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Conan O'Brien's last 'Tonight Show' episode

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien was a late night talk show. After the show has been on air for seven months, NBC announced an intention to move Jay Leno to his original time slot at 11:35 pm, with O'Brien's show starting after midnight. In response to that, O'Brien stated that he would not continue as host of the show.

British actress Jean Simmons dies aged 80

Simmons died from lung cancer at her home on 22 January 2010, nine days before her 81st birthday, surrounded by her family. She was among the finest, most beautiful British movie actresses of the postwar years. She was one of only two from that great 1940s flourishing of our native industry under J Arthur Rank to become a major star in Hollywood.

The Golden Raspberry Awards announces picks for worst films

In line with Razzies tradition, both the nominee announcements and ceremony preceded the corresponding Academy Awards functions by one day. The golden raspberry awards announce picks for worst film achievement, with both Little Man and Basic instinct 2 leading with 7 nominations.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

died 2008

Heath Ledger

born 1931

Sam Cooke

born 1968

Guy Fieri

born 1965

Diane Lane