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Two Groovy Theme Park Openings

Entertainment | December 9, 2018

The groovy era is often reflected upon as a simpler time. Peace and love are the themes which usually come to mind. But where peace and love go, happiness is sure to follow. Especially w...

Who Dreamed Up the Crazy Premise of “My Mother The Car”?

Entertainment | December 8, 2018

There have been plenty of terrible sitcom ideas in the history of television, but the short-lived series, My Mother The Car, was perhaps the wackiest. As th...

Groovy Prom Songs from the ‘60s and ‘70s

Culture | December 7, 2018

High school proms are and have been an exciting American tradition for many high school students. Typically, proms are exclusively for upper class-men and have historically...

Christmas Songs from the Vietnam Era

Music | December 6, 2018

Artists have long used Christmas songs to show more than their holiday spirit…they have used them to express their views on world events. Sandwiched between the World War II-era’s ...

Bo Derek Then And Now: Behind The Braids And The Bikini

Entertainment | December 6, 2018

Bo Derek wasn't always Bo Derek -- she came into this world as Mary Collins, and as a teenager she wasn't exactly driven. In fact, the future 10 star and poster girl...

Candy Loving Then And Now: Whatever Happened To Playboy's Girl Next Door?

Culture | December 5, 2018

For many men of a certain age, the name "Candy Loving" brings back a rush memories from 1979: big hair, short shorts, a certain rabbit-head logo, a...

How Legionnaires Disease Got Its Name– Nothing Groovy About It!

Culture | December 5, 2018

Legionnaires Disease was officially diagnosed and named after a fateful American Legion Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1976. There were 4,...

'Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch' 10 Reasons Why The Four Tops Didn't Actually Like The Song 'I Can't He...

Entertainment | December 4, 2018

Released on June 19, 1965, "I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)" thrust The Four Tops into the mainstream with th...

The Play

Entertainment | December 4, 2018

Cal’s Kevin Moen celebrates the game winning touchdown as members of the Stanford Band scatter. (The Tribune/Robert Stinnett/AP) It's the oldest college football rivalry in the West dating back to 1892, but, t...

Groovy Game Shows – Some of America’s Favorites!

Entertainment | December 3, 2018

A Contestant Coaxing -The Big Wheel Round Bob Barker, and a contestant named James look on as the Big Wheel spins around on the game show 'The Price Is Right', Februa...

Death Of A Door-To-Door Salesman

Culture | December 2, 2018

Arthur Miller’s 1949 play, Death of a Salesman, tells the story of Willy Loman, a traveling salesman who believes that one only needs to be well-liked to be successful. And that might ...

The Legacy of Graham Bond

Music | December 1, 2018

Graham Bond performs on stage with the Graham Bond Organization at the National Jazz and Blues Festival, Richmond, United Kingdom, 7th August 1965. (Photo by Stanley Bielecki/ASP/Getty Images) ...

The UFO Craze Of The '60s and '70s

Entertainment | November 30, 2018

UFOs sightings happen fairly frequently (at least according to UFO sighting witnesses), but in the 1960s and '70s, alien crafts were spotted almost every week throughout America and the ...

Groovy Nuances From the Modern ‘70s Home

Fads | November 30, 2018

Cake Making - A woman baking cakes in a fitted kitchen, circa 1975. (Photo by f8 Imaging/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) For many Americans owning a home is all part of the Ameri...

More Than Madge the Manicurist: The Marvelous Jan Miner

Entertainment | November 29, 2018

Promotional portrait of American actor Jan Miner (1917 - 2004) for the radio program, 'Second Mrs. Burton,' circa 1946. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images) ...

Elvis Presley’s Favorite Songs …They May Not Be What You Think!

Icons | November 28, 2018

'Elvis' - The Comeback TV Special BURBANK, CA - JUNE 27: Rock and roll musician Elvis Presley performing on the Elvis comeback TV special on June 27, 1...

Groovy, Sexy Waterbeds

Fads | November 27, 2018

Model lying atop the 'Pleasure Island' waterbed in 1971 designed by Aaron Donner. (Photo by Heinz Kluetmeier/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images) Throughout the 1970s, many swinging singles a...