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The Cricket’s Daily 3: Mickey Rooney, last of Hollywood’s golden age
Here's what's being talked about this weekend in pop culture:
• Mickey Rooney, who made movies for 87 of his 93 years on this planet, has died. Required viewing: "National Velvet," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Pete's Dragon" and a few "Andy Hardy" movies. [Los Angeles Times]
• George Strait, 61, won Entertainer of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards. It's the second time he's won the title — the first being 25 years ago. [AP, via ABCNews]
• "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" set an April record at the box office, taking in $96.2 million this weekend. [Box Office Mojo]