Week of October 1, 2005
Three bombs explode at crowded restaurants in Jimbaran, Indonesia - killing at
least 25 and injuring about 100 persons.
President Bush nominates White House Counsel Harriet Miers to replace retiring
Supreme Court Justice Sandra day O’Connor. She’s described as an old friend
and political ally.
President Bush compares the war on terror to the struggle against communism,
saying Islamic extremists were determined to use Iraq as a staging ground to
topple moderate governments in the region.
President Bush says his plan to restructure social security, once his top second-
term domestic priority, needs an overhaul because he was not able to build
public support for it.
Al Qaeda has put job advertisements on the Internet asking supporters for help
putting together its web statements and video montages - that according to
Arabic newspaper Asharq al awsat.
The tour boat that sank Sunday, killing 20 passengers in Lake George, NY
should not have been carrying 48 people even though it was licensed to sail with
that number, so say investigators.
Boston wins 5-3 over the New York Yanks - so the AL East contest is tied with
two games left.
Music news -
Just released - “Hold Ya Head,” a
new song paring Notorius B.I.G and
Bob Marley. Both of course, are
Entertainment news -
Michael Eisner departs from Disney
after 21 years, giving up his board
seat earlier than expected.
Los Angeles police say they don’t
believe celebrity photographers
caused Lindsay Logan co crash her
Week of October 1, 2005
Mercedes-Beinz into a van in West Hollywood. The driver of the van was injured.
Passing - singer/actor Hamilton Camp (70).
Passing - Comedian Nipsey Russell (80).
Television news -
New on ABC “Hot Properties” - about three female realtors.
is scheduled to return this
week to Saturday Night Live. She was jeered
last October when a technical glitch made it
obvious she was lip-syncing I what was
advertised as a live performance. She said she
faked the singing to an acid reflux condition.
ABC Newsanchor Peter Jennings, who died of
lung cancer in august, left an estate valued at
more than $50 million, most of which was willed
to his fourth wife and to tow children from a
There’s a lawsuit against Dr. Phil McGraw
which claims he defrauded fans with an ill-fated
venture into a diet-supplement business. The
suit was filed by three disgruntled customers, but could expand. The suit centers
on the “Shape Up! Product line - multivitamins, shakes and bars.
At the movies -
… Corpse Bride
A Histor of Violence
Into the Blue
Just Like Heaven
The Exorcism Of Emily Rose
The Greatest Game Ever Played
The 40 Year-Old Virgin