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by cinemaniax7
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 265
Views: 77711

Re: 2020 Current Events Study Guide

The Chateau Marmont, hotel to the stars, is being turned into a private club, although least one restaurant on site will remain open to the public. Built in 1929 on Sunset Boulevard, the Chateau Marmont has long been known as a short- and long-term residence for celebrities old and new. The hotel ha...
by cinemaniax7
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 265
Views: 77711

Re: 2020 Current Events Study Guide

Sumner Redstone has died at the age of 97. Redstone was an attorney and media mogul who got his start in the entertainment industry with his father's movie theater chain, National Amusements. Over the next 70+ years, Redstone acquired such companies as Viacom, CBS, MTV, Paramount Pictures, Nickelode...
by cinemaniax7
Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 265
Views: 77711

Re: 2020 Current Events Study Guide

Joe Biden has named Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate for the 2020 election.
by cinemaniax7
Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Notable Coronavirus Deaths
Replies: 23
Views: 4530

Re: Notable Coronavirus Deaths

Trini Lopez, pop singer, guitarist, and actor in The Dirty Dozen, has died from COVID-19 at the age of 83. A new documentary about his life was screened for his approval just last week. Here's the Variety obit.
by cinemaniax7
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread
Replies: 166
Views: 38231

Re: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread

I tend not to consider such happenings as J!-worthy current events until a resolution has been reached, so that's why I'm posting this in the discussion thread: President Trump has signed an executive order to ban the popular social media app TikTok and the group chat app WeChat from operating in th...
by cinemaniax7
Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 265
Views: 77711

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Celebrated New York journalist Pete Hamill has died at the age of 85. During his 40-year career, Hamill served as an editor for both the Daily News and its archrival, the New York Post . He also wrote for The New Yorker, Esquire, Rolling Stone, New York magazine, and The Village Voice . Hamill publi...
by cinemaniax7
Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 265
Views: 77711

Re: 2020 Current Events Study Guide

US astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX’s new Crew Dragon craft, Endeavour , splashed down August 2 in the capsule in the Gulf of Mexico. It was the first splashdown by US astronauts in 45 years. In 1975, Americans splashed down at the c...
by cinemaniax7
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 265
Views: 77711

Re: 2020 Current Events Study Guide

British film director Alan Parker has died at the age of 76. Parker was a two-time Oscar nominee for directing 1978's Midnight Express and the 1988 racial drama Mississippi Burning . He was also known for directing such musical films as Fame, Evita, The Commitments, Bugsy Malone , and Pink Floyd: Th...
by cinemaniax7
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 265
Views: 77711

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Alan Menken becomes the 16th EGOT winner after picking up a trophy at the Daytime Emmy Awards for children's, lifestyle, and animated programs. Menken is best known for his work as composer and songwriter on such Disney films as The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Beauty and the Beast.
by cinemaniax7
Sun Jul 26, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 265
Views: 77711

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Screen legend Olivia de Havilland has passed away at the age of 104. De Havilland was one of the last remaining actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age. She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress, one for The Heiress (1949) and the other for To Each His Own (1946). She was also Oscar-nominated three ot...
by cinemaniax7
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 265
Views: 77711

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Character actor John Saxon has died of pneumonia at the age of 83. With an upcoming appearance in the 2021 movie After the Thunderstorm , Saxon's career will have spanned eight different decades. He made something of a specialty of playing various ethnicities on screen. He played a Middle Eastern ty...
by cinemaniax7
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Regis Philbin Has Passed Away
Replies: 26
Views: 1769

Re: Regis Philbin Has Passed Away

There's no truth to the rumor that Regis's tombstone will be inscribed with the words "Is that your final answer?"
by cinemaniax7
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: J! in the Media
Replies: 844
Views: 203121

Re: J! in the Media

Alex Trebek Outlines ‘Jeopardy!’ Production Changes for When Taping Resumes:

https://www.thewrap.com/alex-trebek-jeo ... g-resumes/
by cinemaniax7
Wed Jul 15, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 265
Views: 77711

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Joanna Cole, author of the Magic School Bus children’s book series, died Sunday at the age of 75. The cause of death was announced as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Cole created The Magic School Bus in 1986 with illustrator Bruce Degen. The series follows a class of schoolchildren taking science-rel...
by cinemaniax7
Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread
Replies: 166
Views: 38231

Re: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread

Add the 2021 Rose Parade to the list of annual events canceled due to COVID-19.
by cinemaniax7
Tue Jul 14, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Happy Birthday to J!Board
Replies: 17
Views: 941

Re: Happy Birthday to J!Board

StevenH wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:29 am
Happy birthday! And a continued thanks to everyone who keeps this place running.
Amen!
by cinemaniax7
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread
Replies: 166
Views: 38231

Re: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread

Grant Imahara, an electrical engineer and former host on the Discovery Channel show Mythbusters has died at the age of 49. From 2005 to 2014, Imahara was a part of the show's Build Team with Kari Byron and Tory Belleci. He was the go-to guy for making the robots and rigging the electronics needed fo...
by cinemaniax7
Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 265
Views: 77711

Re: 2020 Current Events Study Guide

The NFL’s Washington franchise is retiring the “Redskins” team name. The team has been called the Redskins since 1933 when its home was Boston. The team moved to Washington DC in 1937. The team is also expected to announce that it will keep the same burgundy and gold colors but will remove all Nativ...