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  1. GBTA Announces Award Winning Actor Kevin Bacon as Featured Speaker at GBTA Convention 2015Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | KXVO

    ... musical. A few of Bacon's many, many film credits include A Few Good Men , The River Wild , Murder in the First , Apollo 13 , Sleepers , Mystic River and Wild Things . Bacon currently stars in his first primetime television series for Fox called The ...

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  2. Oscar-winning producer shares his golden curiosityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    While Hollywood pitch rooms may reference Blake Snyder's " Save the Cat " for screenplay structure, producer Brian Grazer knows the real secret is to kill the cat - with curiosity. As co-founder of Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment, Grazer has lent his curious mind and golden touch to a string of acclaimed projects, amassing 43 Oscar nominations from "Apollo 13" to "A Beautiful Mind," and 133 Emmy nominations from "24" to "Arrested Development."

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  3. Could Andrew Weir's book 'The Martian' save NASA and our space future?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... program and in favor of human space exploration in general coinciding with the release of the Ron Howard film "Apollo 13." This process seems to have been buttressed by other films such as "Armageddon," "Deep Impact," and "Space Cowboys" in the ...

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  4. Tracy Reiner, other Stars from A League of Their Own Visit ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | NewsBlaze

    ... get to meet cult classic icon 'Betty Spaghetti,' aka Tracy Reiner, actress and producer appearing in the hit film "Apollo 13," and as seen in dozens of other major motion pictures and blockbusters including "classics as The Flamingo Kid," "When ...

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  5. Afraid to Panic: PW Talks with Benjamin JohncockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... Apollo missions, Moon Flight Atlas - not, I guess, a traditional bedtime story - but he would read the story of Apollo 13, and I was utterly captivated. But it wasn't the machines - the rockets, the spacecraft - it was the men. These men were in ...

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  6. San Francisco vs. Texas face-off: Where would you live?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... share of carnivores. And the House of Prime Rib is a prime destination for many of them. Texas: If it wasn't for Apollo 13, you wouldn't have "Houston, we have a problem" as a catchphrase. (Note, not exactly what Jim Lovell said.) San Francisco: If ...

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  7. Daily Briefing, April 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | SFGate

    LOA10:APOLLO 13:LOS ANGELES,16JUN95- Tom Hanks stars as astronaut Jim Lovell in the new film "Apollo 13" about the ill-fated lunar mission. The film directed by Ron Howard opens in the United States June 30. Lovell was the commander of the Apollo 13 mission.

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  8. 13 MORE Things That Saved Apollo 13, part 10: 'MacGyvering' with Everyday ItemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Universe Today

    To celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission, Universe Today is featuring "13 MORE Things That Saved Apollo 13," discussing different turning points of the mission with NASA engineer Jerry Woodfill. The night of the explosion on Apollo 13, engineers working in Mission Control and the back-up Mission Evolution Room assessed the situation.

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  9. Milken Conference: Brian Grazer, Bob Iger Talk 'Empire,' Meeting Eminem, Princess DianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... prisoner who spoke eloquently about survival. That meeting, Grazer said, was instrumental in shaping the 1995 film Apollo 13 . "She shifted my perspective," Grazer said. A meeting with Eminem started out very badly, Grazer told the attendees. "He ...

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  10. June 2015: Apollo 13's Jim Lovell in his own wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Astronomy

    ... into the history books as some of the most critical in NASA's Apollo program. And although Captain Jim Lovell of Apollo 13 relayed the information down to mission control with ease, what he was referring to was no small problem at all. The crew's ...

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  11. Alexei Leonov to speak in London on May 21Read the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Astronomy

    ... Sergei Zhukov tell their personal stories about the first space walk, the lunar landing, the heroic recovery of Apollo 13, the repair of the Hubble Space Telescope, and much more. Our discovery of the universe, our place within it, and the meaning ...

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  12. Hollywood producer reveals inspiration behind his hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | New York Post

    Hollywood is often accused of being "all talk" - but for producer Brian Grazer, talking has led to some of his biggest movie breakthroughs. Grazer, co-founder with "Apollo 13" director Ron Howard of Imagine Entertainment, writes in his memoir "A Curious Mind" that conducting "curiosity conversations," or open-ended dialogues with unexpected sources have led to movies like "J.

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  13. 13 MORE Things That Saved Apollo 13, part 9: Avoiding Gimbal LockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Universe Today

    The Display & Keyboard mounted in the Main Display Console of the Apollo 13 spacecraft, Odyssey. Note the gimbal lock display in the second row.

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  14. Gardner-Webb professor on front lines of Apollo 13 rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Star Online

    Gardner-Webb University professor Dr. Thomas Meaders talks with WGWG.org's Noel T. Manning about being involved in the rescue mission for the nearly disasterous Apollo 13 lunar landing.

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  15. 13 MORE Things That Saved Apollo 13, part 8: The Indestructible S-Band/Hi-Gain AntennaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Universe Today

    This view of the severely damaged Apollo 13 Service Module was photographed from the Lunar Module/Command Module following SM jettisoning. As seen here, an entire panel on the SM was blown away by the apparent explosion of oxygen tank number two located in Sector 4 of the SM.

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  16. McGregorfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... and underwear," McGregor explains. In the early 1980s Frayser-born actor and artist Chris Ellis, of Batman and Apollo 13 fame, was slinging beers at the P&H, drawing caricatures, and printing T-shirts. "On a whim, one night we went to Zayre and ...

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  17. BBC Gta drama casts Daniel Radcliffe and Bill PaxtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | TrustedReviews

    ... Radcliffe, will star as Rockstar Games co-creator Sam Houser. Bill Paxton, famous for his roles in Titanic and Apollo 13, will play the role of lawyer Jack Thompson. Thompson was notorious for being a lawyer with a strong anti-gaming activist lean. ...

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  18. Game over, man: Bill Paxton takes on Daniel Radcliffe in Gta TV show 'Gamechanger'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | CNET News.com

    ... Sam Houser, who with his brother Dan has been a producer of the games since its earliest sequels. "Aliens", "Apollo 13" and "Agents of SHIELD" star Paxton will play an outspoken campaigner against violent video games. The drama will be screened on ...

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  19. Partners for Stennis honor former astronaut Fred Haise with Estess Leadership AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Sea Coast Echo

    Mark Schloegel, chairman, Partners for Stennis, Sen. Angela Hill, Apollo 13 Astronaut Fred Haise, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and state Sen. Philip Moran.

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  20. 13 MORE Things That Saved Apollo 13, part 6: The Mysterious...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Universe Today

    The jettisoning of elements during the critical last hours of the Apollo 13 mission is shown in this sequence drawing. Credit: NASA.

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