News

Today in entertainment history: May 15

Today in entertainment history: May 15

THIS DAY IN 1988:Michael Jackson made the top of the New York Times best-seller list with his autobiography, "Moonwalker." Photo: Associated Press

1963: “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” by Tony Bennett won the Grammy for Record of the Year. Robert GoulĂ© won the best new artist Grammy.

1974: Bassist Bill Wyman became the first Rolling Stone to have a solo album, with the release of “Monkey Grip.”

1988: Michael Jackson made the top of the New York Times best-seller list with his autobiography, “Moonwalker.”

1995: Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots was arrested after allegedly buying drugs in a motel parking lot near Pasadena, California.

Today’s Birthdays: Actress-singer Anna Maria Alberghetti is 78. Counterculture icon Wavy Gravy is 78. Singer Trini Lopez is 77. Singer Lenny Welch is 76. Actress-singer Lainie Kazan is 74. Actress Gunilla Hutton (“Petticoat Junction,” ”Hee Haw”) is 72. Country singer K.T. Oslin is 72. Musician Brian Eno is 66. Actor Nicholas Hammond (“The Sound of Music”) is 64. Actor Chazz Palminteri is 62. Musician Mike Oldfield is 61. Actor Lee Horsley is 59. Singer Prince Be of PM Dawn is 44. Actor David Charvet (shahr-VAY’) (“Melrose Place”) is 42. Actor Russell Hornsby (“Grimm”) is 40. Actor David Krumholtz (“Numb3rs”) is 36. Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler (“The Sopranos”) is 33. Guitarist Brad Shultz of Cage The Elephant is 32.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Hundreds Turn Out in Chatham to Talk Water

Chatham2

Complaints about water quality in Chatham pour in

in Local

Some Want Rail Crossing “Quiet Zones”

railroad

3rd Street corridor too noisy for some residents

in Local

Lincoln Library Receives Sizable Gift

lincoln library

Estate of local icon provides large gift to public library for upgrades

in Local

Topinka Honored, Remembered in Memorial Service

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2002 file photo, Illinois state Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka participates in a Republican campaign rally in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term for state comptroller in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Friends, family, and politicians bid their final farewell to Judy Baar Topinka.

in Local

Deliberations Begin in IDPH Grant Fraud Case

dingle

A federal jury has started deliberating on whether a Chicago businessman and his wife stole $3.4 million they received in Illinois state grant funds.