June 7, 2004 |
There is an island called Manhattan on the eastern coast of America where the ancient art of the theater is practiced as if it is still a thing of widespread cultural relevance. Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall, where the Rockettes live, the men and women of Broadway got together to celebrate this island within the island: It was the 58th annual Tony Awards, and CBS was there with its TV cameras to bring it to you.
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August 28, 2003 |
As hundreds of friends of the late Bob Hope -- including generals, comics and a former president -- gathered Wednesday to pay tribute to the entertainer, actor Mickey Rooney seemed to capture what many were thinking. How, Rooney was asked, will Hope be remembered? "As the best," he answered. Rooney was among the hundreds of friends who filed into North Hollywood's stately St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church for a memorial Mass for Hope, who died July 27 at the age of 100.
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August 3, 2003 |
Shortly before his death, Bob Hope was asked by his wife, Dolores, where he wanted to be buried. The master of the one-liner said, "Surprise me." The enduring comedian, who died July 27 of complications from pneumonia at the age of 100, could have been laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, along with Hollywood luminaries Clark Gable, James Stewart, Humphrey Bogart, Nat King Cole, Jean Harlow and Walt Disney.
November 11, 1999 |
Tony Azevedo returned to the Long Beach Wilson water polo team in October after playing for the U.S. national team through the summer and early fall. And though opposing coaches, players and certainly Azevedo would never say so publicly, Azevedo's return makes Wilson an overwhelming favorite to win a fourth consecutive Southern Section Division I title when the playoffs begin today. Azevedo, a 6-foot-1, 193-pound senior who turns 18 Nov. 21, is regarded as the best U.S.
May 29, 1997 |
Rosie O'Donnell goes prime time as the host of CBS' coverage of the 51st annual Tony Awards, Sunday at 9 p.m. on Channel 2. Telecast from Radio City Music Hall, the awards honor the best of Broadway from the past season. Top nominees include the musicals "The Life," "Chicago" and "Steel Pier." The two-hour program will feature 12 major awards and several musical numbers. Mary Tyler Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Martin Short and Roseanne are among the presenters.
October 17, 1996 |
In the public invitation for his inaugural wine-tasting dinner Oct. 27, restaurateur Tony Fiumerodo promises the moon. Specifically a full, romantic one. In reality, of course, Fiumerodo has no control over things celestial, but the promise seems more than a possibility, given that Fiumerodo is owner of Bella Luna (Italian for beautiful moon). Fiumerodo opened the Newbury Park lunch-and-dinner establishment over the summer.