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John Wayne ‘adorable’ on Rio Bravo set ‘So different on our

Back in 1959, John Wayne made a patriotic return to Westerns in Rio Bravo. Following John Ford’s The Searchers, Duke had made an effort to move away from the genre, however, the films he made afterwards weren’t particularly well received. Heading back to the Wild West with director Howard Hawks, Rio Bravo would be a […]

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Matthew Hoggard, Tim Bresnan and John Blain withdraw from ECB

Azeem Rafiq has said it’s “regrettable” former Yorkshire team-mates Matthew Hoggard and Tim Bresnan have withdrawn from the disciplinary process initiated after his allegations of racism and bullying. Ashes winners Hoggard and Bresnan were two of the individuals charged by the England and Wales Cricket Board last June in a disciplinary case examining allegations of […]

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Cowlitz County John Doe (2020) is Identified

Summary In February 2020, human skeletal remains were found by a longshoreman at the Weyerhaeuser dock in Longview, Washington. Detectives with the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Cowlitz County Coroner’s Office searched the area and found a nearly complete skeleton buried in thick blackberry bushes. The skeleton was collected, and the scene […]

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John Lennon thought two members of The Beatles were unnecessary

The Beatles were truly formed in 1962, after their manager, Brian Epstein, decided to fire the band’s first drummer Pete Best, before replacing him with Ringo Starr. After that, the Fab Four proceeded to take over the world with their music. But John Lennon felt as if two of the band members were not needed […]

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John Lennon and Paul McCartney Used Unreleased Parts From Other

The Beatles have plenty of hidden gems that were never released to the public. Some of the unreleased recordings include fragments of other songs that were edited out. While writing “The End,” John Lennon and Paul McCartney combined two Beatles songs to create a song that ended the band on a high note.  ‘The End’ […]

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John Burgoyne deserves to be remembered as far more than a

Painting showing the surrender of British General John Burgoyne at Saratoga (Image: Getty) He might have been known for his erotic verse, which amused his aristocratic friends. Perhaps he could have been famed for his 30 years as a Member of Parliament. Or as a military spy, gambler, and socialite. But no. When you lose […]

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Paul McCartney Said John Lennon Was Excited to Tell Him He Was

Paul McCartney claims John Lennon was excited to tell him he was leaving The Beatles for good. It was not a good time for the songwriting partners. John Lennon and Paul McCartney | Don Paulsen/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images How the bandmate’s songwriting partnership crumbled When Paul and John formed The Beatles, they also created a […]

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Furious John Wayne threatened to punch True Grit co-star Robert

True Grit was a godsend for John Wayne, who lobbied for the lead role of one-eyed US Marshal Rooster Cogburn after reading Charles Portis’ novel of the same name. Duke would go on to finally win the Best Actor Oscar for the part in 1969, but production was far from easy for him. Despite being […]

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John Wayne’s incredibly emotional moment on Chisum set

During filming on Chisum, John introduced Duke to patriotic poetry, which greatly moved Wayne who was a very vocal and proud American. Having not served in World War II but stayed in Hollywood to make movies, Duke always felt the guilt of this on his shoulders and went out of his way to promote and […]

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BION’s John Fitzgerald to Retire

Like this article? Support us by subscribing here. Your donation will help us continue to provide quality of life news and make local impact possible. By Dawn Klavon John Fitzgerald BION, inc. Founding Co-Partner and Director of Field Operations John Fitzgerald will retire Feb. 11, 2023. Fitzgerald has been a leader at the Manassas-based corporation […]