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May 29, 2006

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Pop Star Michael Jackson Visited A Tokyo Orphanage

May 29, 2006 06:40:44 GMT

The self-acclaimed King of Pop Michael Jackson made his first ever public appearance since being acquitted of sex-abuse charges last year Sunday May 28th, 2006 in Tokyo. Slated to accept MTV Japan's "Legend Award", the star was greeted by about 100 fans as he arrived in a black van.

Besides receiving the award, during the same event Jacko also paid a visit to a Tokyo orphanage, during which he told a group of 140 excited children "I love you" in Japanese.
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"The Wind" Shakes the Cannes Festival

May 29, 2006 05:12:25 GMT

Wind That Shakes the Barley, The picture
The Cannes festival held on Sunday May 28th 2006 saw the winning of Ken Loach's "The Wind That Shakes The Barley" because of which the British director nabbed the "Palme d'Or".

"We live in extraordinary times and that has made people political in a way they maybe weren't in the previous four, five, six years", Loach told reporters soon after receiving the award.
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George Strait Was Given An Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters

May 29, 2006 04:48:51 GMT

At least one more award that country music superstar George Strait adds to his pocket as he was given an honorary doctorate of humane letters by his alma mater, Texas State University, in a private ceremony Friday May 26th, 2006.

"Dr. Strait? I like the sound of that," Strait said that day. "I am so proud to be a graduate of Texas State University and appreciate so much that you did this for me."
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Brangelina Celebrating the Birth of Their Daughter

May 29, 2006 04:16:27 GMT

The long awaiting finally is paid off. The day has come when Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt welcomed their first daughter ever.

"The night of May 27, 2006 in Namibia, Africa, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt welcomed their daughter Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt," spokeswoman Cindy Guagenti said in a statement while emphasizing, "No further information is being given".
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"X-Men: The Last Stand" Ranked the 4th-Highest Film in Memorial Weekend

May 29, 2006 03:55:51 GMT

X-Men: The Last Stand picture
"X-Men: The Last Stand" hit hard the movie industry. The total ticket sales of the action drama fantasy flick which reaches $107 million in its first weekend of release consequently leads the movie to become the biggest Memorial Day Weekend of all time while at the same time ranked as the fourth-highest.

Meanwhile, hold the record as the No. 1 highest movie is still the 2002 film "Spider-Man" with $115 million, ahead of "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith" as the 2nd best with $108.4M, and "Shrek 2" which taking in $108M to be the 3rd.
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The Next & Final Harry Potter Book to be Released in 2007?

May 29, 2006 03:15:14 GMT

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire picture
Following the success of the highly anticipated "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", the next and final Harry Potter book is "likely" to be released in 2007. That's according to Bloomsbury publishing director Liz Calder.

Calder allegedly said at the British Council's Creative Future conference in India this week "One more 'Harry Potter' only but she (Rowling) said from the beginning that she would write seven. So she would not write another one after this. But Rowling would write other books for us".