May 17, 2023
Links to the past, with relevance today:
THE GUARDIAN: The dancing-a-jig is up for a septuagenarian alleged to have stolen a pair of ruby slippers from 1939's The Wizard of Oz in 2005. A grand jury has indicted Terry Martin on charges related to the theft, which occurred at the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. The shows were recovered in 2018 by the FBI in a sting. Martin has a rap sheet that includes theft. The shoes are one of four known existing pairs, and are worth over $3M.
TWITTER: General Hospital has just lost Jacklyn Zeman, and they've not inexplicably written out SCOTTY?! (Kin Shriner confirms.)
POLITICO: Penguin Random House is joining in a federal suit over books being banned in Florida, including classics and new works.
ET: Today marks the 11th anniversary of Donna Summer's death. Here's how to watch the highly anticipated HBO Original doc Love to Love You, Donna Summer.
PEOPLE: Rod Stewart shares pics with new grandkids.