Stern weds longtime girlfriend
Shock jock Howard Stern has embraced tradition.
The radio talk show host known for hosting porn stars married his longtime girlfriend, Beth Ostrosky, on Friday.
“I can't wait to marry Howard,” she told Newsday before the ceremony, adding, “I know, everyone laughs!”
Officiating at the ceremony was actor Mark Consuelos, Kelly Ripa's husband and an ordained minister.
The 180 guests included Joan Rivers, Barbara Walters, Billy Joel, Steve Schirripa, Chevy Chase, Tommy Mottola, and Donald and Melania Trump. Associated Press
Publishing officials: Fey to release book
Tina Fey, the Emmy-winning star of “30 Rock,” is working on a book.
According to two publishing officials with knowledge of the negotiations, Little, Brown and Co. will release a book of humorous essays by the 38-year-old Fey. Her many writing credits include “30 Rock” and “Saturday Night Live” and the feature film “Mean Girls.”
The officials asked not to be identified, citing the confidentiality of negotiations. Associated Press
Doctor ordered not to distribute Smith tape
A judge ordered a Texas doctor and his wife on Friday not to distribute videotaped footage of Anna Nicole Smith's breast augmentation surgery in 1994.
The order settles a lawsuit filed last year by Howard K. Stern, the executor of Smith's estate, who was trying to stop Dr. Gerald Johnson and his wife from distributing the tapes of the former Playboy Playmate. Associated Press
“Family Circus” cartoonist Bil Keane, 86. Singer-musician Steve Miller, 65. Actor Jeff Conaway, 58. Rock singer and famine-relief organizer Bob Geldof, 54. Actor Daniel Baldwin, 48. Actor Guy Pearce, 41. Actress Josie Bissett, 38. Actress Kate Winslet, 33. Rock musician James Valentine (Maroon 5), 30. Rock musician Paul Thomas (Good Charlotte), 28. TV personality Nicky Hilton, 25.
This day in history Oct. 5
1998: The House Judiciary Committee voted along hardened partisan lines to investigate whether President Clinton should be removed from office.
1947: President Truman delivered the first televised White House address. Speaking on the world food crisis, Truman called on Americans to refrain from eating meat on Tuesdays and poultry as well as eggs on Thursdays.