Today’s Birthdays: Actress-comedian Carol Burnett is 82. Guitarist-songwriter Duane Eddy is 77. Singer Maurice Williams of Maurice and the Zodiacs is 77. Singer Bobby Rydell is 73. Singer Gary Wright is 72. Actor Giancarlo Esposito (“Revolution,” ‘Breaking Bad”) is 57. Drummer Roger Taylor of Duran Duran is 55. Actress Joan Chen (“Twin Peaks”) is 54. Drummer Chris Mars of The Replacements is 54. Actor-singer Michael Damian is 53. Actor Jet Li (LEE) is 52. Guitarist Jimmy Stafford of Train is 51. Actor-comedian Kevin James (“The King of Queens”) is 50. Fiddler Joe Caverlee of Yankee Grey is 47. Singer T-Boz of TLC is 45. Bassist Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts is 44. Bassist Michael Jeffers of Pinmonkey is 43. Drummer Jose Pasillas of Incubus is 39. Actor Jason Earles (“Hannah Montana”) is 38. Actor Tom Welling (“Smallville”) is 38. Actor Pablo Schreiber (“Weeds”) is 37. Actor Nyambi Nyambi (“Mike and Molly”) is 36. Actress Jordana Brewster (“The Fast and The Furious”) is 35. Actress Marnette Patterson (“Something So Right”) is 35. Actor Channing Tatum (“Step Up”) is 35. h/t The Associated Press
In 1977, the New York disco Studio 54 opened. It fast became the “in” place to be among the glitterati. Studio 54 may be closed but the music still lives on Sirius Xm channel 54.
Earlier this week a group of doctors requested that Columbia University should remove Dr. Oz from their staff. The group consisted of ten doctors some of whom were from his own university. Now a poll from social media cite Sermo has asked Dr. Oz to quit. 1,300 doctors responded to the poll and below are the results via Live Science.
57% (735) said Oz should quit his position at Columbia 4% (50) say he should lose his medical license 22% (280) say he should quit and lose his license 18% say he should do nothing. A study late last year, meanwhile, showed that about half of Oz’s recommendations from his show were bunk via Newser.
Sure pink is a little ronchy. And yes, a little vulgar but, is taking a preteen girl (who has most likely hurd all of that and seen all of the things pink does) a sign that you are a bad mother?
Below is the answer from Judge Lawrence R. Jones’ ruling of New Jersey Family Court. Taking a preteen to a Pink concert does not make you a bad mother.
The question must be asked how in the hell did this get on to the docket of a Judge who could be dealing with real problems.
Well, it was a parent dispute that caused the father to consider the idea of taking his little 11-year-old girl to a rock concert.
New Jersey Law Journal reports the girl’s father argued that due to the profanities in her songs and sexual dance routines (he quoted a Hollywood Reporter review of the show that referenced three male dancers “molesting” the singer), an 11-year-old shouldn’t have attended. But Jones didn’t find AZ’s “health, safety, or welfare” put in jeopardy by the move.
As of the time of this posting and the judges ruling the parents have joint custity.
How is this for putting it plainly via the Ocean County Superior Court judge put it plainly: “All which happened here is that a young girl went to her first rock concert with her mother and had a really great time.
information via Newser
As of now, you most likely have hurd of the Nepal earthquake. At least 1900 people have been killed per NBC, but it is assumed that the number will go up quite quickly. At least 10 were killed on Mount Everest , where the quake launched an avalanche. Dozens if not hundreds remain trapped under mounds of rubble, per USA Today and the AP.
The quake struck before noon local time about 50 miles northwest of Katmandu in an area that the U.S. Geological Survey calls one of the most seismically hazardous regions on Earth. It was felt as far away as Lahore, Pakistan; Lhasa, Tibet; and Dhaka, Bangladesh. At least 15 aftershocks, including one registered at magnitude-6.6 followed.
It was a 7.8 on the scale making it one of the werst and rarest earthquakes of that size to hit that area of Nepal. According to USA Today only 4 with a 6.0 or higher have occurred in this area within the last 100 years. After the quake hit it was discovered that centuries-old temples and towers collapsed in the center of the capital, the ancient Old Kathmandu.
Below is the major music fact for today.
On April 25, 1968, The Beatles refused to perform for the Queen of England, saying regardless of the cause, they don’t do benefits.
Today’s Birthdays: Actor Also Pacino is 75. “Dancing With The Stars” judge Len Goodman is 71. Bassist Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival is 70. Singer Bjorn Ulvaeus (BYORN ul-VAY’-us) of ABBA is 70. Actress Talia Shire is 70. Actor Jeffrey DeMunn (“The Green Mile”) is 68. Country singer-songwriter Rob Crosby is 61. Actor Hank Azaria (“The Simpsons”) is 51. Singer Andy Bell of Erasure is 51. Bassist Eric Avery (Jane’s Addiction) is 50. Guitarist Rory Feek of Joey and Rory is 50. Former “Early Show” host Jane Clayson is 48. Actress Gina Torres (“I Think I Love My Wife”) is 46. Actress Renee Zellweger is 46. Actor Jason Lee (“My Name Is Earl,” ‘Almost Famous”) is 45. Actor Jason Wiles (“Third Watch”) is 45. Singer Jacob Underwood (O-Town) is 35. Actress Melonie Diaz is 31. Actress Sara Paxton is 27. Actress Allisyn Ashley Arm (“Sonny With A Chance”) is 19.