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Cuban boxing legend’s home to become museum


July 13th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 13 (IANS) Cuban legislators have voted to turn the childhood home of national boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson into a museum.The three-time Olympic and World boxing champion died ... Read more...

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‘Patang’ brings healing touch to Gujarat (With Images)


June 10th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Indian-American director Prashant Bhargava chose to set his award-winning first feature film "Patang" (Kite) about family conflict in Ahmedabad because of the unique way people of ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s palace opens to public


March 26th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) The royal residence of the late Diana, princess of Wales, opened to the public Monday after an overhaul that cost 12 million pounds (about $19 ... Read more...

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Gaga takes Oprah to her childhood home


March 13th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 13 (IANS) Oprah Winfrey will feature Lady Gaga's childhood home in an upcoming two-hour special on the superstar.Gaga, who grew up in a New York apartment ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger immortalised in bronze


September 27th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger has been immortalised in bronze and he has plans to release three such statues of himself.Contactmusic.com reports that Schwarzenegger ordered three of ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson to get motorbike tribute


June 24th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) The second anniversary of Pop legend Michael Jackson's death will be marked with a customised motorcycle that will drive through Forrest Lawn Memorial Park where ... Read more...

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Now, own Madge’s fire-ravaged childhood home for $49K!


May 4th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): The childhood home of legendary singer Madonna, which was burnt in a 2008 arson attempt, has hit the market for less than 50,000 dollars.The brick home in ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle moving back to her childhood home


April 25th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Scottish singer Susan Boyle has decided to leave her newly-purchased luxury estate and move back to her childhood home."She wants to return because she is part ... Read more...

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US memory champion reveals his techniques for remembering


March 24th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): US memory champion Joshua Foer has revealed the technique he used to unravel the secrets of the brain.Six years ago, science writer Foer was just like any other ... Read more...

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Laurel’s childhood home to be sold


March 21st, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) The childhood home of Stan Laurel - of the legendary Hollywood comedy duo Laurel and Hardy - will be auctioned this month.Bids for the house in ... Read more...

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Comic Stan Laurel’s childhood home up for grabs


March 21st, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): The home where comic Stan Laurel once lived will be auctioned later this month.The two-bedroom property in Bishop Auckland where Laurel, one half of duo Laurel and Hardy, ... Read more...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger inspects his larger-than-life clay sculpture


February 18th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Actor and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger was pictured inspecting a 9-foot-tall clay sculpture build in his image during his bodybuilding days.The statue, which depicts the ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena activists protest over removal of Konddev’s statue in Pune


December 27th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Dec 27 (ANI): The Shiv Sena activists staged a demonstration as a mark of protest here on Monday against the City municipal Corporation removing a statue of Dadoji Konddev, considered ... Read more...

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Ringo Starr’s childhood home boarded up


October 27th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Beatles drummer Ringo Starr's childhood home has been boarded up to stop fans ripping it apart.According to the Sun, the house in Madryn Street, Liverpool, has had ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s spirit still with me, says his widow Yoko Ono


September 4th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): Yoko Ono recalled the tender relationship she shared with husband John Lennon as she visited his childhood home and said she still felt his spirit with her 30 ... Read more...

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Thousands of MJ fans gather to celebrate his 52nd birthday


August 30th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 30 (ANI): Multitude of fans gathered across U.S. on weekend to celebrate Michael Jackson's 52nd birthday.Devoted King of Pop fans proved they have not forgotten about the 'Thriller hitmaker', ... Read more...

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Benaud’s former childhood home to be razed


August 28th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug.28 (ANI): New South Wales authorities have decided to raze the former childhood home of cricket legend Richie Benaud after four days of discussion on whether it should or should not ... Read more...

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Benaud’s childhood home might soon become rubble


August 25th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug.25 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain and famed commentator Richie Benaud's childhood home at North Parramatta in the western half of Sydney is facing the possibility of being turned into rubble.Benaud ... Read more...

