Screen icon Bob Hope died in California, aged 100. (July 27)
In 2003, Madonna launched her first children's book in London. (Sept. 14) Mario Lanza musical "Because You're Mine" premiered in London with A-list attendees. (Oct. 27) Quentin Tarantino's ultra-violent classic "Kill Bill: Volume 1" premiered in Hollywood. (Sept. 29) In 2018, ‘Roma,' by Alfonso Cuaron, won the Venice Film Festival's top prize - on its way to the Oscars.