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The Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Barbra Streisand

Happy 70th Birthday to singer, actress, writer, film producer, director and all-around fabulous gal, Barbra Streisand. Babs has had a pretty neat career. Besides conquering stage and screen, she holds the record for the most top-ten albums of any female recording artist. She and Katharine Hepburn are the only two women to ever share an [...]

Five Potentially Great Power Couples (and why they never made it)

1. Bobby Fischer and Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand, the future Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner, actually attended the same Brooklyn high school as Bobby Fischer, who at the time was already competing in and winning international chess tournaments. Streisand later confided that she had a crush on the chess player, saying that he “was always [...]

Barbra Streisand Has Basement Shopping Mall for Storage

If you’re lucky, you’ve probably got a nice walk in closet to store your stuff. Well, Barbra Streisand got one better: “Instead of just storing my things in the basement, I can make a street of shops and display them,” Streisand says. See the photo gallery over at Harper’s Bazaar: Link (Photo: “My Passion for Design”/Viking) – [...]