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Liverpool to pull down famed son Ringo Starr’s house


August 18th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) The plan to demolish drummer Ringo Starr's birthplace on Welsh Streets in Liverpool has irked fans of the Beatles who accuse the council of cultural vandalism bordering ... Read more...

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Museum on Michael Jackson in the pipeline in his hometown


June 7th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Michael Jackson’s father Joe Jackson is planning to honor his dead son Michael Jackson by making a museum on him, and that too in his hometown.Even the mayor of Gary, ... Read more...

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Gary Hopes To Draw Visitors At ‘Michael Jackson Museum’


June 7th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Gary, Indiana officials have high hopes around the proposed ‘Michael Jackson museum’, which is planning to honor the late ‘King of Pop’.Mayor Rudy Clay said that lots of tourists come to ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s Museum Gets The Nod


June 7th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mayor of Gary and members of the Jackson Family Foundation got together for a meeting about the establishment of a Jackson Family Museum and A ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s family to sell items for auction


March 31st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Family of late Princess Diana will be selling items of her childhood home in central England at an auction in Christies. The items, ... Read more...

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Childhood tobacco smoke exposure ‘leads to early emphysema in adulthood’


December 29th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Kids who are regularly exposed to tobacco smoke at home tend to develop early emphysema in adulthood, according to researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.The ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle set to buy her childhood home


July 27th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Susan Boyle must have become an overnight star by appearing on 'Britain's Got Talent', but she is still making sure not to ignore her ties with her hometown, ... Read more...

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Peter Jackson turns to aliens for next film ‘District 9′


July 26th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): Peter Jackson has turned to aliens for the subject of his next film 'District 9'.The director of The Lord of the Rings trilogy recently appeared at the Comic ... Read more...

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Katrina Kaif’s success journey from Barnet to Bollywood


June 13th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Who would believe that Katrina Kaif was rejected as a teenager by London modelling agencies for not being skinny enough, for the girl from Barnet has the whole ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan visits John Lennon’s childhood home


May 12th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Folk legend Bob Dylan visited John Lennon's childhood home in Liverpool and said that Lennon's simple upbringing was similar to his own. The musician strolled around the place where ... Read more...

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Fifteen years on, South Africans demand real emancipation (Feature)


April 18th, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Clare Byrne Qunu (South Africa), April 18 (DPA) Through the cracked window of his mud hut Malibongwe Ntshakaza can just about see the roof of Nelson Mandela's retirement villa 100 metres away ... Read more...

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Now, a statue for Jade Goody


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Late reality TV star Jade Goody is set to be commemorated with a statue near her childhood home. The honour is likely to be granted in recognition of ... Read more...

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Jade Goody to be venerated with a statue near her childhood home


March 30th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Late Brit celebrity Jade Goody will soon be venerated with a statue near her childhood home, if reports are to be believed.The decision comes after Council chiefs ... Read more...

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Jade Goody’’s funeral to be broadcast live on TV


March 23rd, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 23 (ANI): Giant screens will be set up outside St John Baptist Church in Buckhurst Hill, Essex, for Jade Goodys funeral to be broadcast live.The 27-year-old died peacefully in ... Read more...

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Brit-Pakistani Slumdog kid now worth 60 million pounds


January 27th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): Mo Chaudry shared his childhood home with livestock in a village that had no electricity. Now Chaudry, a 48-year-old entrepreneur, is worth 60 million pounds, reports The Sun. Mo says ... Read more...

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Gender and genes play key role in shaping dietary preferences


November 22nd, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Genes play a key role in shaping your dietary preferences, claim Danish scientists.Researchers from the University of Copenhagen Hospital, Denmark, studied 600 sets of twins to try ... Read more...

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Beck’’s childhood home attracts offers of a million quid


November 18th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): A house in which former England captain David Beckham lived in as a baby has attracted offers of a million pounds. The modest three-bedroomed mid-terrace property in Leytonstone, ... Read more...

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