Posts Tagged ‘funeral’

Gary Moore (ex- Thin Lizzy) dies at age of 58 in Spain

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Rock guitarist and former Thin Lizzy star Gary Moore has died in Spain, British media reported on Sunday. The Belfast-born musician was 58.

According to the Irish Times website, Moore was found dead in his hotel room in Estepona early in the morning. A postmortem was due to be carried out in the nearby city of Malaga, the newspaper added.

A Foreign Office (Ministry) spokeswoman in London said: “We are aware (of Moore’s death), and we stand ready to provide consular assistance. We are very sorry for his family’s loss.”


Film producer Dino De Laurentiis died at age 91

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Dino De LaurentiisOscar-winning Italian film producer Dino De Laurentiis, who brought to the big screen nearly 500 films including “Serpico,” “Three Days of the Condor” and “King Kong,” has died in Los Angeles aged 91, Italian media has reported.

De Laurentiis produced several Italian classics in collaboration, including Federico Fellini’s “La Strada,” for which he won an Oscar in 1957.


Marlon Brando’s remains are hold hostage

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Marlon BrandoThere is a rumor that a war is raging over the remains of legendary Hollywood actor Marlon Brando — ashes that are allegedly being held hostage by a woman who used to date Marlon’s son.
The ashes are currently in the possession of a woman named Donna Lopez Geon — who was in a relationship with Marlon’s son Christian Brando … until Christian passed away in 2008.
After Christian’s death, Donna took possession of several items that belonged to Christian — including “a portion of the cremated remains of Marlon Brando.”


One year after Michael Jackson’s death

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Donone year after michael jackson's death‘t look for an album filled with artists covering his tunes, or a prime-time star-studded tribute blowout to mark the anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death.

Because it’s not happening.

Instead, there will be smaller tributes around the country, quite a few media-driven events and what is sure to be lots of fans remembering the King of Pop by playing his music and watching his videos.


$1 million dollars for Michael Jackson’s (private) funeral

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009
Michael Jackson's golden casket

Michael Jackson's golden casket

Michael Jackson’s private family funeral was fit for a king and had a price tag to match: roughly $1 million, according to court documents released Tuesday.

Although Jackson died in June and had a large public tribute at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in July, the private family funeral held Sept. 3 appeared to have been arranged with urgency.

Legal requests for payments filed with estate administrators by attorneys for Michael Jackson’s mother only three days before the scheduled burial noted that if payment was not received by the funeral home and the Glendale Police Department by Sept. 1, “the funeral will not proceed.”