'Hidden Figures' Soars to Number 1

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
2:18 | 01/16/17

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Figured good evening robot gives two thumbs up to his soaring to new heights he sought as well. All right great very doubts he had I Jeff and you too much got nothing for that is I. Having had either. But it is topping the MLK holiday weekend with an estimated 25 point three million dollars at the box shop this hidden figures it's called. I I didn't. Historian or this is the true story about a few about a group of female African American mathematicians who helped launch NASA's first space missions. And it is blasting past Oscar favorite La La land and the animated feature saying. With plenty of awards show blood to keep it afloat I just can't chilled having you talk about it. Get thinks it's so good and you don't know the story right and John England would not have orbited the earth if it weren't for these lists I think you know story that has been riots really since the well. I want and that's to that is when you hear it when you hear Michael Keaton coming here and talk about the founder another movie that you think you know the story or you didn't know we wanted to know. The storage mcdonalds you're not gonna need it so too great movies out there right now that a lot of movies as well this season are fantastic also fun news this season. Indices headed. This morning. Why finger licking good weekend for Kristi digging husband John Legend the pair wearing. Fried chicken inspired ones he's a chorus. To Hollywood birthday party a club course for Jessica Alba and husband cash Warren. Other celebs at the PJ fast include corn acre fascia and in pink in black silk lingerie Nicole Richie was it a uniform on the all gotten into the competition portion of the evening I'm playing charades beer pong family feud and a little corn hole. That Hollywood shorn I was out apart around like I'm. Regulators Vega launcher had gotten into. Under I want V we would and wouldn't yeah English and I didn't summing up somewhere at a party where no one really cares about what they look like it here. Playing out I'm the king and also look amazing and wanted the triple Hollywood celebrities yes you know playing beer pong yes champagne wearing night.

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