July 14, 1988 |
Based on the results of two new polls commissioned by Republican Sen. Pete Wilson, officials of his campaign are expressing fresh confidence that Wilson is on target in his pursuit of swing voters--independents and conservative Democrats, whose votes are crucial in a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans.
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January 27, 1991
George Clark Wilson, an ear, nose and throat specialist in the San Fernando Valley for 40 years, has died at a Tarzana hospital. He was 72. A resident of Agoura Hills, Wilson died Monday of cancer, said his daughter, Anne Rader. Wilson, who was born Sept. 18, 1918, in New York City, earned an undergraduate degree from USC and graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1944. He then served at a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force.
June 18, 2013 |
"Hart of Dixie" star Cress Williams has tied the knot with girlfriend Kristen Torrianni. The actor, 42, who plays beloved football-star-turned-Bluebell Mayor Lavon Hayes in the CW series, wed the actress on the island of Kauai on May 21 and had a formal wedding reeption in Los Angeles on Saturday, according to his rep. "The wedding was an intimate affair on the beach, with the bride's and groom's parents and Cress' daughter in attendance," Williams'...
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March 25, 2003 |
A businessman was sentenced Monday to a pair of life terms after he admitted murdering two El Segundo police officers in 1957 and offered a teary-eyed apology to the families of his victims. "I do not understand why I did this," said Gerald F. Mason, 69, who was caught when an old fingerprint from the crime scene matched his in a new FBI national database. "I detest these crimes.... I still do not want to remember what happened."
April 26, 2013 |
F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" is widely recognized as a literary masterwork. Yet as even the book's editor, Maxwell Perkins, said to Fitzgerald about a draft of the 1925 novel, the title character "is somewhat vague. " Hazy doesn't work in cinema, so when director Baz Luhrmann decided to bring "Gatsby" to the screen, he and his creative team went on the filmmaking equivalent of an anthropological dig. The goal: unearth what was left unsaid in Fitzgerald's slender tale of Jay Gatsby, a millionaire bootlegger, and his unrequited love for a married socialite, Daisy Buchanan.
September 18, 2003
Most NFL wins among coaches with losing records: Lou Saban (Boston, Buffalo, Denver, Buffalo)...95-99-7 Ted Marchibroda (Baltimore, Indianapolis, Baltimore)...87-98-1 Sam Wyche (Cincinnati, Tampa Bay)...84-107 Forrest Gregg (Cleveland, Cincinnati, Green Bay)...75-85-1 Dave Wannstedt (Chicago, Miami)...72-74 Dick Nolan (San Francisco, New Orleans)...69-82-5 George Wilson (Detroit, Miami)...68-84-8 Source: World Features Syndicate