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Red-faced Arquette Loses His Film At Comic Book Convention

Actor DAVID ARQUETTE was left red-faced at comic book convention Comic-Con in San Diego, California yesterday (21JUL06) after he lost the tape of his directorial debut there. The SCREAM star was at the four-day event...

Schrader: 'I Lied To Fbi About Hinckley'

Hollywood film-maker PAUL SCHRADER has admitted lying to the FBI about whether JOHN HINCKLEY JR had contacted him before his assassination attempt on US President RONALD REAGAN in 1981. Hinckley shot and seriously wounded Reagan...

Secret Service Agent Slams Douglas Movie Portrayal

Hollywood star MICHAEL DOUGLAS has come under fire from the Secret Service agent who saved US President RONALD REAGAN during a 1981 assassination attempt. TIM MCCARTHY, who took a bullet in the gut, is furious...

Child Actor Gary Gray Dies

Child star and teen heart-throb GARY GRAY died of cancer at his home in Brush Prairie, Washington on 4 April (06). He was 69. Gray starred in MGM's final LASSIE movie and appeared on screen...

Thatcher Musical A 'Respectful' Production

Theatre bosses are insisting a musical about the life of MARGARET THATCHER is a respectful satire of the former British prime minister's time in power. Unusual production THATCHER: THE MUSICAL covers the leader's time...

Reagan Shooter Hinckley Jr Allowed To Go Home

The man who shot movie star-turned US President RONALD REAGAN in 1981, has received a New Year's gift from a federal judge in Washington DC - the chance to spend more time with his family....

Reagan Gets Air Force One Honour

The official jet that transported America's presidents around the world was donated to late leader RONALD REAGAN's California museum on Friday (21OCT05). Current President GEORGE W BUSH and his wife joined Reagan's widow NANCY...

Schwarzenegger: 'I Haven't Fallen Out With President Bush'

Movie star-turned-California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is defending himself against allegations he has snubbed fellow Republican President GEORGE W BUSH on the US leader's trip to California. Bush invited the TERMINATOR star to join him...

Hopper Keeps Bush Support Under Wraps

Veteran actor DENNIS HOPPER rarely tells people he voted for US President GEORGE W BUSH - because he fears being shunned by his liberal colleagues. The 69-year-old EASY RIDER icon became a registered Republican...

Nancy Reagan Briefly Hospitalised After Fall

Former US first lady NANCY REAGAN was briefly hospitalised in London yesterday (16JUN05), after falling in her hotel room. Reagan, 83, who is vacationing in the UK, was bruised in the fall, but resumed...

Nolte Keeps Snubbing White House Invitations

Hollywood hellraiser NICK NOLTE has a message for GEORGE W BUSH and all future Presidents of the United States - don't invite him to the White House. Nolte has been invited to the prestigious...

John Wayne Was In Running For Us Presidency

Western film icon JOHN WAYNE was considered for the position of US president, long before actor RONALD REAGAN entered the White House. The late screen star, who died in 1979 of stomach cancer, was...

Cabaret Star Bobby Short Dies

New York cabaret singer BOBBY SHORT has died from leukaemia at New York's Presbyterian Hospital at the age of 80. The triple GRAMMY AWARD nominee embodied cabaret sophistication and earned the nickname 'Miniature King...

Cage + Presley Reunite For Ramone Tribute

Former couple NICOLAS CAGE and LISA-MARIE PRESLEY joined fans of JOHNNY RAMONE at the unveiling of a statue in the late rocker's honour in Los Angeles on Friday (14JAN05). The pair joined the likes...

Streisand Backs Stars Right To Talk Politics

Outspoken superstar BARBRA STREISAND has defended celebritys' rights to speak out about politics, insisting there have always been strong links between Hollywood and Washington DC. Democrat-backing actors, actresses and singers - including Streisand -...

Reagan's Daughter Sues Salvation Army

Late President RONALD REAGAN's daughter is suing the SALVATION ARMY for breach of contract, accusing the group of reneging on a speaking engagement because she supports stem cell research. According to the complaint filed...

Reagan Honoured With Stamp

Former American President RONALD REAGAN is set to be honoured with a commemorative stamp early next year (05). The stamp honouring the USA's 40th president will be unveiled on 9 November (04) at Reagan's...

Polish Square Named After Reagan

Former American President RONALD REAGAN has been honoured by the Polish city of Krakow with a square bearing his name. The square has been named after Reagan, who died earlier this summer (04), in...

Cobain Christmas Card Fetches Fortune

A Christmas card made by late rocker KURT COBAIN when he was six years old sold at auction for $16,200 (GBP9,000) on Saturday(14AUG04). Another item, a drawing of late former American President RONALD REAGAN...

Huston: 'Nancy Reagan Is My Hero'

ANJELICA HUSTION has listed NANCY REAGAN as her greatest female hero, despite their conflicting political views. Huston is a lifelong supporter of the American Democratic movement, but insists she draws great inspiration from the...

Kline Enjoys Wardrobe Perk

Hollywood actor KEVIN KLINE enjoys playing stylish characters in his movies - because he gets to fill his closets at home with costumes from each shoot. The 56-year-old star is due to hit screens...

Stars Resume Preparations For Kerry Concert

Singers MARY J BLIGE, WYCLEF JEAN and JON BON JOVI are among a host of stars who have resumed preparations for a concert supporting American presidential candidate JOHN KERRY. The A CHANGE IS GOING...

Ronald Reagan's Tiny Head

Late president RONALD REAGAN's head was only the size of "a coffee saucer", according to former acting pal LARRY HAGMAN. The former DALLAS star has five of one-time Hollywood star Reagan's Stetsons among his...

Wyman Breaks Silence On Reagan

Veteran actress JANE WYMAN broke her decades-long silence on ex-husband RONALD REAGAN to pay tribute to the former American president as he was laid to rest. Wyman and her BROTHER RAT co-star Reagan were...

Schwarzenegger Has Eye On White House

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is carefully following former American President RONALD REAGAN's example - in the hope of becoming the next movie-star president. The TERMINATOR star has ambitiously copied the late leader by becoming Governor of...

A Tribute To Ray Charles

by Contactmusic.com Editor KEV LEWIN Just days after the death of former President RONALD REAGAN, another great American has passed on - RAY CHARLES' tough life is over. Credited as the pioneer of soul music...

Kerry Reschedules Celebrity Concert

American presidential candidate JOHN KERRY has delighted his supporters by rescheduling a campaign concert starring celebrities including WHOOPI GOLDBERG, ROBIN WILLIAMS, BARBRA STREISAND and BETTE MIDLER. The Democrat hopeful had previously cancelled the...

Morrissey: 'I Wish Bush Was Dead'

British pop rebel MORRISSEY attacked GEORGE W BUSH at his last gig in Ireland, telling the crowd he wished the US President was dead. The former SMITHS frontman stunned the crowd at DUBLIN CASTLE...

Kerry Cancels Celebrity Concert

American presidential candidate JOHN KERRY has axed a campaign gig featuring WILLIE NELSON and BARBRA STREISAND out of respect for former Premier RONALD REAGAN. The 13 June (04) event at the WALT DISNEY CONCERT...

Arnie Pays Tribute To Reagan

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is among leaders who have paid tribute to another actor-turned-politician, RONALD REAGAN, who died on Saturday (05JUN04). The action man-turned-California Governor joined former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER and former US leaders...

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