Five things you need to know for Friday
By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun
Tom Ford and Pope John Paul II are fighting it out for who's having a better day. Ford just got his own Jay Z song, but John Paul was just named a saint. It's a tossup really. Meanwhile, testimony continues in the trial of George Zimmerman with the victim's mother Sybrina Fulton taking the stand. And if you thought your Fifth of July hangover is bad, think of Joey Chestnut who set a world record yesterday by eating 69 hot dogs. Welcome to your online trends report for Friday, July 5, 2013.
( Reuters / May 8, 2012 )
Tom Ford, Jay Z, MCHG
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Why: No one does product placement like Jay-Z does product placement, but even he has outdone himself with the first (officially) released track off Magna Carta Holy Grail. Tom Ford, named after Mr Carter's favorite designer, was the first track to be released legally and for everyone to enjoy, before the album's official debut three days from now. [Contact Music]