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Tuesday 13 October 2009
The body of Boyzone star Stephen Gately can make a final sad journey home after his death on the island of Majorca, a judge said today.
Monday 12 October 2009
The Irish pop singer Stephen Gately, the first boy band member to come out as gay, died on Saturday while holidaying in Majorca. He was 33.
Monday 12 October 2009
With cloying, sentimental ballads like "All That I Need", "You Needed Me" and "Everyday I Love You", revivals of past pop classics such as the Osmonds' "Love Me For a Reason", Cat Stevens' "Father And Son", and the Bee Gees' "Words", and albums aimed at mums and teenage girls and released with the marketing muscle to match, the Irish group Boyzone dominated the British charts throughout the second half of the Nineties. Indeed, they ran close seconds to Take That, their nearest rivals and arguably the blueprint for their success.
Sunday 22 March 2009
The billionaire founder of Phones 4U, John Cauldwell, hired Leona Lewis to perform at his daughter Libby's 21st birthday party last week. The cost? £1,000,000.
Monday 09 June 2008
Eight years ago, I took my then 12-year-old daughter to see Boyzone for the fourth time. Their songs formed the soundtrack to her pre-pubescent life. Those concerts were fun, apart from the screaming girls with their ear-piercing whistles and huge banners. They were also notable for the number of self-conscious small daughters, with slightly embarrassed mothers in tow, who took a vicarious pleasure from the whole thing and gradually let themselves go as the evening wore on.
Tuesday 25 January 2005
By his own admission, Stephen Pound was "pretty wild" when as an 18-year-old Ordinary Seaman he met a girl called Sue during the "summer of love" in 1967 .
Tuesday 22 June 1999
Saturday 19 June 1999
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