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Cyndi Lauper given Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Cyndi Lauper was described as a 'true original' when she was given her star Credit: REUTERS/Phil McCarten

Singer and composer Cyndi Lauper has been awarded her very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Praised as a "true original" who was "instantly recognisable" Lauper was presented her star by friend and fellow performer Sharon Osbourne.

The singer is best known for her string of hits in the 1980s which included iconic tunes including Girls Just Want To Have Fun and Time After Time, and more recently for writing the Grammy and Tony award-winning score for hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots.


Peter Fonda's bike from 'Easy Rider' up for sale

The customised Harley-Davidson Peter Fonda rode in the 1969 cult film Easy Rider is expected to fetch more than £600,000 in an auction in California.

Peter Fonda rides the Captain America chopper. Credit: Topham/Topham Picturepoint/Press Association Images

The Captain America chopper is one of the most recognisable motorcycles of all time.

The bike is the only surviving from the four customized choppers created for the film.

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