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The movie classic "The Sound of Music" starring Julie Andrews premiered in New York on this date in 1965.
In 1877, Democrat Samuel J. Tilden won the popular vote for president. But the Electoral College instead voted for Republican Rutherford B. Hayes, who became president.
In 1962, Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a game against the New York Knicks, an NBA record that still stands. Philadelphia won, 169-147.
A year ago today: "12 Years a Slave" won best picture at the Academy Awards.
Will Smith's 'Focus' tops box office with $19.1 million
"Focus" disrobed "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, taking in $19.1 million. "Kingsman: The Secret Service" was second with $11.8 million. "Spongebob was third with $11.2 million. "Fifty Shades of Grey" and "The Lazarus Effect" rounded out the top 5.
Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago
Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn plunged into the icy waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. She and fiancé Taylor Kinney went in together. The air temperature was 20 degrees. The event included more than 4,500 other participants.
Two people shot inside nightclub during T.I., Young Jeezy concert
Two people were shot in Charlotte, N.C. Saturday at a concert that featured TI, Jeezy, and Yo Gotti. The incident took place at a nightclub inside the NC Music Factory entertainment venue. The club was hosting a "CIAA Weekend Takeover" party. No arrests so far.
Dakota Johnson's ISIS Sketch on 'SNL' Creates Controversy
Dakota Johnson was in a controversial ISIS sketch on "SNL." She and Taran Killam play a daughter/father in a parody of the Camry commercial. He sends her off to join the terrorist group. Critics called the sketch "insensitive." Others saw it as standard SNL satire.
Dress stolen from Lupita Nyong'o found in bag under sink
The dress stolen from Lupita Nyong'o's London hotel room last week was found under a bathroom sink in the same hotel. The dress was made of 6,000 crystal pearls on silk lame. Authorities placed its value at $150,000. It will be restored and archived by Calvin Klein.
Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies
Leonard Nimoy died Friday of an end-stage smoking-related lung disease. He was 83. He quit smoking 30 years ago. His final online post last Sunday on Twitter: "A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP."
William Shatner Defends His Absence From Leonard Nimoy's Funeral
William Shatner is taking heat for being unable to attend Leonard Nimoy's funeral. He appeared at a charitable fundraiser. He sent his daughters Melanie and Lisabeth to the funeral. He replied on Twitter, "A lot of money was raised. So here I am; tell me off."
Madonna Plots Rebel Heart Tour for North America, Europe
Madonna has announced dates for an upcoming 35-city tour in support of her latest album Rebel Heart. Kicking off in Miami August 29th, the tour visits cities in North America, Europe & the UK through Dec. Tickets purchased online receive a deluxe download of the album.
Kanye West announces new album title on Twitter
Kanye West has announced on Twitter the title of his next solo CD. "New Album title..." West tweeted. "So Help Me God." He did not mention when the album will be released. "Only One," a collaboration with Paul McCartney, came out in January.
Ludacris Confirms Baby News In Sweet Beach Shot
Rapper Ludacris has confirmed reports his new wife is pregnant. Christopher Bridges proposed to longtime girlfriend Eudoxie on Christmas Eve. They married just hours later. Yesterday, they posted a photo of him kissing her baby belly on a beach on Instagram.
Justin Bieber celebrates his 21st birthday with bash on private island
Justin Bieber rented a private Caribbean island this weekend to celebrate his 21st birthday. He drank champagne and appeared to be affectionate with Hailey Baldwin & model Yovanna Ventura. Two friends gifted him with a restored 1965 Lincoln Continental last week.
Kim and Khloe Kardashian Among Stars Attending Ryan Seacrest's Birthday Party
Ryan Seacrest celebrated his birthday with celebrities on Saturday in Napa Valley. He turned 40 in December but waited 2 months to invite his friends for a big bash. Guests included Kim & Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Keith Urban.
Cindy Crawford Threatens to Sue Over 'Unretouched' Marie Claire Photo
Cindy Crawford is threatening to take legal action over the unauthorized publishing of her "unretouched" photo from Marie Claire magazine. The photo has been altered and went viral on the internet. Photographer John Russo has warned websites not to publish it.
Brownstone's Member Charmayne Maxwell Dies in Apparent Fall
Charmayne Maxwell, a member of 1990s R&B group Brownstone, died Saturday in Los Angeles at age 46. Her brother, Brandon, confirmed the news on Twitter. She fell and cut her neck on a broken wine glass. She is survived by her husband & son Nicolaj.
Khloe Kardashian & NeNe Leakes Eyed to Replace Kelly Osbourne
E! Entertainment is searching for Kelly Osbourne's replacement on "Fashion Police." Khloe Kardashian and Bravo's NeNe Leakes are being considered. Kelly Osbourne left Friday amid the drama stemming from Giuliana Rancic's comments about Zendaya's Oscars dreadlocks.
Seven New Dinosaurs of 'Jurassic World' Introduced
The "Jurassic World" website has been updated to include pictures of 7 more creatures visitors can meet when they visit the park. "Jurassic World" is opening in U.S. theaters June 12. The film is set 22 years after the events of the original "Jurassic Park."
Carly Rae Jepsen's New Single 'I Really Like You' Debuts Online
A new single from Carly Rae Jepsen titled "I Really Like You" has debuted online. She unveiled its artwork on Friday on Twitter. "I Really Like You" is the lead single from her next album set to hit stores later this year. The music video includes a flash mob dance in NYC.