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Classic Television From the 1960s

September 23, 2018

It's difficult for today's generation to imagine television shows in the 1960s -- there was no TiVo or DVR (or even VCR). You watched the shows that the networks had available and you...

Farrah Fawcett TV Commercials – “If You’ve Got It, Flau...

September 21, 2018

Farrah Fawcett American actress Farrah Fawcett (1947 - 2009), USA, 4th May 1970. (Photo by Harry Benson/Daily Express/Getty Images) Hopefully, you weren’...

Jimmy “JJ” Walker on the Subject of Good Times – It Was...

September 17, 2018

The Cast of 'Good Times' The Evans family and their neighbor Willona share a laugh in a scene from the hit sitcom 'Good Times,' 1974. (Photo by CBS Photo ...

The Unforgettable Lucille Ball

September 15, 2018

American actress Lucille Ball (1911 - 1989) appears on radio program 'The Phil Baker Show', 1938. (Photo by Gene Lester/Archive Photos/Getty Images) Lucille Ball was the one of the most a...

Dom DeLuise – Entertainer, Extraordinaire!

September 14, 2018

Dom DeLuise in 'The Twelve Chairs' Dom DeLuise about to smash a chair in a scene from the film 'The Twelve Chairs', 1970. (Photo by Universal Marion Corporation/Getty Images)...

George Carlin – He Wasn’t Just a Stand-up Comic!

September 10, 2018

I’m sure most, if not all, of you that visit this website have heard the name, George Carlin. He was quite a character and a very outspoken stand-up comedian. That ...

The Many Faces of Gidget

September 9, 2018

Headshots of the six actors who have portrayed the character on 'Gidget' on film and television from 1959 to 1972. Top, L-R: Sandra Dee, Deborah Walley, Cindy Carol. Bottom, L-R: Sally Field, Ka...

Erin Moran: From Happy Days to Not so Happy Days

September 8, 2018

Erin Moran, as we all know, became quite popular through her child role on “Happy Days” as little Joanie Cunningham. Unlike the majority of most actors and actresses, ...

Burt Reynolds - “Gunsmoke,” “Deliverance,” “Smokey and ...

September 7, 2018

Burt Reynolds Burt Reynolds (Photo by Herbert Dorfman/Corbis via Getty Images) As you have probably already heard, Burt Reynolds, an iconic, American...

“McHale’s Navy” …. They Don’t Make Them Like This Anymo...

September 5, 2018

Ernest Borgnine And Jean Willie In 'McHale's Navy 'Claudine Longet, Ernest Borgnine and Jean Willie all close for a photograph in a scene from the tel...

Sissy Spacek as “Carrie”

September 4, 2018

American actress Sissy Spacek as the telekinetic protagonist of the horror film 'Carrie', 1976. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) The epic movie, Carrie, was considered to be...

Dungeons and Dragons and the Rise of Role-Playing Games

August 28, 2018

Books, die, figurines from Dungeons and Dragons to go with story on the game's creator, Gary Gygax (Photo by Simon Hayter/Toronto Star via Getty Images) In 1974, ...

Green Acres… WAS Definitely the Place to Be!

August 27, 2018

Green Acres was one of those wacky television sitcoms that surfaced in the '60s. It was a show that chronicled the day to day lives of a wealthy New York City Lawyer, Oli...

Donna Douglas – Best Known as American Sweetheart, Elli...

August 22, 2018

Blonde Bombshell, Donna Douglas, was nothing short of beautiful and sexy in her heyday. She was all that AND a bag of chips! Being beautiful and talented di...

Randolph Mantooth as Johnny Gage in, EMERGENCY!

August 17, 2018

The Hollywood Show LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 08: Actor Randolph Mantooth poses with his vehicle from 'Emergency' at The Hollywood Show held at Westin LAX Hotel on July 8, 201...

Marcia! Marcia! Marcia! Eight Facts You Never Knew Abou...

August 16, 2018

In a departure from the traditional family structure represented on other TV shows, ABC debuted a new television series in 1969 about a blended family called ...

Jane Fonda: What She Looked Like Then and Now

August 15, 2018

Jane Fonda Actress Jane Fonda. (Photo by Gjon Mili/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) The iconic Jane Fonda has been a mainstay in American pop culture over the year...

New 1973 Soap Opera Targeted the Young and Restless Vie...

August 9, 2018

The soap opera was a fast-growing television genre in the 1960s and 1970s and viewers, mostly housewives, were glued to their TV sets in the afternoons to wat...

Jack Klugman – An Acting Great!

August 8, 2018

Throughout his successful career, American actor, Jack Klugman, has worked on Broadway, in films, television and even commercial ads. He has been celebrated many times over by his fan...

The Great Barbi Benton Through Pictures Then and Now

July 31, 2018

Actress Barbi Benton poses for a portrait session at home in circa 1979 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Maureen Donaldson/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) B...

