Happy Birthday to the Acid Queen
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Fri Nov 26 23:12:59 CST 2004
>BIRTHDAY GAL: Popular '60s singer and rock star Tina Turner, best known for
>fiery renditions of ``Proud Mary,'' was born on this date in 1939 in
>Nutbush, Tenn. She played the Acid Queen in The Who's 1975 fantasy film
>extravaganza ``Tommy'' plus portrayed Aunty Entity in box office hit ``Mad
>Max Beyond Thunderdome.'' Once she and husband Ike broke up Turner
>reinvented herself with a new look and a 1984 top selling album ``Private
>Dancer'' that included the hit single ``What's Love Got To Do With It?''
>Her autobiography ``I, Tina'' was parlayed into a successful movie with a
>title that capitalized on the popular song. Turner just released a new
>two-disc compilation album of her hits titled ``All the Best'' that
>includes a newly recorded single.
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