Bits and Pieces - October 30, 2014
October 30, 2014
Pope Francis says he believes in The Big Bang Theory. However, the pope says he's not sold on Two and a Half Men.
AMANDA BYNES will be having an extended stay at the Southern California facility where she's being treated. A judge has ordered Amanda to be confined for another 30 days based on doctor recommendations. Amanda's stay at the facility would've ended earlier this week had the judge not acted. The judge was reportedly told that Amanda would be a danger to herself if she were allowed to leave. There's no word yet on whether her parents plan to again seek a conservatorship.
What's being billed as the first comprehensive biography of BEYONCE will be released in the fall of 2015. The book by J. Randy Taraborrelli will "explore all facets of Beyonce's life" beginning with her childhood performances, her time with Destiny's Child, her solo career and her marriage to Jay Z. However, it's unauthorized as Beyonce is not participating.
If you're going trick-or-treating in the Northeast and upper Midwest you may want to wear a warm costume. Forecasters are saying that a blast of cold air and maybe some snow will hit the areas for Halloween. Meanwhile, in the Northwest something waterproof will be best as they're expecting heavy rain. For most everyone else, it should be dry and fairly mild.
Hockey legend Gordie Howe suffered a serious stroke on Sunday and has lost some function on one side of his body and has difficulty speaking. Howe is recovering at his daughter's house in Lubbock, Texas.
Daniel Rice was in a Muscatine, Iowa jail on numerous charges when he was taken to a local hospital for heart-related issues. Apparently the 21-year-old Daniel's heart was good enough to escape, despite being handcuffed to the bed and wearing only a hospital gown, which came off as he ran away. Sometime later, deputies in neighboring Illinois went to the Loud Thunder Forest Preserve to investigate a report from someone who said they were being chased by wild coyotes. Despite giving officers a false name, they recognized Daniel as a reported escapee, which was visibly confirmed by the pacemaker scar on his chest.
2012: Hurricane Sandy struck the U.S. East Coast causing power outages, flooding and billions of dollars in damages.
actor Richard Dreyfuss (The Goodbye Girl, Mr. Holland's Opus, Jaws) 67