Past & Curious: Princess Diana’s Death Exploited by Theme Park!

Links to the past with relevance today:

Who would pay to enter? (Image by Rick Laney)

DAILY BEAST: For some reason, some people think we want to pay to enter a 20,000-s.f. space called National Enquirer Live!, in which the death of Princess Diana (1961-1997) is recreated ... tastefully.

She's still here, but that song does not apply. (GIF via GIPHY)

NYT: Chita Rivera, 86, is still wowing 'em in her cabaret shows, wth more due at Feinstein's/54 Below. Of the show, she offers:

"It's not brand-new, because my life's not brand-new."

She also turns her nose up at Fosse/Verdon, which she sums up as too much "dirt."

WORLD OF WONDER: Amazing flashback video from Mitzi Gaynor, 87, herself!

BBC: Newly rediscovered footage of Queen Victoria's (1819-1901) final trip to Ireland shows her in incredible detail — smiling ... and wearing shades!

EW: Chris Farley (1964-1997) doc takes a deep dive into the troubled comic's life and career.

She was so that girl. (Image via ABC)

CLOSER: Marlo Thomas, 81, shares life lessons from her legendary dad, Danny Thomas (1912-1991):

“He taught me to notice what’s going on around you, notice people who are being bullied or aren’t stepping up to the plate. If you notice things, you’re going to act. But most of us go through life in the clouds, thinking about our next party, promotion, job or date.”

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