, 'Yeah, a little reminder: You're my best friend. He's my husband. This is a bit weird'." However, it seems that they were able to...

2008-08-04 06:00:27

By Scott Bowles Another weekend, another benchmark. With $43.8 million this weekend, The Dark Knight becomes the year's first movie to claim the box office throne for three straight weeks and appears destined to become at least the second-biggest film of all time. And some people are beginning to mention the "T" word: Titanic. If estimates from Nielsen EDI hold, the second installment of the new Batman franchise edged out The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, which opened at...

2008-07-23 09:00:39

By Kim Martineau, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 23--A tugboat hauling tons of steel sank so rapidly in 1984 that its crew members had no time to escape. Their bodies were recovered, but the scrap metal they were towing was left at the bottom of Long Island Sound. Now, a New Jersey company wants to go after it. Weeks Marine Inc. has asked a federal judge for exclusive rights to the wreck, off the coast of Norwalk, to protect its rusting cargo from other would-be treasure hunters. If...

2008-06-26 03:02:23

TITANIC star Kate Winslet looked just the ticket as a conductress as she filmed scenes for The Reader in Germany. Winslet, 34, stars opposite Ralph Fiennes in the film. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.


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