Daughter wins lottery after using dead mum's numbers - and accidently ripping up and binning the ticket
Kelly was celebrating when her mum's favourite song that was played at her funeral, Simply the Best, came on the radio A daughter has won the lottery after using dead mum's numbers and accidently ripping up and binning the ticket. Before the 65-year-old died, Kelly Firth, 44, bought her mum Carol's Lotto Hotpicks tickets every week.
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Popular on Variety At some point, every person who works in the music industry has to grapple with the fact that its not-all-that-distant past is rooted in racism and financial exploitation. Capitol Records is no exception. The 80 year-old label’s legacy of Black artists includes Nat King Cole, Tina Turner and George Clinton, but its roster has featured few others throughout its history, right up to the present.
Tina Tuner has revealed she was initially reluctant to tell her life story on stage. The 82-year-old eventually gave her blessing for the hit musical Tina, and has been moved by how the story has effected others. . 'I don't think I realised until after the show opened … just how much my story meant to so many people, how much it was needed as a source of inspiration,' she explained' she added.
The 1980s were a golden age for music, with the advent of new genres, music videos, and even the walkman. In fact, a 2021 survey by Ipsos found that 40% of Americans still thought the best music was that produced in the 1980s. The ‘80s pop scene featured iconic artists like Tina Turner and Diana Ross, as well as legendary bands like Queen and Blondie.
Serena Williams was hailed as the greatest tennis player of all time yesterday after she played what is likely to be her last professional game. The 40-year-old superstar, who announced plans to retire last month in an interview with Vogue, has won 23 grand slam singles titles, the most by any player in the modern era.
Serena Williams's tennis career likely ended tonight, in a three set defeat to Ajla Tomljanović, who is currently ranked no. 46 in the world. Tomljanović defeated Serena in a three hour battle, eventually winning 7-6, 6-7, 6-1. Williams announced earlier in August that this U.S. Open would be her goodbye to the sport—though there's always the possibility the superstar could un-retire.
What’s Love Got To Do With It? New Theatre Royal Lincoln, September 10. International sensation What’s Love Got To Do With It? is back with a brand new cast. The exciting live show celebrating the music of Tina Turner is back on the road with a huge tour across the UK.
Do you remember when Tina Turner played the Gliderdrome in 1968? If so, a multi-award winning TV production company wants to hear from you. By David Seymour Tuesday, 23rd August 2022, 2:32 pm Updated Tuesday, 23rd August 2022, 2:37 pm Wise Owl Films is making a one-hour documentary for BBC2 called When Tina Turner Came to Britain.It aims to celebrate the US singer’s long-standing relationship with the UK.
Caution is always advised when approaching a memoir whose very title — volume one — carries with it an implicit threat. Martyn Ware is one of music’s backroom talents, a gifted musician who has been in bands (the Human League, Heaven 17) and has produced for others (Tina Turner, Terence Trent D’Arby), but who can still walk down the street largely unrecognised and is never papped.
20 Black artists who deserve a documentary Music documentaries help tell an artist's story from their perspective. They showcase never-before-seen and behind-the-scenes footage that is not always displayed in a biopic. In a documentary, artists, friends, and family members are able to share first-hand accounts of a musician's life, accomplishments, and struggles.
England’s victorious women’s team have launched into some impromptu karaoke in Trafalgar Square. Rachel Daly took to the microphone to belt out Tina Turner’s River Deep Mountain High to thousands of cheering fans. Fans from across the country have gathered for today’s dedicated fan celebration in London.
Simply The Best! Tina Turner musical based on the life story of singer, 82, set to come to Sydney's Theatre Royal
The hit musical Tina, based on the life story of rock star Tina Turner, is set to hit the stage in Australia with a local cast and crew. Tina - The Tina Turner Musical will play at the Royal Theatre Sydney in 2023. UK producers have already held round one of auditions in Sydney for the demanding lead role, according to promoter Paul Dainty.
Martina Turner has shared her harrowing story, which saw her stabbed 29 times and left for dead by her partner A domestic abuse survivor has opened up about the shocking abuse she received from her partner, in an attempt to raise awareness of the issue. Martina (Tina) Turner was left for dead by her partner last year, after he repeatedly stabbed her.
A woman who was stabbed 29 times by her partner and left to die has described herself as "a survivor" not "a victim" as she encouraged others to seek help. Martina Turner - known as Tina - was locked inside her Gateshead home and left in a pool of blood after Steven Wood attacked her with several knives.
"I now have to live with the knowledge that the man I loved and tried to help, that I believed was a charming, empathetic and in his words 'a soulmate' could turn into a monster and attack me," Tina Turner said after surviving the attack.
Wakefield Hospice must strive each year to raise enough money to continue to provide its vital services.
A stigma remains around discussing end of life care. It’s not a comfortable conversation to have and, for many, it’s not a conversation they will have until they are seeing the impact of the care first-hand, be it for a loved one or experiencing the care directly themselves.
Pembrokeshire Pride is celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community this weekend. The three-day festival started on Thursday, July 14, with a show at Boulevard Showbar in Milford Haven from drag artist Miss Kitty. Cllr Joshua Beynon, who has been working with Pembrokeshire Pride to set the festival up, said the first night was a big success.
Duration: 01:00 4,084 people gathered in the Australian outback on July 7, to break the record for the world’s largest group ‘Nutbush.’ Nutbush is a type of line dancing inspired by Tina Turner’s 1973 song, ‘Nutbush City Limits.' Attempts to break the record for the largest group 'Nutbush' dance have become an annual tradition in Australia.
Some very keen Tina Turner fans have broken the record for the most people dancing along to the ‘Nutbush City Limits’ in outback Queensland. The Canberra Times reports that yesterday (Thursday, June 7), 4084 people gathered at Birdsville Big Red Bash music festival to salute the tune - one that’ll go down in the history books.