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Who was born on this day
  1. Rita Moreno (86)
    In 1931, Rita Moreno was born on this date in Humacao, Puerto Rico More...
  2. Mo'Nique (50)
    In 1967, Mo'Nique was born on this date in Woodlawn, Maryland, USA More...
  3. Hailee Steinfeld (21)
    In 1996, Hailee Steinfeld was born on this date in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, USA More...
  4. Manoel de Oliveira
    In 1908, Manoel de Oliveira was born on this date in Oporto, Portugal. More...
  5. Terry Turner (70)
    In 1947, Terry Turner was born on this date in USA More...
  6. Alejandro Maci (56)
    In 1961, Alejandro Maci was born on this date More...
  7. Tomás Gutiérrez Alea
    In 1928, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea was born on this date in Havana, Cuba. More...
  8. Jean-Louis Trintignant (87)
    In 1930, Jean-Louis Trintignant was born on this date in Piolenc, Vaucluse, France More...
  9. Ignacio F. Rodó (31)
    In 1986, Ignacio F. Rodó was born on this date in Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain More...
  10. Marcelo Galvão (44)
    In 1973, Marcelo Galvão was born on this date in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil More...
Who died on this day
  1. Alan Bernard
    In 2011, Alan Bernard died on this date in Los Angeles, California, USA. More...
  2. Fred Sersen
    In 1962, Fred Sersen died on this date in Los Angeles, California, USA. More...
  3. Kay Rose
    In 2002, Kay Rose died on this date in Burbank, California, USA. More...
  4. David Lewis
    In 2000, David Lewis died on this date in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. More...
  5. Madeleine Blaustein
    In 2008, Madeleine Blaustein died on this date in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. More...
  6. Ann Petersen
    In 2003, Ann Petersen died on this date in Opwijk, Flanders, Belgium. More...
  7. Yuli Raizman
    In 1994, Yuli Raizman died on this date in Moscow, Russia. More...
  8. Arnold Perl
    In 1971, Arnold Perl died on this date . More...
  9. Matthew Rapf
    In 1991, Matthew Rapf died on this date in Los Angeles, California, USA. More...
  10. N. Richard Nash
    In 2000, N. Richard Nash died on this date in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. More...
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  1. Christopher Plummer Nominated For Golden Globe After Replacing Kevin SpaceyMon, 11 Dec 2017 16:38:00 -0500
    The 75th Golden Globe nominations were announced on Monday. Among the nominees is actor Christopher Plummer, for his role replacing Kevin Spacey in All the Money in the World, after Spacey faced allegations of sexual misconduct. More...
  2. The Worst Accents And Best Props From Movies In 2017Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:38:00 -0500
    It's the time of year when you start hearing superlative lists best of, worst of, least, most, etc. This week on All Things Considered you'll hear some "Highly Specific Superlatives." First up, a movie roundup including best prop trend, worst accent and best coats. More...
  3. 'Shape Of Water,' 'Big Little Lies' Snag Most Golden Globe NominationsMon, 11 Dec 2017 11:26:00 -0500
    Guillermo del Toro's Cold War fantasy The Shape Of Water snagged the most motion picture nominations, followed by The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. More...
  4. 75 Years Of The Golden Globe AwardsMon, 11 Dec 2017 11:06:30 -0500
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  5. Saudi Arabia Announces Opening Of Cinemas For First Time In 35 YearsMon, 11 Dec 2017 06:21:00 -0500
    The announcement is part of social and economic reforms undertaken by the kingdom's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. More...
  6. Movies You Missed: 'It's A Wonderful Life'Sat, 09 Dec 2017 07:56:26 -0500
    For the latest installment of our Movies You Missed series, two first-time viewers of It's a Wonderful Life admit wondering for a long time why it's regarded as a Christmas movie. More...
  7. 'I, Tonya' Offers A Sympathetic Second Act To A Disgraced Figure SkaterFri, 08 Dec 2017 20:13:55 -0500
    In January 1994, skater Nancy Kerrigan was struck on the leg with a police-style baton by a man linked to skating rival Tonya Harding. A new dark comedy reconsiders the case against Harding. More...
  8. Biopic About Figure Skater Tonya Harding ReviewedFri, 08 Dec 2017 17:22:34 -0500
    NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews I, Tonya. The film tells the story of Tonya Harding, whose controversial figure skating career was marked by her rivalry with her chief competitor Nancy Kerrigan. More...
  9. In 'I, Tonya,' Allison Janney Is An Olympic Mom Who Doesn't Play By The RulesFri, 08 Dec 2017 17:22:34 -0500
    In the new film, the actress plays Tonya Harding's mother, a complex role written specifically for her. "I had to understand what she wanted for her daughter," Janney says. "And the humanity in that." More...
  10. Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'The Disaster Artist' Is A Very James Franco ProductionFri, 08 Dec 2017 06:00:51 -0500
    James Franco's The Disaster Artist tells the story of the making of The Room, one of the most famous awful movies of all time. The panel sits down to talk about Franco's vision and his muse. More...