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AFI Is Finally Honoring Julie Andrews, Which Music Film Luminaries Should Be Next?

Andrews has had a unique recording career. Two of her film soundtracks reached No. 1 on…

Kennedy Center Honors: The Top 10 Contenders For This Year’s Recipients In Order

Golden Derby Kennedy Center Honors: Top 10 greatest entertainers who still need to be selected By…

BetteBack October 22, 1975: Liza Disses Bette!

New York Post October 22, 1975 I guess you know there’s a card-carrying, triple-A feud going…

The Power Trio Of Divas – Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler, and Debbie Reynolds – Backstage at Bette’s 2013 Broadway smash, “I’ll Eat You Last”

The Power Trio Of Divas – Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler, and Debbie Reynolds – Backstage at…

Kennedy Center Honors: Our top 50 recommendations who need to be chosen include Dick Van Dyke, Liza Minnelli, Jessica Lange, Bette Midler

Mister D: Ok, I admit that I’m prejudiced, but this list could be whittled down in…

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…

Bette Midler, Liza Minnelli, and Debbie Reynolds backstage at I’ll Eat You Last

Bette Midler, Liza Minnelli, and Debbie Reynolds backstage at I’ll Eat You Last

On Being Compared To Barbra And Liza:

On Being Compared To Barbra And Liza: “IT’S FABULOUS for me to be compared with Streisand…

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 September 4, 1974: Bette Midler Makes Number One On Worst Dressed List

Appleton Post Crescent September 4, 1974 Singer Bette Midler is No. 1 on Mr. Blackwell‘s list…

BetteBack April 26, 1974: What Other Award Did Bette Midler Win On Tony Night?

Defiance Crescent News April 26, 1974 Because all of us guests in black tie at the…

BetteBack April 12, 1974: Tony’s Establish A New Awards Category For Miss M

Star News April 12, 1974 The Tony Awards people have been out of touch with the…

BetteBack May 23, 1974: Young Stars Don’t Want To Do Television

South Mississippi Sun May 23, 1974 Jackie Gleason was drawing laughs from stage – hands and…

BetteBack April 21, 1974: Bette Midler To Receive A Special Tony Award

Bakersfield Californian April 21, 1974 “A Moon for the Misbegotten,” “Candide.” Peter Cook and Dudley Moore,…

BetteBack April 14, 1974: Rock stars easily refuse big Las Vegas offers

Salina Journal April 14, 1974 Alice Cooper dropped in to see Liza Minnelli perform at the…

BetteBack December 10, 1973: Bette Midler Worried About First Night Stiffs At The Palace

Middlesboro Daily News December 10, 1973 New York –Bette Midler‘ll haul down about $,100,000 for three…

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 December 1, 1973: What Stars Are Up For Playing Janis Joplin’s Life?

Dunkirk Evening Observer December 1, 1973 Q: Who will play Janis Joplin in the movie of…

BetteBack October 17, 1973: Bette Midler has two, three, four or more masks

Madison Capital Times October 17, 1973 You have never seen anything like Bette Midler. She was…

BetteBack August 28, 1973: What Is Bette Midler Doing Now?

Daily Journal August 28, 1973 Q: Where’s that divine Bette Midler these days? I saw her…

BetteBack January 27, 1974: Celebrities Sing Bette’s Praises

Lincoln Evening Journal January 27, 1974 Success story: The popularity of Bette Midler, considered the “singing…

BetteBack December 18, 1973: Bette Midler At The Palace

Mattoon Journal Gazette December 18, 1973 Bette Midler’ll haul down about $300,000 for three weeks of…

BetteBack September 12, 1973: Bette Midler on a New Tack

Los Angeles Times September 12, 1973 Pardon me, I know you’re probably in a rush this…

BetteBack September 13, 1972: Bette Midler’s Star Rises Fast

Oakland Tribune September 13, 1972 Bette Midler may be the fastest-rising star to emerge this year.…

Kennedy Center Honors Announcement Coming

Showbiz 411 Kennedy Center Honors Announcement Coming– The Eagles Are In, Dick Van Dyke, Doris Day…

BetteBack March 19, 1996: Who Will Play Mame In The TV Adaption

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago March 19, 1996 Jerry Herman is determined to see his classic, “…

Bette Midler – New York, New York – Diva Las Vegas -1997

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Barbra Streisand: Roles She Missed That Other Actresses Made Famous

NewsMax Barbra Streisand: Roles She Missed That Other Actresses Made Famous By Shannon Jones | Friday,…

BetteBack March 26, 1992: Four women have won Best Actress for musicals. Who are they?

