Headlines for: 09-14-1999

`SUGAR, SUGAR' HIT NO. 1 30 YEARS AGO (SEPT. 20) LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Next Monday should be a sweet anniversary for fans of bubble gum pop: it's the 30th anniversary of the day the Archies' tune "Sugar, Sugar" hit No. 1.

NO BIG SURPRISE: Y2K NEW YEARS WILL SOCK IT TO YOUR WALLET NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- If you want to celebrate New Year's Eve in style this year, you're going to pay through the nose. According to the latest Dom Perignon Celebration Index --

RICKY MARTIN, JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT NAMED `MOST ELIGIBLE SINGLES' RICHARDSON, Texas (Wireless Flash) -- Ricky Martin should really be living "la vida loca" now -- he's just been chosen the world's most eligible bachelor.

FUTURIST PREDICTS MORE OLD MAIDS IN 21ST CENTURY NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- The future may be uncertain but there's one thing for sure -- there will be more old maids than ever before.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Some celebrities measure success by how many records they sell, but not Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines. She counts how many M&Ms she can buy. Maines

FINANCIAL PROBLEMS HARD ON THE TEETH ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Wireless Flash) -- Money problems aren't just hard on your wallet, they can be murder on your teeth. That's according to University of Michigan dental professor

BACK-TO-SCHOOL HEAD LICE NOT DANGEROUS AFTER ALL BOSTON (Wireless Flash) -- A Harvard researcher says he wants to end to all the nitpicking over back-to-school head lice. Public health entomologist Richard Pollack says that

GRANT HILL AND PENNY HARDAWAY: CREAM PUFFS ON THE COURT CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Wireless Flash) -- Grant Hill and Penny Hardaway may be worth big bucks on the endorsement circuit but they're cream puffs on the court.

TOWNS TO GIVE EACH OTHER THE BIRD THIS WEEKEND WORTHINGTON, Minn. (Wireless Flash) -- The towns of Worthington, Minnesota, and Cuero, Texas, will be flipping each other the bird this weekend.