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TEN CELEBRITIES WHO GOT MARRIED IN LAS VEGAS (AND HOW LONG IT LASTED)

Leaving And Living In Las Vegas TEN CELEBRITIES WHO GOT MARRIED IN LAS VEGAS (AND HOW…

10 of history’s best insults and replies

Liberals Unite Here are 10 of history’s best insults and replies. March 14, 2018 by Samuel…

The Oscar for best original song is a garbage category – Bette Midler Proves It In One Segment

The Washington Post The Oscar for best original song is a garbage category By Dan Zak…

The One That Got Away: Bette Midler Hosted “Seriously Sinatra” Feb 19, On Sirius XM Radio – More Info In Article

  Mister D: While I was away,sick, Bette Midler slipped out of her elegant loft to…

BetteBack March 3, 1975: Bette Midler Presents Stevie Wonder With Best Album Of The Year At The Grammy’s

Kingsport Times March 3, 1975 Stevie Wonder and Olivia Newton-John took ho.me most of the marbles…

On This Day In History: Bette Midler Was Johnny Carson’s Last Guest

Decider Today in TV History: Johnny Carson’s Last Guests Were Robin Williams and Bette Midler By…

Was Bette Midler Nervous About Making Her First Film, The Rose?:

Was Bette Midler Nervous About Making Her First Film, The Rose?: “Oh this isn’t my first…

BetteBack January 28, 2000: ‘Great’ Bette for a good time

The Boston Herald January 28, 2000 | Verniere, James “Isn’t She Great.” Rated R. At Copley…

BetteBack September 30, 1974: Bette Midler To Roast Johnny Carson At Charity Dinner

Anderson Herald Bulletin September 30, 1974 Anybody surprised that Bob Hope will be emcee at the…

BetteBack January 28, 2000: Isn’t She Great? No. Grating? Yes.

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL) January 28, 2000 | Gire, Dann “Isn’t She Great” Written by…

BetteBack January 20, 2000: Music To Die For…

Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland) January 20, 2000 | Houston, Simon A TOP funeral firm are urging…

BetteBack December 7, 1973: Bette Midler – the biggest grosser in the history of the Palace

Madison Wisconsin State December 7, 1973 NEW YORK – Bette Midler will haul down about $300,000…

BetteBack August 16, 1973: Bette Midler Sings The Theme In Sondheim Movie

Albuquerque Journal August 16, 1973 STEPHEN Sondheim, Broadway.s musical comedy wunderkind “Follies,” “A Little Night Music“)…

Bette Midler On Life And Aging:

Bette Midler On Life And Aging: “The teenagers think that life is over when a person…

BetteBack September 1998: Bathhouse Betty Review

All Music September 1998 This 12-song album tries to be all things to all Bette Midler…

The Top 10: Narcissistic, Self-congratulatory, Humblebraggy, Sick-making Ballads

Independent The Top 10: Narcissistic, Self-congratulatory, Humblebraggy, Sick-making Ballads By John Rentoul December 10, 2016 For…

Bette Midler Compares Blake Shelton To John Wayne

Boston Globe Bette Midler Compares Blake Shelton To John Wayne OCTOBER 29, 2016 Bette Midler certainly…

BetteBack May 18, 1997: Spoken 10 Years Ago From 1997

Cumberland Sunday Times May 18, 1997 Spoken IO years ago: “ I’m completely confused and befuddled.”…

Bette Midler On Clams:

Bette Midler On Clams: “My big question is whether the lack of friction that usually existed…

Bette Midler Performs At Nile Rodger’s FOLD Festival (Thanks Christy Labonte!)

