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3 items from 2016


Oldest Female Bodybuilder Turns 80, Still Wakes Up at 2:30 a.m. to Train: 'It's My Joy'

27 June 2016 6:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Ernestine Shepherd loves to run, hitting the park at 2:30 a.m. for her daily ten miles. She also loves lifting weights, targeting a different body part each of the four days a week she works out. But more than anything, Shepherd - named Oldest Female Bodybuilder by the Guinness Book of World Records - loves to inspire others. "It's my joy, it's really a joy to me," she tells People. Shepherd celebrated her 80th birthday on June 16, but the nine-time bodybuilding competitor, author and coach isn't slowing down anytime soon. "Exercise keeps me happy and alive, so it's just another day, »

- Julie Mazziotta, @julietmazz

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Tom Jones’s 1950s: The Decade That Made Me review – how TB and rock’n’roll shaped the pop star

17 April 2016 11:19 PM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Gentle musical nostalgia from an entertaining and amusing guide. Plus Jim Carter’s love affair with Lonnie Donnegan and fun from Michael McIntyre

We are all about the 1950s today, and music, and Wales, among other places, and tuberculosis. Watching Tom Jones’s 1950s: The Decade That Made Me (BBC2, Saturday), I’m a bit confused about what they – the 1950s – were like. A grey, boring, grown-up world, says Sir Tom, at least until rock’n’roll came along. Grey, boring and flat, agrees Francis Beckett. Wrong, says Joan Bakewell, not grey and gloomy and depressing at all. There was no sex; there was sex … You can understand my confusion.

Maybe it was about who you were, where in Britain you were, where in the 50s you were. Tom – who wasn’t grey back then, or boring, or grown up – was in Treforest, Pontypridd, which being in a valley in »

- Sam Wollaston

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How Mlk Ad-Libbed the ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

18 January 2016 6:30 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Clarence Jones, who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. write the “I Have A Dream Speech,” told a Television Critics Association panel in 2013 how the most famous part of the speech came spontaneously. It was Aug. 28, 1963: King was speaking to hundreds of thousands at the Lincoln Memorial, and millions watching on TV, when suddenly singer Mahalia Jackson called out. Jones: Very few people know — most people do not know — that the speech that he gave was not the speech that he had intended to give. … As he was reading from the text of his »

- Tim Molloy

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