March 21, 2010 |
Redheads hold an iconic place in American pop culture. There's the voluptuous come-hither trappings of Rita Hayworth and cartoon sex bomb Jessica Rabbit; the comedic zaniness of Lucille Ball, Debra Messing, Carrot Top and Conan O'Brien; and the girl-next-door sweetness of '80s film princess Molly Ringwald. There's even a template for the icy redhead a la Marcia Cross and Julianne Moore. For all of these famous folks, it could be said that red hair is part of their brand. Naturally red hair is a rare commodity.
March 29, 1997 |
A private investigator who supported Ross Perot in the 1992 presidential campaign says he made up charges that Republicans were trying to smear the Texas billionaire, charges that eventually led Perot to drop out. Scott Barnes told the Dallas Morning News that he and a former producer for the British Broadcasting Corp., David Taylor, convinced Perot that Republicans had photos of one of his daughters in a compromising position.
February 1, 1985 |
Junior guard Anthony Jones scored 13 points to lead Nevada Las Vegas to its 15th straight victory, a 70-56 Pacific Coast Athletic Assn. win over San Jose State Thursday night at Las Vegas. The Rebels, ranked 13th by United Press International and 17th by Associated Press, are 16-2overall and 9-0 in PCAA play. Their last loss was to Georgetown, 82-46, on Dec. 8. Nevada Las Vegas started slowly, falling behind, 7-0, in the first four minutes of the game.
January 8, 1985 |
Scott Fisher scored 26 points and had 12 rebounds Monday night to lead UC Santa Barbara to an 84-73 Pacific Coast Athletic Assn. victory over Cal State Long Beach at the Long Beach Arena. The Gauchos won despite the fact that they made only 24 field goals to 29 for the 49ers. UCSB hit on 35 of its 46 attempts from the free throw line while Long Beach had only 18 attempts and made 11.
February 11, 1999 |
Two Florida boaters met a real sea monster when their craft was dragged for hours by a powerful creature that turned out to be a giant manta ray, the Coast Guard said Wednesday. Coast Guard Petty Officer Scott Barnes said the agency received a radio distress call from a 16-foot boat that reported it was being dragged by its anchor line by something unknown. The Coast Guard sent a rescue boat to investigate and it found the motorboat being dragged in circles by something beneath the surface.
March 3, 1985
Biola College ended Point Loma's season with a 62-49 victory Saturday night in the semifinals of the NAIA District III Tournament at Occidental College. Biola, seeded No. 1 in the tournamente and No. 7 in the nation, never trailed. Point Loma, which shot 39% from the floor, cut an 18-point Biola lead to 9 with seven minutes left in the game but never could get closer. Biola shot 61% from the floor. Biola's record is 28-3. Point Loma finishes at 23-8.