Headlines for: 05-11-1999

LIBERACE AND ROCK HUDSON TO MARRY IN NEXT LIFE? MONTCLAIR, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- This Sunday (May 16), flamboyant piano player Liberace would have turned 80 -- but he may be back soon.

BARRY BONDS INSPIRES NEW CEREAL: `MVP CRUNCH' NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Looks like San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds is now trying to become a giant in the cereal world.

DISH SURVEY: GEN-XERS LET 'EM SIT IN SINK CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- May 17 has been declared "National Don't Do Dishes Day" -- but it seems Gen-Xers celebrate the holiday every day.

IT'S NOT EASY BEING A MALE STRIPPER SEATTLE (Wireless Flash) -- Think being a Chippendales dancer is all fun and games? One former dancer claims there's a dark side behind the sexy bow ties.

JERRY SPRINGER NAMED `BEAST OF THE YEAR' LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Jerry Springer may not win any awards for his acting in the movie "Ringmaster," but he's won another award: "The Beast of the Year."

SAMUEL L. JACKSON ALMOST TURNED THE FORCE INTO FARCE NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- How happy was Samuel L. Jackson to appear in the new "Star Wars" film? So happy his grin almost ruined the movie.

RUPERT EVERETT'S SECRET DATE WITH DAVID BOWIE NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Gay hunk Rupert Everett is unloading a glam rock skeleton from his closet: he once dated David Bowie. The 40-year-old actor tells the upcoming "US" magazine that

DENNIS WEAVER TURNS BAD: WILL PLAY THE `HEAVY' IN NEW WESTERN RIDGEWAY, Colo. (Wireless Flash) -- Good guy Dennis Weaver is going to the Dark Side for his latest role. Weaver is set to play the bad guy in a new TV-movie version

MINNESOTA ZOO TO HONOR 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF APE ESCAPE MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Wireless Flash) -- It may sound bananas but a zoo in Minneapolis will be holding a party later today to honor the anniversary of an escaped ape.