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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities protest new Indiana law

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

In this image released by Brigade Marketing, actress Maika Monroe appears in a scene of It Follows, directed by David Robert Mitchell. “It Follows,” has been arguably the buzziest American film at Cannes next to Bennett Miller’s wrestling drama “Foxcatcher,” which boasts a far more famous cast and a major premiere at the Palais des Festival.

REVIEW: ‘It Follows’ is the best American horror film in a decade

"It Follows" is a horror movie worthy of classic comparisons.

Former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson, left, and actor Craig T. Nelson share a moment with Quincy the dog on the set of the television show "Coach", Feb. 10, 1995, in Universal City, Calif. Johnson will appear as himself in an episode in which Quincy ends up swallowing Johnson's Super Bowl ring.

Craig T. Nelson bringing ‘Coach’ back to TV

Craig T. Nelson has signed on to revive his hit TV sitcom "Coach" for a new sequel series on NBC.

Kate Upton arrives at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Kate Upton, Lea Michelle to play best pals in new comedy

Kate Upton and Lea Michele have teamed up for a new William H. Macy comedy called "The Layover."

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Today in entertainment history: March 27

A look back on Hollywood headlines of years past.

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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‘Empire’ co-stars spark romance rumors

Are Trai Byers and Grace Gealey more than just coworkers?

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Idris Elba could be the next ‘Star Trek’ villain

The in-demand actor is in talks to join the star-studded cast of the sci-fi franchise.

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Balki’s bills: ‘Perfect Strangers’ star owes $280K in taxes, mortgage payments

Bank officials say actor Bronson Pinchot hasn't been heard from in over a year.

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Boy George joining ‘American Idol’

The Culture Club singer has signed on to mentor "Idol" hopefuls.

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Today in entertainment history: March 26

A look back at the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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You can buy Oprah’s clothes, furniture

The media mogul will sell paintings, furniture, designer clothing, and other items from her Chicago residence next month.

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‘X-Files’ coming back this summer

It's just been a "13-year commercial break," the show's creator says.

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‘Stand by Me’ among 25 records being preserved at U.S. library

Recordings from Joan Baez, The Righteous Brothers, and Radiohead are among those being preserved by the Library of Congress.

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Jon Hamm was in rehab

Like his "Mad Men" character, the star has his troubles with booze.

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Crowd-funding campaign launched for ‘Super Troopers’ sequel

Producers need at least $2 million to make a sequel to the 2001 cult comedy.

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Today in entertainment history: March 25

A look back at Hollywood's headlines from days gone by.

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RIP Taco Bell waffle taco; biscuit taco is the new thing

Because the waffle taco is so last year ...

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Kentucky remains undefeated after beating Notre Dame & moves on to Final Four

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Kentucky's Trey Lyles, left, and Karl-Anthony Towns, right, listen to Willie Cauley-Stein during the team's news conference at the NCAA men's basketball tournament regional, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Cleveland. Kentucky plays Notre Dame in the final Saturday, hoping to extend their unbeaten streak and reach the Final Four.

Andrew Harrison hit two free throws with six seconds left as the Wildcats survived a 68-66 win over third seed Notre Dame.

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10-man FC Dallas holds off the Sounders

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FC Dallas's Michel celebrates as he jogs to midfield after scoring on a penalty kick against the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. FC Dallas won 2-1.

FC Dallas played with 10 men for the majority of the night, the Seattle Sounders failed to capitalize and the match ended in a scoreless draw Saturday night.

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Wisconsin heads to Final Four after win over Arizona

Wisconsin Badgers Head Coach Bo Ryan works with the team during the first round of the NCAA Midwest Regional basketball game in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, March 20, 2008

The Badgers (35-3) denied the Wildcats (34-4) a Final Four berth for the second straight year, having beaten them by one point in overtime in Anaheim a year ago when their seeds were reversed.

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Zunino homers twice, but Giants rally to edge Mariners 9-8

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Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon is seen before a spring exhibition baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

The San Francisco Giants rallied from a four-run deficit in the top of the ninth inning with minor leaguers Saturday in a 9-8 split-squad victory.

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AP sources: Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years

The NCAA logo is on the court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round game. Second round games start on Thursday.

Texas has fired coach Rick Barnes after 17 seasons, people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.