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December 26, 2002
Susan Marx, 93, who appeared in more than a dozen films in the 1930s opposite such stars as John Wayne and W.C. Fields and later married comedian Harpo Marx, died Sunday of a heart attack in Rancho Mirage, Calif.. Ms. Marx, who was born Susan Fleming, started her acting career in New York during the 1920s, where she appeared in the Broadway musical The Ziegfeld Follies. She moved to Hollywood in the early 1930s to appear as Wayne's love interest in the western Range Feud and Fields' daughter in Million Dollar Legs.
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December 26, 2002
Susan Marx, 93, who appeared in more than a dozen films in the 1930s opposite such stars as John Wayne and W.C. Fields and later married comedian Harpo Marx, died Sunday of a heart attack in Rancho Mirage, Calif.. Ms. Marx, who was born Susan Fleming, started her acting career in New York during the 1920s, where she appeared in the Broadway musical The Ziegfeld Follies. She moved to Hollywood in the early 1930s to appear as Wayne's love interest in the western Range Feud and Fields' daughter in Million Dollar Legs.
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By Benedict Carey and By Benedict Carey,Special to the Sun | April 21, 2002
Between the ages 25 and 65, the nose stretches by 10 percent, on average, its tip moving downward by about a quarter-inch. The brows can sink by one-third of an inch, the ears by slightly more, the cheek tissue by as much as a half-inch. Overall, more than 30 percent of a person's facial area may drop from above the mid-face line into fleshy folds below. "At some point, you look in the mirror and you just can't believe it's you," said B.J. Roberts, 71, of Los Angeles, who recently had cosmetic surgery.
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By Benedict Carey and By Benedict Carey,Special to the Sun | April 21, 2002
Between the ages 25 and 65, the nose stretches by 10 percent, on average, its tip moving downward by about a quarter-inch. The brows can sink by one-third of an inch, the ears by slightly more, the cheek tissue by as much as a half-inch. Overall, more than 30 percent of a person's facial area may drop from above the mid-face line into fleshy folds below. "At some point, you look in the mirror and you just can't believe it's you," said B.J. Roberts, 71, of Los Angeles, who recently had cosmetic surgery.
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By Dan Fesperman and Dan Fesperman,Staff Writer | March 7, 1993
A chronology of events accompanying an article in Sunday's Sun incorrectly stated that former Vice President Spiro Agnew pleaded guilty on Oct. 10, 1973, to one count of federal income tax evasion. It should have stated that his plea was no contest.RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- In hindsight, the deal seemworthy of the scoundrel's hall of fame, so rich in infamy was its cast of characters. But at the time it must have seemed like business as usual for Spiro T. Agnew, international middleman and ex-vice president.
NEWS
March 13, 2009
LEONORE ANNENBERG, 91 Philanthropist, U.S. chief of protocol Leonore Annenberg, the widow of billionaire publisher Walter Annenberg who continued his tradition of philanthropy and patronage of the arts, died yesterday of natural causes in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Mrs. Annenberg was chairwoman and president of the Annenberg Foundation. She had led the institution since her husband's death in October 2002. She also served as U.S. chief of protocol during President Ronald Reagan's first term.
NEWS
March 15, 2000
Barbara Cooney, 83, the children's author and illustrator whose works received a National Book Award and two Caldecott Medals, died Friday in Portland, Maine, after a long illness. Her career, mostly as an illustrator, spanned 60 years and 110 books. The last, "Basket Moon," was published in September. Nicolas Walter, 65, an internationally known anarchist, died of cancer March 7 in the central England town of Milton Keynes, British newspapers reported Monday. Alex Dreier, 83, an award-winning news broadcaster whose thunderous commentary and passionate delivery earned him the nickname "The Voice," died Sunday in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
SPORTS
March 24, 1995
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Penny Hammel, her game steady despite swirling wind and rain in the afternoon, shot a 3-under-par 69 to share the opening-day lead.Muffin Spencer-Devlin and Nanci Bowen, who teed off in the early morning, also shot 69s, getting in much of their round before the weather turned bad.Five players were in a group two shots off the lead with first-round 71s in the tournament, the first of the LPGA's majors in 1995.Among those struggling were defending champion Donna Andrews, who shot a 76; Beth Daniel, with a 77; Laura Davies, with a 75, and Nancy Lopez, with a 74.
NEWS
June 8, 1997
Jeffrey Ethell,49, a veteran pilot who wrote dozens of aviation books, died Friday when the vintage P-38 Lightning fighter plane he was flying crashed in Oregon woods. He had been attending an informal meeting of World War II P-38 pilots.He wrote "Smithsonian Frontiers of Flight," a companion volume to the Discovery Channel's 13-part history series. He also consulted for the Arts & Entertainment network's "First Flights," with Neil Armstrong as host.Magda Gabor,78, the eldest and least-known sister in the fabled Gabor family of actresses and socialites, died Friday of kidney failure at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
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By Dan Fesperman and Dan Fesperman,Staff Writer | March 7, 1993
A chronology of events accompanying an article in Sunday's Sun incorrectly stated that former Vice President Spiro Agnew pleaded guilty on Oct. 10, 1973, to one count of federal income tax evasion. It should have stated that his plea was no contest.RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- In hindsight, the deal seemworthy of the scoundrel's hall of fame, so rich in infamy was its cast of characters. But at the time it must have seemed like business as usual for Spiro T. Agnew, international middleman and ex-vice president.
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