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The Killers paid tribute to late singer Andy Williams at the Fonda Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday. During their show, the band took a moment to play their own rendition of the crooner's famous “Moon River," a song they've previously played live. “Moon River” became Williams' signature song after a performance at the 1962 Academy Awards where the Henry Mancini-Johnny Mercer composition won Best Song. The song is performed by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Video: Andy Williams' 5 Most Iconic Songs Williams hosted an Emmy-winning show, The Andy Williams Show, and had 18
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Angie Dickinson has the credentials to read television's female law enforcers their rights, having been one of the earliest.
The veteran actress went from star of such movies as the original "Ocean's 11" and "The Killers" to home-screen staple in "Police Woman," NBC's "Police Story" spinoff that ran four seasons (1974-78). The show came at a time when women typically weren't drama-series leads ... and when told that other actresses cite her as someone who opened gates for them, Dickinson replies to Zap2it, "It's nice to be a standard bearer."
Ironically, she might not have been the performer who would become Sgt. Suzanne "Pepper" Anderson. "I happen to know that they wanted Karen Black for the 'Police Story' episode," Dickinson reports, "and as we were shooting that, they said, 'This could make a series.' They didn't have a separate series in mind at all when we started. »
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