Monthly Archives: August 2009

Paul McCartney Piedmont Park Concert in Atlanta

Baby you can drive my car, but not to Piedmont Park. Sir Paul McCartney is performing in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park today, as part of the its 20th anniversary. This will be McCartney’s first outdoor concert in over 40 years, and […]

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Character Actor John Quade Passes Away at 71

Actor John Quade died this past Sun Aug 9, apparently of natural of causes. The 71 year-old actor is probably best known for the villains he played in various Clint Eastwood films. He also made appearances in dozens of popular […]

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Michael Vick Signs With Philly Eagles

ESPN is reporting that the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles have signed Michael Vick to a two-year contract. The quarterback spent 18 months of his sentence for multiple charges related to a dogfighting ring. Vick, formerly of the Atlanta Falcons, hasn’t played […]

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Legendary Guitarist Les Paul Passes Away at 94

Even if you’ve never heard his music, you’ve likely heard music performed on guitars that carry musician Les Paul’s name. The legendary musician created the electric guitar known as the “Les Paul.” The Gibson Les Paul guitar and the the […]

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Veteran Writer/ Director/ Producer John Hughes Dies

Director/ Producer John Hughes died today of a heart attack during a morning walk. Hughes was probably best known for his “teen angst” movies (written, produced and/or directed), including Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Some Kind of Wonderful, Pretty in Pink, […]

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Model Naomi Sims Passes Away at 61

American model Naomi Sims has passed away of cancer at the age of 61. As the first African American to be on the cover of Ladies Home Journal (LHJ), some consider to also be the first African American supermodel. Her […]

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