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‘Star Wars’ Turns 40

When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments:

Ringo Starr Announces 26th Beatles Album With New Backing Band

‘Moonbeam Sunday’ Slated For Release On June 16

LONDON—Excitedly informing fans that the iconic pop group was back with more original music, Ringo Starr announced Tuesday that on June 16 he would be releasing a 26th Beatles album titled ‘Moonbeam Sunday’ with an all-new backing band.
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Michael Jackson's Reputation For Punctuality In Ruins

The now-infamous Michael Jackson.

SANTA BARBARA, CA (Mar. 11)—Michael Jackson, the one-time "King Of Pop," had his well-established reputation for punctuality tarnished Friday when he arrived late to face charges that he touched a child inappropriately in 2003. "Prior to this, Michael Jackson had the world on a string," Rolling Stone contributing editor Touré said. "But after this flagrant disregard for other people's time, no one will want to work with him." Jackson's public image may have suffered the worst blow since he wore mismatched socks while dangling his baby from a balcony in Germany.

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