Kokomo Tribune March 26, 1992 BETTE MIDLER is nominated for “For the Boys.” Four women have…

BetteBack September 21, 1990: A Fan Wants To Know The Basics Of Bette Midler

Kokomo Tribune September 21, 1990 I am an admirer ofBette Midler and especially loved her role…

Darlenne Love’s Upcoming Album Will Feature Bette Midler Duet

Mister D: Just found out this will be the same song that’s on Bette’s album! Longtime…

Does Bette Really Know She’s Our Hero

Huffington Post David Toussaint Author, ‘DJ: The Dog Who Rescued Me’ Does Bette Midler Know That…

Sharon Wheatley Plays Bette-Inspired Set At 54Below May 15

Sharon Wheatley on Bette Midler’s Influence, Her Divine 54 Show and Stealing Composers from Liza By…

BetteBack February 20, 1979: Liza Loses Out to Bette in Lead

Blytheville Courier News February 20, 1979 It’s going to be Bette Midler as star of Allan…

BetteBack December 26, 1977: Bette Midler’s Roxy show year’s best pop concert

Los Angeles Times Bette Midler‘s Roxy show year’s best pop concert By ROBERT HILBURN December 26,…

BetteBack 1976: Hasty Pudding To Honor Bette Midler “Woman Of The Year” Feb. 17 1976

North Adams Transcript Hasty Pudding Picks Miss Midler February 6, 1976 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) ~ Singer…

BetteBack: Who Will Play The Life Of Janis Joplin? 3 Choices ~ December 1, 1973

Dunkirk Evening Observer The Gossip Column By Robin Adams Sloane December 1, 1973 Q: Who will…

The Music Man ~ Marvin Hamlisch

The Telegram The Marvin Hamlisch funeral — something for everyone for the man who couldn’t say…

Bette Midler, Other Celebrities, Politicians, Attend The Funeral Of Marvin Hamlisch (Thanks Nicola!)

Liza Minnelli lead mourners at ‘people’s composer’ Marvin Hamlisch‘s funeral By DAILY MAIL REPORTER PUBLISHED: 14:58…

BetteBack May 27, 1993: Midler’s New Show – “Experience the Divine”

Daily Herald Liz Smith May 27, 1993 Bette Midler las broken every existing record at Radio…

BetteBack April 11, 1992: There’s Only One Mama Rose Girls!!!

Los Angeles Times Scoop By Liz Smith April 11, 1992 FLASH! Rights were closed last Friday…

Audio: Bette Midler To Guest On “Song Travels with Michael Feinstein,” A New NPR Radio Series

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BetteBack – Friday, January 12, 1990: Fashion critic Mr. Blackwell saves special barbs for Bette and Barbara

THE INTELLIGENCER/RECORD Fashion critic Mr. Blackwell lists his picks for 1989 Friday, January 12, 1990 LOS…

Music Stars Who Became Movie Stars

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

A Diva DVD Christmas: Which One’s The Best?

Metro Weekly A Diva DVD Christmas Chances are your favorite diva has got a concert DVD…

BetteBack: “The Rose” Bloody Well Blooms In London

Every so often, along comes a flamboyant performance bY an actor new to the screen which…

Could Bette Midler Be A Season 3 ‘Drop Dead Diva?’

ZAP2IT FIRST ON THE SCENE: SUMMER PRESS TOUR 2010 ‘Drop Dead Diva‘ working on Bette Midler…

Don’t Insult Gay Icons Like Bette Midler

Mediaite.com New York Times Insults Lady Gaga by Redefining “Gay Icon” by Michael Triplett | 5:56…