Bette Midler performed last night at Forest Hills Stadium for Niles Rodger’s annual FOLD Festival. Christy…

BetteBack April 4, 1997: THE DIVINE MISS M AT MIDLIFE

New York Daily News THE DIVINE MISS M AT MIDLIFE Byline: Bob Strauss April 4, 1997…

Bette Midler On Gypsy:

Bette Midler On Gypsy: “Show tunes are such a peculiar thing in American life because most…

BetteBack Friday, April 4, 1997: Manic Midler Makes `Old Feeling’ Sing

San Fran Chronicle Friday, April 4, 1997 In “That Old Feeling,” Bette Midler ostensibly plays a…

BetteBack January 23, 1997: Tom Shales – Diva Las Vegas

Washington Post January 23, 1997 WASHINGTON — A dazzling tour de force of monumental proportions! And…

Miss M’s Cultural Corner: They’re Playing Our Song: A Memoir By Carole Bayer Sager (Oct. 18th)

They’re Playing Our Song: A Memoir Hardcover – October 18, 2016 by Carole Bayer Sager (Author)…

Maybe it sounds like sour grapes … but I turn the television on and, for the most part, so much of it is garbage…

“Maybe it sounds like sour grapes … but I turn the television on and, for the…

BetteBack January 8, 1995: Older Bands, High Ticket Prices Mark Record Year for Concerts

Chicago Sun-Times January 8, 1995 | ADAM SANDLER HOLLYWOOD Jurassic rockers and gold cards mixed to…

BetteBack June 25, 1994: The Best Of Arsenio Hall From Liz Smith

Indiana Gazette June 25, 1994 I must say the producers of Arsenic Hall’s late and very…

BetteBack January 31, 1994: “Baby Jane of Hollywood” Collects Earthquake Ruins Of The Stars

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago January 31, 1994 If there’s one thing Californians know, it’s that you…

BetteBack February 13, 1994: Why Does Music Cost So Much?

Sandusky Sunday Register February 13, 1994 Sure, a new compact disc runs $15-$16 and the trusty…

BetteBack December 5, 1993: Top 10 Concerts This Week

Lethbridge Herald December 5, 1993 TOP CONCERT GROSSES 1. Michael Jackson, 812,543,400, Mexico City, five days…

BetteBack September 25, 1993: Bette Midler Sings “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” For Jules Styne At ETD

Indiana Gazette September 25, 1993 Bette Midler has been killing them nightly with her rendition of…

On The State Of Culture In America:

On The State Of Culture In America: “I’m a true professional. All they (music fans) ever…

Oscar Predictions: Lady Gaga – “She’s Becoming Bette Midler…”

Inside The Magic Oscar Predictions: “Star Wars” should dominate the sound categories IN DISNEY, ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES,…

Bette Midler Stars In New Marc Jacobs Campaign & Here’s Why

Bustle Bette Midler Stars In New Marc Jacobs Campaign & You Need To See The Epic…

Divine compilation from Bette Midler – A Gift Of Love Review

Inquirer.net Divine compilation from Bette Midler By: Rito P. Asilo Philippine Daily Inquirer January 9th, 2016…

Top 25 Richest Female Musicians (Part 1 & 2) Part 3 Coming Soon!

Top 25 Richest Female Musicians PPCorn.com December 28, 2015 Female musicians have been having a moment…

‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’: An Ode to Seasonal Melancholy

Welcome to The 12 Days of Christmas Songs: an attempt to uncover the forgotten history of…

James Swingos, owner of former Cleveland hot spot Swingos Celebrity Motor Lodge dies at age 73 (For The Hardcore Fans!)

Cleveland.com James Swingos, owner of former Cleveland hot spot Swingos Celebrity Inn, dies at age 73…

Melissa Manchester returns with new jazz album

News Press Now Melissa Manchester returns with new jazz album Posted: Thursday, June 11, 2015 11:55…

Bette Midler Talks About Her Second Album, ‘Bette Midler’

  From Bette Midler This was my second album. I remember how everyone told me about…

20 Great (and a Couple of Not-So-Great) Moments in Singer-Actor History

Billboard Magazine 20 Great (and a Couple of Not-So-Great) Moments in Singer-Actor History — From Frank…

New Interview With Former Harlette, Melissa Manchester

THE GOPRIDE.COM INTERVIEW Melissa Manchester Loving the life: an interview with Melissa Manchester by Gregg Shapiro…

Pop vets draw inspiration from the past this fall

Pop vets draw inspiration from the past this fall Elysa Gardner, USA TODAY 5:01 p.m. EDT…

Dirt Dishers Dish Dirt (Bette Midler Mention)

Mister D: There’s a small Bette mention in this article, but I just found this all…

