August 20, 1993
Total album and single sales of CDs and cassettes for the week ended Aug. 15, compared to week-ago and year-ago levels, in thousands of units sold: Latest week Albums: 10,459 Singles: 2,662 *Week-ago Albums: 10,556 Singles: 2,816 *Year-ago Albums: 10,163 Singles: 2,478 Atop the Charts The biggest-selling albums and most popular singles--based on sales or radio airplay--for a range of musical categories, for the week ended Aug. 15. Both are indicators of music company performance.
July 20, 1991 |
A former president of Lincoln Savings & Loan was charged Friday with two federal securities fraud charges, setting the stage for another plea bargain that would make him a key witness against former thrift owner Charles H. Keating Jr. Robin S. Symes, 38, who at one point was also chairman of Irvine-based Lincoln, is set to be arraigned Monday in U.S. District Court.
May 4, 1990 |
After receiving complaints from the National Stuttering Project, ABC-TV has agreed to cut back mockery of the stammering Michael Palin character when the network runs the comedy caper film "A Fish Called Wanda." The National Stuttering Project on Thursday released a letter it had received from Robin S. Graham, the director of films in ABC's broadcast standards and practices division, in which she said that "Kevin Kline's mockery" of Palin will be reduced by editing where possible.
May 20, 1993
The following are the top music sales in Orange County for the week of May 16 as compiled by SoundScan Inc. Data is from retailers' sales. The bottom chart rotates weekly. Albums Last week Nation 1. "Ten Summoner's Tales," Sting 1 10 2. "Tell Me Why," Wynonna Judd - 5 3. "The Bodyguard," Soundtrack 2 1 4. "Republic," New Order - 11 5. "Love Deluxe," Sade 6 9 6. "Porno For Pyros," Porno For Pyros 4 20 7. "Pocket Full of Kryptonite," Spin Doctors 7 4 8. "Unplugged," Eric Clapton 5 7 9.
March 27, 2013 |
"Doctor Who" is celebrating 50 years on the air this year, new episodes begin airing Saturday and to top it all off, the good Doctor has just received a Peabody Award for 50 years of "evolving with technology and the times like nothing else in the known television universe. " The awards, announced Wednesday by the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, are selected by a board of judges to highlight the best in electronic media. The honorees were announced at a ceremony on the University of Georgia campus, but the awards won't be handed out until a luncheon event in New York City on May 20. The Institutional Peabody to "Doctor Who" was just one of 39 honorees named this year.
October 5, 1993 |
The chief financial officer in Charles H. Keating Jr.'s real estate and thrift empire was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for his role in the 1989 collapse of Lincoln Savings & Loan. Andrew F. Ligget, who had pleaded guilty to three felony counts of misapplying $28.7 million in S&L funds, also must pay $148,000 in restitution for the interest that the Irvine thrift lost because of his actions. U.S. District Judge Mariana R.
October 28, 1993 |
When Prince opened his Glam Slam club downtown in January, he and his cohorts had one goal in mind: to become a permanent fixture in a town where even the flashiest nightclubs often don't make it past the six-month mark. Glam Slam, now in its 10th month, has defied the odds. With the continuing appeal of its heady mix of live and recorded hip-hop, rock, jazz and techno, this 28,000-square-foot facility on Boylston and 3rd streets can reasonably claim the title of L.A.'s hottest club.
December 21, 1993 |
Three cohorts of Charles H. Keating Jr. were put on probation Monday by federal judges who lauded them for admitting their guilt early and for helping to convict the former operator of Lincoln Savings & Loan. Raymond C. Fidel, a former president of the Irvine thrift, and Ernest C. Garcia II, an Arizona developer and major borrower, were each put on three years' probation for their roles in the nation's costliest thrift failure. Mark S.