French film legend Bridget Bardot has joined Catherine Deneuve in slamming the #MeToo movement as “hypocritical and ridiculous.” A supporter of Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right, anti-nationalist party, Bardot has been fined five times for inciting racial hatred with anti-Islamic comments.
Manuel Noriega was a military ruler who seized control of Panama as de facto dictator in the 1980s. Following a failed military coup, the United States invaded Panama on December 20, 1989, and Noriega surrendered to the U.S. on January 3, 1990. After decades in prison, the former military leader died in Panama City on May 29, 2017, due to complications from brain surgery. He was 83.
Frankie Valli is a U.S. vocalist known for his distinctive falsetto as lead singer of The Four Seasons, who had major hits like “Sherry,” “Working My Back to You” and “Who Loves You.” Valli is a successful solo artist as well with singles like “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You” and “Grease.”
Garry Marshall produced some of the most popular television shows in the 1970s, including The Odd Couple, Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley and Mork and Mindy. He also directed over 18 films including Pretty Woman (1990) and The Princess Diaries (2001).