BetteBack December 25, 1981: Grab bag of gifts for certain celebrities

Santa Fe New Mexican December 25, 1981 HOLLYWOOD — Happy holidays to you a!!. And for…

BetteBack January 14, 1981: “The Rose” Receives Grammy Nods

Twin Falls Times News January 14, 1981 -•NEW YORK (UPI) – Singer composer Christopher Cross, the…

Bette & Billy Crystal at Don Rickles, Lifetime Achievement Award for Comedy June 26th

Bette & Billy Crystal at Don Rickles, Lifetime Achievement Award for Comedy Photo Credit David Alan…

BetteBack September 17, 1978: Did Bette Midler Make Any Movies Before The Rose?

Salina Journal September 17, 1978 Q: I understand Bette Midler has just made a movie called…

BetteBack November 14, 1977: Bette Titles Her TV Special

Grand Prairie Daily News November 14, 1977 First Frank Sinatra billed himself as Ole Blue Eyes…

’21’ Club’s Own Fashion Police ~ It’s A Hard Job, But…

PaperMag Chatting With Shaker Naini, ’21’ Club’s Fashion Policeman By Julie Besonen October 19, 2012 Keeping…

Pop Music Being Played At More Funerals Than Hymns

The Guardian Pop music replaces hymns at two-thirds of funerals, Co-op survey finds Frank Sinatra’s My…

The Happy Birthday Bette Midler Fundraiser 2012 ~ Bootleg Betty

Dear Betteheads: Okay, this is how it goes down.  We’re gonna try to go old school…

BetteBack 1974: Bette Midler And Ahmet Ertegun Attend Frank Sinatra’s Comeback Concert

Time People Apr. 22, 1974 It was an oldsters’ Woodstock. Some 2,800 mostly middle-aged fans roared…

London Gives Props To Bette Midler And NYRP

The Australian In the Big Apple, money grows on trees BY: WILL PAVIA From: The Times…

The Mirror Lists The Best Multi-Tasking Singers-Turned-Thespians

The Mirror From Cliff Richard to Meat Loaf: The best multi-tasking singers-turned-thespians The Mirror lists 20…

Songwriter Hal David Dies Of Stroke At Age 91

Global Post Hal David, “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” co-author, dies at 91 Hal David,…

Nora Ephron’s Memorial Service: A Star-Studded Affair

Entertainment News Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep Attend Nora Ephron Memorial Service by Josh Grossberg…

BetteBack January 6, 1993: Bette Midler To Perform At One Of Clinton’s Inaugural Balls

The Washington Post Inaugural committee names performers for the big day By JACQUELINE TRESCOTT January 6,…

Music Stars Who Became Movie Stars

The Daily Herald 5 music stars who became movie stars January 15, 2012 LOS ANGELES —…

Memorable moments at the Globes Variety Golden Globes Update By CHAD GERVICH Ever since Frank Sinatra,…

Justin Timberlake Enters The Rare Pantheon of Singer Turned Movie Star

The Wall Street Journal Is Justin Timberlake Really a Movie Star? JULY 24, 2011, 10:30 AM…

Top hotels for celebrity spotting in Sydney

The West Australian Sydney’s top hotels for celebrity spotting Leah McLennan, AAP June 1, 2011, 3:04…

BetteBack: Midler Transitions To Movies

Wisconsin State Journal Energetic Midler moves to movies Thursday, July 6, 1978 HOLLYWOOD – That most…

Bye Bye WBMW’s: Australia’s Catholic church bans pop songs at funerals

Yahoo News Australia’s Catholic church bans pop songs at funerals September 10, 2010 MELBOURNE (Reuters Life!)…

Sexy at 65

Daily Mirror Sexy celebrities at 65: They’re our elders, betters..& belters By Adam Lee-Potter 27/06/2010 Sexy…

4 Days Left: “One of these day these “roots” are gonna walk all over me.”

Mister D: Oh Gawd! Here come the bad jokes referencing Nancy Sinatra! Everybody please DONATE before…

BetteBack: Divine Miss Maudlin Or Bette Noire

Divine Miss Maudlin; The New Serious Bette, Weeping the Country Article from:The Washington Post Article date:November…