Russia’s biggest TV channel has a competition to find a woman to star in what it hopes will be the first feature film shot in space if Tom Cruise doesn’t get there first.
Partnering with Russian space agency Roscosmos, Channel One aims to find a leading lady for the movie – provisionally titled “Challenge” – which will begin filming at the International Space Station (ISS) in October 2021 according to Sky News.
Today in 1959 Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and “The Big Bopper” J. P. Richardson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa. It was later identified as “The Day the Music Died”, after singer-songwriter Don McLean referenced it in his 1971 song “American Pie.”
With couples spending an average of over $38,000 on their wedding and the industry bringing in $78 billion in revenue in 2019, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020’s Best Places to Get Married as well as accompanying videos.
Tulsa ranks as 2020’s 7th Best Place to tie the knot.
Thinking about Leon because this new book just came out: ‘Leon Russell In His Own Words’, edited by Steve Todoroff and John Wooley. Todoroff has been working on a Leon book for at least 30 years that I know. Todoroff ambitiously had some conscripts go through the union logs in L.A. to find how many recording sessions Leon played on; there are probably thousands.