Ten years ago Thursday – May 13, 2011 – Bridesmaids hit movie theaters and changed the way Hollywood looked at female-led comedies. Here are Five Fascinating Facts about Bridesmaids! 5. Bridesmaids was written by Kristen Wiig and her longtime friend, Annie Mumolo. They wrote it after Judd Apatow, who cast Wiig... Read More.
Eric Burdon, frontman of the famous blues-infused British Invasion band The Animals, celebrates his 80th birthday today. Burdon co-founded The Animals in 1963 in his hometown of Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K., with keyboardist Alan Price, guitarist Hilton Valentine, bassist Chas Chandler and drummer John Steele.... Read More.
IHOP is turning lemons into lemonade -- or, more accurately, milkshakes into charity money -- after video of an incognito Adam Sandler leaving one of its restaurants went viral. As previously reported, a hostess at a Long Island, New York IHOP didn't recognize the comedian, who left... Read More.
It's a weekend to celebrate for Carly Pearce, as the "I Hope You're Happy Now" hitmaker turns 31 on Saturday. Though she's on a high from winning two Academy of Country Music awards for Single and Music Event of the Year, the Kentucky native admits she's... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth is celebrating her 95th birthday Wednesday, her first birthday in more than 70 years without her husband Prince Philip by her side. Philip's death at the age of 99, and his funeral on Saturday, mark the end of an era for... Read More.
Game of Thrones is now a decade old. The fantasy epic, perhaps the definitive YV show of the 2010s, first premiered on HBO April 17, 2011, 10 years ago this Saturday. Based on the A Song of Ice and Fire book series written by George R.R. Martin, GoT told the story of... Read More.
BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Fifteen years ago, a New York University dropout shared a cryptic message online: "just setting up my twttr." Those five words from Jack Dorsey -- the first tweet ever -- are now being auctioned off, with... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Sunday's episode of The Simpsons marks its 700th, further cementing Matt Groening's animated creation as the the longest-running scripted series in TV history. The show was recently renewed for seasons 33 and 34, which would bring the total number of episodes to 757 by 2023. But could... Read More.
Thirty years ago today, R.E.M. emerged from the corner and into the spotlight. Out of Time, the seventh studio effort from Michael Stipe and company, was released March 12, 1991. The record launched the band from alternative darlings to one of the... Read More.
Metallica's iconic third album Master of Puppets turns 35 today. The follow-up to 1983's Kill 'Em All and 1984's Ride the Lightning was released March 3, 1986. It built and expanded on the thrash sound of its predecessors with songs including the... Read More.
By ASHLEY LOUSZKO, IGNACIO TORRES and ASHLEY RIEGLE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- On his 11th birthday last May, Juan Ramirez woke up to the police and fire departments of Passaic, New Jersey, outside his home. Soon after, the mayor would... Read More.