Middle-of-the-road crooner Tony Christie achieved an improbable double on the British charts yesterday (March 27), holding at No. 1 on the singles chart with the reissue of his 1971 hit "(Is This the Way To) Amarillo" (UMTV) while moving 2-1 in his fifth week on the album chart with "The Definitive Collection."
Saying his child molestation trial has brought him to the lowest emotional point of his life, Michael Jackson urged his fans to pray for him, adding he has faith in God he will be vindicated. The artist made the comments in an interview with the Rev. Jesse Jackson that was broadcast live over the Internet on Sunday morning.
2002 - Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear palsy. He is 66.