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FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on the headlines that went down in Hollywood history.

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‘Beverly Hillbillies’ star Donna Douglas dies

Veteran actress, and star of the classic TV show "The Beverly Hillbillies," Donna Douglas has died at the age of 81.

Hilaria Baldwin and Alec Baldwin attend the 17th Annual Super Saturday Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Benefit, presented by QVC, at Nova's Ark Project in Water Mill on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in New York.

Alec Baldwin rings in 2015 as expectant dad

Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria announce they are pregnant with their second child together.

Channing Tatum and Mark Schultz depart the screening of Foxcatcher at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 19, 2014.

‘Foxcatcher’ wrestler rants about Channing Tatum’s portrayal

Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz has taken aim at director Bennett Miller over Channing Tatum's portrayal of himself in the movie Foxcatcher.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt attends the "Don Jon" premiere on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in New York.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt marries robotics CEO

Joseph Gordon-Levitt will kick of 2015 as a newlywed after secretly marrying girlfriend Tasha McCauley.

A man walks by the poster for the film "The Interview" outside the Alamo Drafthouse theater in Littleton, Colorado December 23, 2014.

‘The Interview’ heads to pay-per-view

DISH Networks Inc will make "The Interview," the controversial Sony Pictures Entertainment film about the fictitious assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, available as a pay-per-view option starting on Jan 2.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 2

A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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‘Star Wars,’ ‘Fifty Shades’ among most anticipated films of 2015

"Jurassic Park" and the final installment of "The Hunger Games" also top the list of movies we can't wait to watch.

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Hangover ‘cure’ elusive but symptom relief fizzles and flows

There are drinks, tablets, and home-made remedies, but a quick hangover cure remains elusive.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 1

A walk down the memory lane of Hollywood.

In this image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Michael Keaton portrays Riggan in a scene from "Birdman."

COUNTDOWN: The best movies of 2014

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