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Archive - 2009 - Blog entry

December 30th

Rush Limbaugh Hospitalized in Serious Condition

On December 30, 2009, Rush Limbaugh was rushed to a Honolulu hospital with chest pains. Paramedics treated him on-site and then transported him to Queen's Medical Center, where he was admitted in serious condition

Rush Limbaugh (born January 12, 1951) is an American radio host and conservative political commentator. He has 20 million listeners.

* Thank you, cindygoldminer, for a note.

December 24th

(vid) Woman Knocks Down Pope at Christmas Mass

December 23rd

Good Morning Steven Tyler - Get out soon. God bless

Steven Tyler (of Aerosmith) is waking up this morning at the rehab. He is addictive to pain medication.

This Summer, Steven Tyler fell from the stage.  Maybe that's related to this.

 

December 8th

Bryant Gumbel Says He's Recovering From Lung Cancer

On December 8, 2009, Bryant Gumbel announced that he had cancer surgery two months earlier to remove a malignant tumor on his lung. The announcement came on "Live! with Regis and Kelly," with Gumbel filling in for Regis Philbin, who recently underwent successful hip replacement surgery.

Bryant Charles Gumbel (born September 29, 1948) is an American television journalist and sportscaster. He is best known for his 15 years as co-host of NBC's The Today Show. He is the younger brother of sportscaster Greg Gumbel.

December 7th

Billy Joel's Daughter Attempts Suicide

On December 5, 2009, Joel's daughter Alexa Ray was hospitalized after a reported suicide attempt. She took pills and called 911 herself. She was not overdosed - so people speculate she's crying for help. Alexa is the only child of Billy and ex-wife Christie Brinkley. Christie Brinkley came to the hospital. Billi Joel didn't (he was 2.5 hours away).

December 6th

Singer of Weezer Hospitalized After Bus Crash

On December 6, 2009, a bus with passengers including Cuomo, his wife, his daughter, and his assistant crashed in to a ditch on New York State Thruway due to inclement weather. Cuomo suffered rib injuries and was taken to a local hospital. His assistant sustained minor injuries, but his wife and daughter were not harmed.

November 27th

Tiger Woods seriously hurt in crash

On November 27, 2009, Woods was taken to hospital after an early morning car accident near his home, reportedly in "serious" condition. He had driven his SUV into a tree and a fire hydrant. The Florida Highway Patrol said that the crash was not alcohol-related, but that charges were pending. Woods was released from Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Florida in good condition; his agent said that Woods was fine, and had been treated for facial lacerations. Tiger was trapped in his SUV that his wife had to break the rear window with a golf club to take him out.

November 20th

Miley Cyrus Tour Bus Crash - One Killed,

Virginia, November 20, 2009 - One of 4 vehicles belongs to Miley Cyrus tour was involved in an accident. The tour bus flipped, killing the driver. Miley Cyrus was in the other vehicle and not injured. Up to 9 people were injured, report says. We don't know if her tour schedule will be effected from the accident.

November 10th

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA Great, Diagnosed With Leukemia

In November 2009 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar announced that he was suffering from a rare form of leukemia, Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow that produces cancerous blood cells. The disease was diagnosed in December 2008, but Abdul-Jabbar said his condition can be managed by taking oral medication daily, seeing his specialist every other month and getting his blood analyzed regularly. He said he expects to lead a healthy life

October 29th

Actor Dennis Hopper diagnosed with prostate cancer

On October 29, 2009, Hopper's manager reported that Hopper has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He is undergoing treatment and movie plans have been canceled.

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On September 30, 2009, news media reported that actor Dennis Hopper has been rushed to a New York hospital for an unspecified condition, according to a report from Entertainment Tonight. Hopper, 73, was reportedly brought into an unidentified Manhattan hospital by an ambulance Monday wearing an oxygen mask and “with numerous tubes visible.” On October 2, 2009, he was discharged, after receiving treatment for dehydration.

October 26th

Springsteen cancels show after (cousin) roadie's death

The October 26, 2009 show for the Working on a Dream Tour in Kansas City, Missouri was canceled an hour before its scheduled start time due to the death of Lenny Sullivan, Springsteen's cousin and assistant road manager. He was found at the Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City MO

October 18th

No Andy Rooney today at 60 Minutes

There was no Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes today. I hope he comes back next week.

October 6th

Elizabeth Taylor to Undergo Heart Operation

Elizabeth Taylor is letting her friends and fans know that she is about to go to the hospital for heart surgery.

September 30th

REPORT: Dennis Hopper rushed to New York hospital!

On the afternoon of September 30th, 2009, news media reported that actor Dennis Hopper has been rushed to a New York hospital for an unspecified condition, according to a report from Entertainment Tonight. Hopper, 73, was reportedly brought into an unidentified Manhattan hospital by an ambulance Monday wearing an oxygen mask and “with numerous tubes visible.” The disease is thought to be an "extreme case of swine flu," brought on by his age and other underlying health issues, according to an unnamed source close to Hopper.

Tori Spelling Rushed to Hospital

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Tori Spelling has been hospitalized twice in two days this week after complaining of severe abdominal pain, the New York Post reports.

"Just out of the hospital," husband Dean McDermott wrote on Twitter on Monday. "After a battery of tests, no conclusive answers. She still feels terrible. Hope it passes soon. She's in a lot of pain."