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Bride Number 12

Swaziland - 2003

Swaziland's King Mswati III selected bride number 12, less than a week after he picked his 11th bride from thousands of young Swazi maidens. Mswati's 12th bride was identified as 18-year-old Nomonde Fihla, who was crowned the first princess in the Miss Swaziland 2003 pageant. In an interview at the time, she told a magazine she did not believe in polygamy. Fihla was one of thousands of maidens who attended this year's annual reed dance ceremony, when the king, 35, chooses a bride. In the traditional ceremony, the young women dressed in little more than beads and traditional skirts dance before the king to impress him. Mswati... more

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X rating for Messiah

- 2003

Handel's world-famous Messiah, recorded by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, has been given an X rating by an online music store. Apple Computer's online iTunes Music Store marked the baroque composer's masterpiece with the red warning that indicates the content might not be appropriate for young children or others with sensitive tastes. That puts German born George Frideric Handel, who became a naturalized Englishman in 1727, in the same category as rapper Eminem whose music has also been slapped with an "explicit" warning. The 1742 composition is on a recording by the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by John Alldis. According to Apple it wasn't a case that the... more

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Filed Under: Dorothy Parker
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Filed Under: Steve Allen
American Television Personality
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