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Man and his dog recreate iconic movie scenes

Man and his dog recreate iconic movie scenes

on January 3, 2014, 9:19 AM / in People

Naka did an impressive hand-stand to re-create this “Spiderman” smooch. Some people really love movies. Some people really love dogs. But Chris Naka? He’s bonkers for both. As evidence, consider what just might be the strangest (and funniest!) series of photos ever conceived. In the images, Naka recreates iconic scenes from “Titanic,” “The Graduate,” “Top Gun” and other films with […]

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Happy Birthday December 31st

Happy Birthday December 31st

on December 31, 2013, 8:18 AM / in People

GABBY DOUGLAS 18 Gymnast who became the first African American woman to win the gymnastics all-around gold medal and the team competitions at the 2012 Olympics. ALEX FERGUSON 72 Soccer manager who led Manchester United from 1986 to 2013, won the Eurpoean cup twice, and was knighted in 1999. ANTHONY HOPKINS 76 Welsh actor best known as creepy Hannibal Lecter. […]

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Deaths You Might Have Missed This Year

Deaths You Might Have Missed This Year

on December 30, 2013, 8:51 AM / in People

Patti Page, 85 An American pop singer and sometime actress (Elmer Gantry), Page was the most popular female vocalist of the 50s, selling more than 100 million records. She had what is considered the first cross-over hit with her pop version of the country song “The Tennessee Waltz,” which sold 10 million copies in 1950. Ada Louise Huxtable, 91 She […]

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Happ Birthday December 30th

Happ Birthday December 30th

on December 30, 2013, 7:47 AM / in People

Nancy Frick Stephenson 62 I don’t do Tea Parties and avoid Rush Limbaugh…..  a friend of the Editor LEBRON JAMES 29NBA superstar who won his first NBA Championship in 2012 with the Miami Heat; named 2004 NBA Rookie of the Year and won his first of many NBA MVP awards in 2009. ELLIE GOULDING 27 After winning the Critics’ Choice BRIT […]

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Happy Birthday December 29th

Happy Birthday December 29th

on December 29, 2013, 6:35 AM / in People

JUDE LAW 41 British actor in The Talented Mr. Ripley, A.I., and the Sherlock Holmes films. MARY TYLER MOORE 77 Actress who had a role on The Dick Van Dyke Show. JON VOIGHT 75 He appeared with his daughter Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider. TED DANSON 66 Played the role of bartender, Sam Malone on the television show, Cheers. ANDREW […]

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Happy Birthday December 26th

Happy Birthday December 26th

on December 26, 2013, 8:31 AM / in People

LARS ULRICH 50 Metallica drummer who was outspoken about music piracy in the early 2000s when Napster was still in business SAMANTHA BOSCARINO 19 Played the role of Alicia Rivera in the teen drama, The Clique, produced by Tyra Banks. CHRIS DAUGHTRY 34 Frontman of the rock band Daughtry who is also a former American Idol competitor. EDEN SHER 22 […]

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Happy Birthday December 25th

Happy Birthday December 25th

on December 25, 2013, 6:51 AM / in News, People

  [peckplayer id=”1″ sound=”http://thejacksonpress.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/01-Christmas-Day.mp3″] SIR ISAAC NEWTON (1642-1727) He became the most influential scientist of all time for formulating the three basic laws of motion and the law of universal gravitation. JIMMY BUFFETT 67 Singer-songwriter known for his songs about “island escapism,” including his hit “Margaritaville.” HUMPHREY BOGART (1899-1957) Classic actor who played Rick Blaine in Casablanca and Sam Spade […]

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Happy Birthday December 24th

Happy Birthday December 24th

on December 24, 2013, 7:22 AM / in People

RYAN SEACREST 39 He became known as the host of TV’s American Idol and KIIS-FM’s On Air with Ryan Seacrest. RICKY MARTIN 42 After launching his solo career in 1991, he gained widespread success for his debut album, Ricky Martin, and the hit song, “Livin’ La Vida Loca.” AVA GARDNER (1922-1990) Actress who appeared in the film adaptation of Hemingway’s […]

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Happy Birthday, December 23rd

Happy Birthday, December 23rd

on December 23, 2013, 7:36 AM / in People

[peckplayer id=”1″ sound=”http://thejacksonpress.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/11-Like-Someone-in-Love-Chet-Baker.mp3|http://thejacksonpress.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/06-Time-After-Time-Chet-Baker.mp3|http://thejacksonpress.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/01-My-Funny-Valentine-Chet-Baker.mp3″] HOLLY MADISON 34 Model and television personality who became widely known after starring on the reality TV show, The Girls Next Door, as well as her own spin-off, Holly’s World on E! SUSAN LUCCI 67 A 1999 Emmy winner for the role of Erica Kane on All My Children. JIM HARBAUGH 50 Football coach and former quarterback […]

