January 4, 2000 |
Papa John's International Inc. must stop using its "Better Ingredients, Better Pizza" slogan in three weeks and pay rival Pizza Hut almost $468,000 in damages, a federal judge ruled. U.S. Magistrate William Sanderson in Dallas ordered Papa John's to stop using the slogan in print and broadcast advertisements by Jan. 24, to phase out all other printed items using the claim by March 3 and to remove it from restaurant signs by April 3. Papa John's, based in Louisville, Ky.
October 30, 1987 |
"The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains" (on Home Box Office Saturday at 8 p.m., and on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 12, 16 and 20) purports to tell the true story of Robert Elliot Burns, whose ordeal inspired the movie "I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang." Why, then, does the 1932 classic seem so much more authentic, as well as more compelling? Perhaps Burns' story was simply too incredible.
January 6, 1991 |
At 7-foot-2, Richard Kiel stands out as one of Hollywood's most identifiable character actors. But the man who hit it big playing Jaws, James Bond's steel-toothed nemesis in two 007 flicks, hasn't been seen much in recent years. Look for a comeback this year with the release of "The Giant of Thunder Mountain," which he co-wrote and executive produced.
July 26, 1985 |
Atty. Gen. John Van de Kamp and aides admitted Wednesday that a statement he made earlier this month about "crime 'families" moving into Palm Springs was based on old information and was somewhat misleading. In a speech to a group of prosecutors on July 9, Van de Kamp said: "Crime families from New York and Chicago have bought into Palm Springs restaurants. And all the New York families--especially the Genovese group--are increasingly involved in narcotics trafficking there."