News

Today in entertainment history: May 14

Today in entertainment history: May 14

THIS DAY IN 1998:Frank Sinatra died of a heart attack in Los Angeles. He was 82. Photo: Associated Press

1970: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young announced their breakup. They have regrouped several times, both with and without Neil Young.

1982: Guitarist Fast Eddie Clark left Motorhead in the middle of the band’s U.S. tour. Brian Robertson, formerly of Thin Lizzy, was his replacement.

1987: Actress Rita Hayworth died at the age of 68.

1998: Frank Sinatra died of a heart attack in Los Angeles. He was 82.

Today’s Birthdays: Movie producer George Lucas is 71. Actress Meg Foster (“Cagney and Lacey”) is 67. Director Robert Zemeckis is 64. Musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 63. Actor Tim Roth is 54. Guitarist C.C. DeVille of Poison is 53. Singer Ian Astbury of The Cult is 53. Musician Fabrice Morvan of Milli Vanilli is 49. Bassist Mike Inez of Alice In Chains is 49. Singer Raphael Saadiq (Tony! Toni! Tone!) is 49. Actress Cate Blanchett is 46. Singer Danny Wood of New Kids on the Block is 46. Director Sofia Coppola (KOH’-pah-lah) (“Lost In Translation”) is 44. Singer Natalie Appleton of All Saints is 42. Singer Shanice is 42. Actress Carla Jimenez (“Growing Up Fisher”) is 41. Guitarist Henry Garza of Los Lonely Boys is 37. Musician/singer Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show is 37. Singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys is 36. Bassist Mike Retondo of Plain White T’s is 34. Actress Amber Tamblyn (“Joan of Arcadia”) is 32. Actress Miranda Cosgrove (“iCarly”) is 22.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

Fresh
empire

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

in Entertainment

Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

robertdowney

The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

in Music

Original AC/DC frontman to write tell-all

18-overlay3

Dave Evans, who was eventually replaced by Bon Scott, is planning a book about his time in the music business.

in Entertainment

‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

dungeonsanddragons

Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

in Entertainment

Love is not dead: Will and Jada aren’t divorcing

23-overlay

"Men in Black" star Will Smith took the unusual step of publicly shooting down a report that he and his actress wife of 17 years had decided to divorce.