Beckham daughter gets brand protection at age 5

/ Apr 14, 2017

Beckham daughter gets brand protection at age 5

Harper Beckham is only 5 years old, but her famous mother already is taking steps to protect her brand. Fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has registered daughter Harper’s name with intellectual property authorities in Britain and Europe. That will make it ...

Famed singer Peggy Hayama dies at 83

| Apr 12, 2017

Famed singer Peggy Hayama dies at 83

Singer Peggy Hayama, best known for performing the Japanese version of “Do-Re-Mi” from the Broadway musical “The Sound of Music,” died of pneumonia at a Tokyo hospital on Wednesday. She was 83. After starting her career as a jazz singer at a U.S. military ...

Rocker J. Geils dies at age 71

Apr 12, 2017

Rocker J. Geils dies at age 71

J. Geils, leader of The Geils Band, whose hard-driving hits of the late 1970s and early 1980s included “Centerfold,” “Freeze Frame” and “Love Stinks,” died on Tuesday at his home in Groton, Massachusetts, police said. He was 71. Groton police said Geils, whose full ...

Legendary king of insult comedy Don Rickles dead at 90

Apr 7, 2017

Legendary king of insult comedy Don Rickles dead at 90

Don Rickles, the big-mouthed, bald-headed “Mr. Warmth” whose verbal assaults endeared him to audiences and peers and made him the acknowledged grandmaster of insult comedy, died Thursday. He was 90. Rickles, who would have been 91 on May 8, suffered kidney failure and died ...

At 73, Barry Manilow comes out of closet

Apr 6, 2017

At 73, Barry Manilow comes out of closet

Chart-topping singer Barry Manilow came out of the closet Wednesday at age 73, saying he kept silent on his nearly four-decade relationship with a man to avoid disappointing fans. Manilow, best known for his love ballad “Mandy” and Latin-tinged pop number “Copacabana (at the ...