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The Impressions star Sam Gooden dies aged 87 as tributes flood in for late artist
READ MORE: Ellen DeGeneres admits to having 'no recollection' of first meeting with Meghan MarkleThe Impressions formed in the 1950s after Gooden and brothers Richard and Arthur Brooks met Curtis Mayfield and Jerry Butler in Chicago.Gooden sang lead baritone vocals on the group’s first hit single, 1958 ballad For Your Precious Love, which reached number 11 on the US pop charts and number three on the R&B charts.The Impressions remained a top group in the 1960s, known for their gospel-styled harmonies and socially conscious songs.Mayfield helped write many of their hits, including the widely covered People Get Ready, along with Gypsy Woman, Keep on Pushing, It’s All Right and We’re A Winner.Their classic People Get Ready was touted as the unofficial anthem of the Civil Rights movement, and was later inducted into both the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry as well as the Grammy Hall of Fame.The band were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991.The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tweeted in tribute: ‘Remembering Sam Gooden of 1991 Inductees The Impressions, whose music effortlessly bridged R&B with the sound of the civil rights movement.‘As an original member, Gooden’s uplifting voice was an essential component of The Impressions’ unique vocal blend.Mayfield left the group in 1970 for a solo career, although he continued to write and help produce for The Impressions.Gooden and fellow Chattanoogan Fred Cash continued to sing as The Impressions along with other lead singers, including Leroy Hutson. They toured until 2018.Decades later, Gooden was invited to the White House to meet then-President Barack Obama.
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Michelle Obama celebrates Barack Obama's latest milestone with a heartfelt tribute
Barack Obama has officially turned 61-years old, and his wife Michelle Obama just honored him in the sweetest way.MORE: Barack Obama shares his 2022 Summer playlist full of all the hitsShe took to Instagram very first thing in the morning to pay tribute to her husband of thirty years, with an unbelievable portrait of a young Barack.The former President, whose big 60th birthday party was canceled last year due to the pandemic, celebrated his special day by making the heartfelt announcement that the Water Garden at the Obama Presidential Center, which is in Chicago's South Side, will be named in honor of his mother, Ann Dunham.WATCH: The former President meets the QueenMORE: Malia Obama steps out in sporty look in LA following birthday celebrationsMichelle's celebratory post to her husband sees him leaning on a balcony sporting a multi-printed shirt looking beyond the camera in what seems to be a tropical destination.In her caption, she wrote: "Happy birthday to my honey! Life with you just keeps getting better every year."The attorney then endearingly added: "You always make me proud," before adding a sweet "I love you" and a gushing emoji.A post shared by Michelle Obama (@michelleobama)The heartwarming birthday postFans were quick to inundate the comments with celebratory messages to the father-of-two, writing: "Our forever President!" and: "Happy Birthday to my favorite President!!" as well as: "Happy birthday to the best President," plus: "Mr.
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Al Roker makes fans emotional as he pays tribute to iconic stars
faced the losses of some of the industries' most beloved icons.MORE: Al Roker's partner Deborah Roberts shares surprise wedding photo – and it's so cuteAs someone who has been involved in media and entertainment for several decades, Today's Al Roker took some of the deaths to heart, and honored each of them with special tributes.The star took to Instagram to honor the lives of Bill Russell, Nichelle Nichols, and Pat Carroll.WATCH: Al shares sentimental tribute while visiting Washington DCMORE: Meet Al Roker's temporary fill-in on Today - and they're very well known!For Bill, who played for the Boston Celtics from 1956 to 1969 and is considered to have revolutionized professional basketball, Al shared pictures of some of his career wins, including one of him receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.The weatherman hailed him an undisputed legend, and highlighted his incredible accomplishments beyond basketball as well.He wrote in his caption: "The greatest basketball player of all time, who was also a civil rights leader, author, philanthropist and amazing person died today at the age of 88. His passing leaves an incredible void."A post shared by Al Roker (@alroker)Al's touching tribute to the basketball iconAl then paid tribute to yet another revolutionary star, Nichelle, who passed away aged 89.
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New VIP restaurant charges £80,000 just to eat pasta from chef who cooked for Putin
restaurant is to charge super-rich customers eye-watering fees of up to £80,000 for diners to eat pasta meals.Luxury eatery Core, which will open inside the Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco next year, will boast a strict members-only policy designed to attract the very wealthiest residents of the California city.Crudo and pasta menus are to be crafted by Michele Brogioni, who has cooked for Barack Obama, Giorgio Armani — and even Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin.As well the super-expensive bites to eat, members of the private club will also be granted access to an extensive wine library and an antiaging salon offering a treatment worth $1,000 (£829).READ NEXT:Vegetable thief caught stealing handfuls of greenery from disabled man's garden Initiation fees will start at $15,000 (£12,000) and go up to a whopping $100,000 (£82,000), with a special discount reserved for "promising young innovators" who will pay just $10,000 (£8,200).But these will only cover the cost of membership and the price of the food, which will still come out of the customer's pocket.Bosses at Core hope the luxury offerings will entice the well-off members of the public to pay regular visits, and have even tipped their new venture to spark a “new renaissance of San Francisco” after a difficult few years for The Golden City.It will form part of the newly redeveloped Transamerica Pyramid, a 48-story futurist skyscraper originally dating from the 1960s.It is hoped its twenty-first century refurbishment will tempt back rich people to San Francisco following a mass exodus during the Coronavirus pandemic.Data from the Internal Revenue Service, the US equivalent of the HMRC, showed that the number of people listed on tax returns in the city dropped by 4.5%
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Malia Obama steps out in sporty look in LA following birthday celebrations
Malia Obama, the 24-year-old daughter of Michelle and Barack Obama, however has been spotted out and about more since the end of Barack Obama’s presidency, living a more carefree lifestyle.MORE: Michelle and Barack Obama vacation at Richard Branson's Caribbean home, while Malia heads to SundanceA few weeks after celebrating her 24th birthday, the Harvard alumna was spotted exercising close to her California home, flaunting her athletic form. Malia appears in pictures published by the Daily Mail wearing all-black clothing, a crop top that resembles a sports bra, and high-waisted leggings.WATCH: The former President was full of praise about his meeting with Her She displayed her toned midriff by donning a cropped long sleeve shrug with the crop below. Malia wore white socks and black and white athletic shoes.MORE: Michelle Obama praises 'moments of hope and light' as she shares news with fansA sizable pair of sunglasses were added to the look which she placed on the top of her head.MORE: Malia Obama visited Bolivia and Peru for three months and no one knew Malia had a natural shine on her face and appeared carefree as she went out to exercise near her Brentwood, California, home on Saturday morning. As a precaution against Brentwood's 90-degree heat, Sasha Obama's older sister was carrying a canned drink along with her phone.