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Who was born on this day
  1. Howard Shore (71)
    In 1946, Howard Shore was born on this date in Toronto, Ontario, Canada More...
  2. Chuck Lorre (65)
    In 1952, Chuck Lorre was born on this date in Bethpage, Long Island, New York, USA More...
  3. Zac Efron (30)
    In 1987, Zac Efron was born on this date in San Luis Obispo, California, USA More...
  4. Andrea Del Boca (52)
    In 1965, Andrea Del Boca was born on this date in Buenos Aires, Argentina More...
  5. Bob Weinstein (63)
    In 1954, Bob Weinstein was born on this date in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA More...
  6. Marco Delgado (45)
    In 1972, Marco Delgado was born on this date in Portugal More...
  7. José Wallenstein (58)
    In 1959, José Wallenstein was born on this date in Lisbon, Portugal More...
  8. Xun Zhou (43)
    In 1974, Xun Zhou was born on this date in Quzhou, Zhejiang, China More...
  9. Peter Boyle
    In 1935, Peter Boyle was born on this date in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA. More...
  10. George C. Scott
    In 1927, George C. Scott was born on this date in Wise, Virginia, USA. More...
Who died on this day
  1. David Victor
    In 1989, David Victor died on this date in Los Angeles, California, USA. More...
  2. Jin Xie
    In 2008, Jin Xie died on this date in Shangyu, Zhejiang Province, China. More...
  3. Nathan Levinson
    In 1952, Nathan Levinson died on this date in Toluca Lake, California, USA. More...
  4. Claudio Brook
    In 1995, Claudio Brook died on this date in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. More...
  5. Gwen Verdon
    In 2000, Gwen Verdon died on this date in Woodstock, Vermont, USA. More...
  6. Sidney Salkow
    In 2000, Sidney Salkow died on this date in Valley Village, California, USA. More...
  7. Franco Fabrizi
    In 1995, Franco Fabrizi died on this date in Cortemaggiore, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. More...
  8. Charles Lee
    In 1992, Charles Lee died on this date in Burbank, California, USA. More...
  9. Robert Caramico
    In 1997, Robert Caramico died on this date . More...
  10. Timothy Conigrave
    In 1994, Timothy Conigrave died on this date in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. More...
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  1. Weinstein Battles A Crisis Of His Own Making: Harassment AllegationsWed, 18 Oct 2017 07:45:00 -0400
    Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein actively worked behind the scenes to avoid scrutiny for years. The movie mogul blended charm and menace when dealing with the media. More...
  2. Harvey Weinstein Scandal May Prompt A Sea Change In HollywoodWed, 18 Oct 2017 05:00:00 -0400
    The fallout continues in the entertainment industry following sex abuse allegations against the movie mogul. People in Hollywood are asking how to change the climate for women in the industry. More...
  3. Anthony Bourdain Urges Americans To 'Value The Things We Eat'Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:16:26 -0400
    In an interview with NPR's Here & Now about his new documentary, Wasted! The Story of Food Waste, the chef drives home the size of the problem and the importance of changing our perspective. More...
  4. Taran Killam Says 'There Was Never Any Common Ground' When Trump Hosted 'SNL'Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:01:00 -0400
    In November 2015, candidate Donald Trump drew protesters to NBC's New York studio. Saturday Night Live alum Taran Killam says, "We could hear the protests during our table read." More...
  5. Exploring Legalities That May Have Enabled Harvey Weinstein's ActionsTue, 17 Oct 2017 05:01:00 -0400
    As the board of the Weinstein Company considers the sexual harassment allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein, David Greene consider the company's potential liability with lawyer Beverly Davis. More...
  6. Director Agnes Varda And French Artist JR Team Up In Road Picture 'Faces Places' Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:54:10 -0400
    The odd couple travels around France in the new documentary, photographing strangers and making murals out of their portraits. Critic David Edelstein calls it an "entirely down to earth" art film. More...
  7. Todd Haynes On 'Wonderstruck,' And Evolution Of Deaf Culture In The U.S.Sun, 15 Oct 2017 08:02:05 -0400
    In the movie Wonderstruck, children in different time periods embark on quests to find themselves. Director Todd Haynes explains the film's artistic choices and its significance to the deaf community. More...
  8. Author Says Gossip Helps Protect Women From Workplace PredatorsSun, 15 Oct 2017 08:02:04 -0400
    The revelations about Harvey Weinstein were explosive, but for many in Hollywood, they weren't a surprise. Buzzfeed's Helen Peterson compares rumors about the producer to oxygen in the industry's air. More...
  9. For Only 2nd Time, Motion Picture Academy Boots A Member: Harvey WeinsteinSun, 15 Oct 2017 08:02:04 -0400
    The move is tantamount to expulsion from Hollywood. It's the result of a stunning series of sexual harassment and assault accusations against the Oscar-laden movie producer. More...
  10. Actor Chadwick Boseman On His New Role As 'Marshall'Sat, 14 Oct 2017 19:12:03 -0400
    Chadwick Boseman has made a name for himself in Hollywood playing prominent African-American figures like Jackie Robinson and James Brown. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with the actor about his latest film,Marshall, which follows an early case in the career of eventual Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. LANGUAGE ADVISORY: At 6:30 into the piece, Boseman says he's been called a "nigger," a word some may find offensive. The word is not bleeped. More...