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BetteBack U.S. Circuit Court of appeals has upheld a $400,000 award granted Bette Midler

New Castle News September 23, 1991 The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals has upheld a…

BetteBack May 30, 1991: Joan Rivers Waiting For Bette Midler To Retire

Cedar Rapids Gazette May 30, 1991 Joan Rivers, who’s been trying to snare a big-screen project…

BetteBack November 23, 1990: Midler album, ‘Some People’s Lives’ offers diversity

Medicine Hat News November 23, 1990 Bette Midler Some People’s Lives (Atlantic) Bette Midler may have…

BetteBack March 31, 1990: Rumor Has It That Bette Midler Will Bring ‘Legends’ To The Big Screen

Elyria Chronicle Telegram March 31, 1990 And rumor has it Disney Studios/Touchstone Pictures has optioned Kirkwood’s…

BetteBack February 8, 1990: ‘Stella’ Review – Midler Gives A Performance That Rivals Those Of ‘The Rose’ And ‘Beaches’

Anderson Herald Bulletin February 8, 1990 It’s 1989. Life isn’t the greatest for Stella, but It…

BetteBack February 1, 1990: Remake Of ‘Stella Dallas’ Addresses Problems Of Single Moms

Santa Fe New Mexican February 1, 1990 LOS ANGELES — “Oh, I can’t go on!” Bette…

BetteBack January 21, 1990: Bette Midler And Cher To Star In ‘Angry Housewives’ (This Would’ve Been A Hit!)

Galveston Daily News January 21, 1990 Evidently Cher isn’t the only one who has fantasized about…

BetteBack October 31, 1989: Bette Midler wins copyright case against advertising agency

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago October 31, 1989 LOS ANGELES — Entertainer Bette Midler should get $400,000…

BetteBack October 26, 1989: Bette Testifies In Ford Motor Co. Suit.

Syracuse Herald Journal October 26, 1989 Bette Midler testified in her $10 million lawsuit against Ford…

BetteBack July 24, 1989: Midler Wins Ruling To Sue Ford Motor Company

Syracuse Herald Journal July 24, 1989 While many singers have recorded the song “Do You Want…

How ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’ Captured the Terror of Love

The Atlantic How ‘When a Man Loves a Woman‘ Captured the Terror of Love The late…