Malcolm Young, AC/DC co-founder and guitarist, dies at 64

Malcolm Young, AC/DC co-founder and guitarist, dies at 64

  Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as “Highway to Hell,” ”Hells Bells” and “Back in Black,” has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death Saturday on their official Facebook page and website. A representative for the band confirmed […]

David Cassidy of ‘Partridge Family’ is in critical condition

David Cassidy of ‘Partridge Family’ is in critical condition

David Cassidy, the wildly popular ’70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV’s “The Partridge Family,” is in critical condition with organ failure. Cassidy is being treated at a Fort Lauderdale, Florida area hospital, according to longtime publicist Jo-Ann Geffen. “He is conscious and surrounded by family and friends, nothing […]

Toy Hall of Fame adds Clue, Wiffle Ball, paper plane

Toy Hall of Fame adds Clue, Wiffle Ball, paper plane

  The Strong National Museum of Play announced the latest inductees into its Toy Hall of Fame: board game Clue, the Wiffle Ball and the paper airplane. The Rochester, N.Y., museum announced the game, ball and folded paper aircraft were chosen from a field of nominees that also included Magic 8 Ball, Matchbox Cars, My […]

New York’s Lincoln Center fountain dyed yellow

New York’s Lincoln Center fountain dyed yellow

  New York’s famous Lincoln Center fountain was shut down for cleaning after a prankster dyed the water a Gatorade-like electric yellow. Surprised onlookers posted photos and videos to social media after the fountain’s water mysteriously turned a bright shade of yellow about 1 p.m. Saturday. “Gatorade colored fountains today at Lincoln Center. Beautiful fall […]

John Hillerman, Higgins on ‘Magnum, P.I.’, dead at 84

John Hillerman, Higgins on ‘Magnum, P.I.’, dead at 84

  John Hillerman, best known for his portrayal of stuffy Brit Jonathan Higgins, the foil to Tom Selleck’s unconventional detective on Magnum P.I., has died at his home in Texas from natural causes his publicist, Lori De Waal, said.  He was 84. The stage-trained actor first made an impression as arrogant radio show detective Simon Brimmer on the […]

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