August 29th 1966: ‘The Beatles’ Final Live Concert

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On August 29th, 1966, 'The Beatles' final live concert took place at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The show started at 8pm and supporting acts for the show were The Remains, Bobby Hebb, The Cyrkle, and The Ronettes. The Park's capacity was 42,500, but only 25,000 tickets were sold. Fans paid between $4.50 and $6.50 for tickets, and The Beatles' fee was around $90,000. The show's promoter was local company Tempo Productions. Candlestick Park was the home of the baseball Read More

Netflix Buys Rights To ‘The Blacklist’

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Netflix has acquired the streaming rights to NBC crime series The Blacklist from Sony Pictures Television for $2 million per episode, according to Deadline. The $2 million price tag will be the largest per-episode fee paid by a subscription-based video-on-demand company for a television show. The show has been a ratings hit for NBC and Sony Television will also be selling The Blacklist to broadcast and cable networks for syndication.   Read More

Weekend Movie Openings: August 29th-Video Clip

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Thinking of heading to the movies this Labor Day weekend? Check out this week's film openings! It's a special one as Ghostbusters hits the theater again for its 30th Anniversary!! Let us know what you see. As Above, So Below: R/93 min. When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.   The November Man: R/108 min. An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on Read More

Joan Rivers Stops Breathing During Throat Surgery — Rushed To Hospital

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Comedian Joan Rivers has been rushed to Manhattan's Mt. Sinai Hospital after suffering complications during an outpatient surgery at a nearby doctor's office. Rivers, 81, had been undergoing throat surgery, possibly on her vocal cords, when a 911 call was placed describing a person who was either in cardiac or respiratory arrest, TMZ first reported.  Rivers had stopped breathing during surgery and was in critical condition when authorities arrived. Rivers' assistant, Graham Reed was overheard Read More

Brad And Angelina Officially Married

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It finally happened!! Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have officially tied the knot in France, a spokesperson for the couple told the Associated Press.  The wedding was held Saturday at Château Miraval in the village of Correns, in a private ceremony attended by family and friends. The couple’s children took part in the wedding. Jolie walked the aisle with her eldest sons Maddox, 13, and Pax, 10. Zahara, 9, and Vivienne, 6, threw petals. Shiloh, 8, and Knox, 6, served as ring bearers. This Read More

Could Being A “Snow Plow” Parent Harm Your Child?

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Do you try to make life easy for your children? A new study finds that "snow plow parents," or parents who clear every obstacle from their kid's path while at the same time pressuring the kid to succeed, can be damaging as "helicopter parents." Teacher for 30 years and author, David McCullough, says plow parents produce children who are "anxious, dependent, narcissistic, and careerist" and that are "terrified of failure." To avoid being a snow plow parent, McCullough advises, "Try as Read More

Is There An Ideal Belly Button Shape?

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Do you think there's an ideal belly button shape? A group of plastic surgeons believe so! They analyzed images of 37 Playboy Playmates to determine that the ideal belly button is oval-shaped and vertically-oriented. With the help of a computerized tool called the "Aesthetic Analyzer," researchers established that the perfect belly button has a ratio of 46:54, and a "midline horizontal position." The findings go along with previous research, which revealed that female navels were Read More

Your Genes Determine How Bad A Hangover You Get

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There's a new study out there that finds that your genes play a role in how horrible a hangover you get. Researchers looked at the number of hangovers gotten in a year and the genetic make-up of more than four thousand volunteers. They determined that genetic factors accounted for 45 percent of the difference in hangover frequency in women and 40 percent in men. They also found that people who were more genetically predisposed to suffering a hangover also drank to excess more regularly Read More

Ralph Lauren Launches Wearable Tech Apparel At U.S. Open

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Ralph Lauren is launching a wearable tech apparel collection to coincide with the start of the U.S. Open. These "Polo Tech" shirts are lined with a conductive silver-coated thread that tracks their heart rate, breathing and stress levels. It's then transmitted to an app for monitoring. The sensors are woven discreetly into the gear. The clothing is set to be in stores next year but cost information is not yet available. Read More

Taylor Swift “Shake It Off” Sets Record For Highest Debut

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Congratulations to Taylor Swift! Swift set a record for the highest debut in the history of Billboard's Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart, where "Shake It Off" came in at No. 9. On the Pop Songs chart, "Shake" soars in at No. 12, tying the record for the best-ever launch. Charlie Walk, executive VP of Republic Records, said, "This historic launch represents impeccable set-up and teamwork with precise execution. Most importantly, it further emphasizes the power of Taylor and her world-class Read More