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  1. Lawrence Barnett, president of MCA's Talent Agency in the 1960s, Dies at 98

    June 13, 2012 7:37 PM EDT Lawrence Barnett, who as president of the MCA Talent Agency in the 1960s represented the likes of Jack Benny, Marlon Brando, Judy Garland and Ronald Reagan, died June 11 in Los Angeles. He was 98. After 37 years with MCA, Barnett served as an exec ...

  2. WMG Marks 60 Years Of Elektra Records

    August 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Elektra Records was created in 19-year-old Jac Holzman 's dorm room at St. John's College in Maryland on Oct. 10, 1950. The first release followed in March 1951 with an album entitled "New Songs by John Gruen." The label blurb ...

  3. MTV To Invest $500 Million In Videogames

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks plans to invest well over $500 million in videogames, seeing the red-hot entertainment category as a major pillar of growth in its goal to reach consumers wherever they spend time. The two-year investment is part of a global strategy ...