Bits and Pieces - June 28, 2013
June 28, 2013
San Antonio Spurs player Tony Parker has announced that he's engaged. Unfortunately he had the engagement ring stolen from him by Dwayne Wade.
COURTENEY COX is dating her Cougar Town co-star BRIAN VAN HOLT. He plays her ex-husband on the show and there had been rumors about them having something going on for awhile now. A supposed insider tells Us Weekly that they've been going out for about six months and they were recently spotted acting like a couple during dinner in West Hollywood.
"ONE LIFE TO LIVE" and "ALL MY CHILDREN" are coming back to television for a limited run. The first 40 online episodes will air on OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, beginning July 15th.
- THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS underwent surgery last year for a curved bone in his arm, which was causing a painful pinched nerve in his left shoulder. Flowers now tells Q magazine that it was caused by picking up his kids for a cuddle.
- LADY GAGA tops this year's Forbes list of the Most Powerful Musicians. Despite her hip injury cutting her tour short, it still grossed over $168 million. BEYONCé and MADONNA were right behind.
- Country Music Hall of Fame member RALPH STANLEY has announced plans for his farewell tour. The tour kicks off October 18th and will wrap up in December 2014. Stanley won a Grammy for best male country vocal performance for his recording of "O Death" in the 2000 film O Brother, Where Art Thou?
- Good Morning America: Maggie Gyllenhaal; actress Toni Collette; singer Demi Lovato
- CBS This Morning: Actor Liev Schreiber
- Today: Businesswoman Cindy McCain; singer Natalie Cole
- Kelly & Michael: Sandra Bullock; Ginny Blackmore performs; guest co-host Erin Andrews
- The View: Actress Toni Collette
- The Talk: Guest co-host Marie Osmond; actress Garcelle Beauvais
- Ellen DeGeneres: Actor Matthew Fox; Ellie Goulding performs
The New York Yankees say first baseman Mark Teixeira will have surgery on his injured right wrist and will miss the rest of the season. Doctors say Teixeira should be ready by spring training next season.
San Diego's Jeff Olson encouraged anyone that would listen to close their accounts at big Wall Street banks and transfer their money to local nonprofit, community credit unions. Among Jeff's methods of communication was to write the names of anti-big bank websites on sidewalks in front of those big banks using children's chalk. The big banks apparently have a message for Jeff as he's been charged with 13 counts of vandalism and faces 13 years in jail and $13,000 in restitution fees.
1942: Ray-Ban sunglasses were introduced
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