An auction of costumes, memorabilia and other items owned by Zsa Zsa Gabor have sold for more than $900,000, including a $20K diamond-and-gold necklace with Gabor's catchphrase “dah-ling” and a $24K grand piano. The actress and socialite died in 2016 at the age of 99.
Australian actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr was featured in NBC’s ‘Timeless.’ Best known in her time as the world’s “most beautiful woman alive,” Lamarr starred alongside Clark Gable and helped develop an early technique for early ideas behind WiFi.
HBO has released a documentary on writer and filmmaker Arthur Miller. Narrated by his daughter Rebecca, ‘Arthur Miller: Writer,’ covers his full life chronologically, from struggles with the House Un-American Activities Committee to his five-year marriage to Marilyn Monroe.
Chandra Levy was an intern in Washington D.C. at the Federal Bureau of Prisons when she disappeared in May 2001. Her remains were discovered a year later. Levy’s murder garnered national media attention in part due to her relationship with married California Congressman Gary Condit. Her murder has never been solved.
Harper Lee’s estate is suing the Broadway producers of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ claiming Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation veers too far from her book. The chief issue: lawyer Atticus Finch is initially presented as an apologist for the racial status quo, at odds with his heroic image in the novel.
The movie ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ opens this weekend, an adaptation of the 1962 feminist science fiction book written by Madeleine L'Engle. The casting has been praised for its gender and racial diversity, featuring biracial actor Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey and Mindy Kaling.
A Richmond, Virginia commission convened by Mayor Levar Stoney “to best tell the real story" of the Confederate era has recommended removing a statue of Jefferson Davis. The monument of the Confederate president was unveiled in 1907 at a reunion of Confederate veterans.
Irene Morgan was a civil rights activist who, a decade prior to Rosa Parks' landmark case, won her own U.S. Supreme Court Case in 'Irene Morgan v. Commonwealth of Virginia,' which declared interstate transport racial segregation to be unconstitutional.