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Happy Birthday December 22nd

Happy Birthday December 22nd

on December 22, 2013, 7:28 AM / in People

JORDIN SPARKS 24 She became famous at age seventeen, when she won season 6 of American Idol and released her self-titled debut album, which went platinum. RALPH FIENNES 51 He portrayed the menacing role of Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter films. LADY BIRD JOHNSON (1912-2007) Lyndon Johnson’s First Lady, who was a lifelong advocate for the beautification of the […]

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Happy Birthday December 20th

Happy Birthday December 20th

on December 20, 2013, 8:59 AM / in History, People

DAVID WRIGHT 31 All Star MLB third baseman who represented the New York Mets in 5 straight All Star games from 2006 to 2010. PETER CRISS 68 Drummer for the glam rock group KISS and was nicknamed The Catman because of his performance makeup. DAVID COOK 31 Pop singer who won Fox TV’s American Idol competition in 2008. DICK WOLF […]

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Happy Birthday December 18th

Happy Birthday December 18th

on December 18, 2013, 7:43 AM / in People

BRAD PITT 50 Golden Globe-winning actor, producer, and icon who won 5 Best Actor awards for Moneyball in 2011. CHRISTINA AGUILERA 33 She gained recognition for her first hit, “Genie in a Bottle” which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and became one of the top-selling songs in history. STEVEN SPIELBERG 67 Cross-genre director, and screenwriter known for producing […]

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A holiday video from the families of St. Jude

on December 17, 2013, 8:10 PM / in Announcements, People

For all you do to help the kids and families of St. Jude, we wanted to share a special holiday video with you — “Beautiful Baby,” sung by St Jude friend Darius Rucker, from Sandra Boynton’s Frog Trouble book and album. Our patients and families wish you the happiest of holidays.

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Happy Birthday, December 15th

Happy Birthday, December 15th

on December 15, 2013, 7:56 AM / in People

TIM CONWAY 80 Comedian known for starring on The Carol Burnett Show. DON JOHNSON 64 Actor best known for starring in the television series, Miami Vice and Nash Bridges. MICHELLE DOCKERY 32 Played the role of Lady Mary Crawley in the series, Downton Abbey and Princess Myagkaya in the 2012 award-winning film, Anna Karenina. DAVE CLARK 71Drummer in the British […]

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Happy Birthday December 14th

Happy Birthday December 14th

on December 14, 2013, 6:34 AM / in History, People

RONNIE MORAN – 60 Turns 60 today and lives in McEwen, Tennessee LINDA HOPKINS 89 Starred in Broadway productions of Purlie, Me and Bessie, and Inner City, the latter earning her a Tony award and a Drama Desk award. JOHN VITALE – 57 Owner and Doctor at Vitale Clinic PATTY SCHNYDER 35Swiss professional tennis player who achieved six Grand Slam singles […]

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Harry Rosenthal, AP reporter, dies at 86

Harry Rosenthal, AP reporter, dies at 86

on December 13, 2013, 9:02 AM / in National News, News, People

By RONALD POWERS and CALVIN WOODWARD / AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Harry F. Rosenthal, an Associated Press writer who covered America’s golden age of space exploration, presidents back to Harry Truman and whatever caught his impish eye in the stuffy halls of power, has died. He was 86. He died Thursday at home in Kansas City, Mo., his daughter, Lesli […]

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Happy Birthday, December 13th

Happy Birthday, December 13th

on December 13, 2013, 8:37 AM / in History, People

TAYLOR SWIFT 24 Country singer and songwriter who won the CMA Horizon award at the age of seventeen and released her fourth album, Red, in 2012. JAMIE FOXX 46 Oscar-winning Star of Ray who gained recognition for his role In Living Color, and also starred in Django Unchained. DICK VAN DYKE 88 Star of The Dick Van Dyke Show and […]

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Fox News atheist Democrat: I met Jesus

Fox News atheist Democrat: I met Jesus

on December 11, 2013, 5:05 AM / in National News, News, People

By Joe Kovacs WND Original Article She’s the intelligent, gorgeous, Democratic commentator at Fox News who has been an atheist for much of her life until she says she had a personal encounter with Jesus. It was in 2006 during an overseas trip that Kirsten Powers says, “I woke up in what felt like a strange cross between a dream […]

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Time To Levitate

on November 26, 2013, 9:06 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People

Thanks to Dr. Burrus for sending this one

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Quote for Today November 23

Quote for Today November 23

on November 23, 2013, 9:21 AM / in People

Sam Levenson often describes the funny and warm incidents of growing up in a family that was hard pressed for a decent income. He explains it by saying: “We didn’t know we were poor.”

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