After leaving politics in 1909, Teddy Roosevelt forms the Bull Moose Party to rununsuccessfullyfor a third term as president.
At a concert in 1971, Frank Sinatra announced his retirement with the line "'Scuse me while I disappear." Two years later he comes back with a TV special and album entitled Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back.
Elton John calls it quits on a 15-month retirement.
After a three-year farewell tour, Cher kicks off her "retirement" by announcing another studio album and tour.
Two years after stating he had given up acting, Quentin Tarantino casts himself in two roles in the Grindhouse double feature.
Rapper Lupe Fiasco declares he'll quit following the release of his third album, L.U.P.End, but later admits he wasn't 100 percent suremore like 85.
After eight years of dancing in private, Tina Turner, 68, says she'll release a new album.
Fourteen years after putting away the hair gel, New Kids on the Block reunite for a tour and an album.
Two years after Chris Martin convinced fans Coldplay had chosen parenting over pop stardom, the band releases Viva la Vida.
Eddie Murphy proclaims he's done his last movie. The next day he agrees to make Beverly Hills Cop 4.
Following a tearful announcement in March, Brett Favre forces the Green Bay Packers to trade him to the New York Jets, where he is guaranteed field time.
Lance Armstrong vows to ride out of a three-year retirement and into the next Tour de France.
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