Hogan’s Heroes – The Lighter Side of WWII

July 25, 2018

WWII was no laughing matter. It was a dreadful war that saw many casualties and injustices. That being said, Hogan’s Heroes was an attempt to, not make light of the war,...

Adam-12 – An Original Crime Fighting Series

July 18, 2018

'Clear with a Civilian' Episode 14 -- Aired 01/10/1973 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kent McCord as Officer Jim Reed, Martin Milner as Officer Peter J. Malloy. ( Photo by: Bob Nese/NBC...

Shirley Temple’s Greatest Role Was Talking About Her Br...

July 12, 2018

As a child star in the 1930s and 1940s, Shirley Temple Black was known for playing outspoken, brave, feisty characters. From “Heidi” and “The Little Princes...

Garrett Morris… He Was More Than Just a Funny Guy on SN...

July 11, 2018

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 15 -- Pictured: (l-r) Gilda Radner as the assistant, Garrett Morris as Dr. Mobius during 'The Island of Lost Luggage' skit on M...

Groovy memes based on the iconic Spiderman of the '60s

June 25, 2018

Spiderman, Spiderman,Does whatever a spider can,Spins a web, any size,Catches thieves, just like flies,Look out, here comes the Spiderman!If you grew up in the '6...

Click to See Hot Photos of Joanna Lumley from the '60s

June 22, 2018

Joanna Lumley British actress and model/Joanna Lumley. (Photo by Terry O'Neill/Iconic Images/Getty Images) Joanna Lamond Lumley is a famous, British, hot, blond ac...

Weird Al Yankovic

June 13, 2018

Weird Al Yankovic is an American entertainer who wore many hats. He was a singer, songwriter, music video producer, film producer and author. His major claim to fame is his humorous and lighthearted ...

Behind the Scenes of “Bewitched”

May 31, 2018

Elizabeth Montgomery In 'Bewitched' Sandra Gould, Marion Lorne, Lillian Hokum, and Elizabeth Montgomery off camera from the television series 'Bewitched', 1966. (Photo by Screen Gems...

Rare Photos of Hotty Suzanne Somers From The 70s

May 25, 2018

Actress Suzanne Somers poses for a portrait in 1982 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images) Blonde, fit, and with a big, sexy smile, Suzanne So...

Famous Dogs of the 1960s and 1970s

May 23, 2018

During the 1960s and 1970s, numerous dogs proved that they are man’s best friend through their heroic deeds, by servicing as goodwill ambassadors, or by simply entertaining us. These...

Deep And Dark Secrets From The Set Of That 70s Show

May 14, 2018

KISS Appears on 'That 70's Show' KISS with Laura Prepon, Topher Grace, Danny Masterson, Ashton Kutcher, Wilmer Valderrama, and Mila Kunis from 'That 70's Show' (Photo ...

17 of the most iconic board games from the 70s

May 8, 2018

Remember the days when kids weren't distracted by video games or mobile apps? On rainy days, the only thing to keep us entertained was the television, which got 3 channel...

Top WWF Professional Wrestlers from the 70s

May 2, 2018

Until the 1920’s, professional wrestling in the United States was viewed as a serious and legitimate sport showcasing true athletic competition. Moving forward into the 1930...

Our Favorite TV Actresses of the 70's

April 16, 2018

The 1970’s was an extremely notable time in America. Times were changing. Some felt that it was for the better and some for the worse; but everybody agreed that things were changing. ...

You Will Never Believe Who The Grinch Was Inspired By!

April 5, 2018

Theodor Seuss Geisel 1904 -1991, American writer, poet, and cartoonist at work on a drawing of a Grinch, the hero of his forthcoming book, 'How the Grinch Stole Chr...

What were the best shows to watch in the 1950s?

March 30, 2018

Console TV Vintage photograph of a console television in a living room in the 1950s. (Photo by Found Image Holdings/Corbis via Getty Images) The "Golden Age of Television...

The Original Name of Simon and Garfunkel’s Song “Mrs. R...

March 20, 2018

Simon & Garfunkel Publicity Still NEW YORK - CIRCA 1967: Singer/songwriter Paul Simon (right) and singer Art Garfunkel of the folk-rock duo Simon & Garfunke...

Top TV Cartoon Characters From The 1950's and 1960's

February 14, 2018

'The Jetsons' The Jetson family wave as they fly past buildings in space in their spaceship in a still from the animated television series, 'The Jetsons,' circa 1962....

Who Were The Hottest Cartoon Redheads From The 70's?

February 7, 2018

Bob Hoskins In 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' Bob Hoskins is seduced by Jessica Rabbit in a scene from the film 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit', 1988. (Photo by Buena Vista/Gett...

The Magic of Lassie

February 6, 2018

Lassie was a beloved television dog that stole the hearts of America. In fact, Lassie was one of many television dogs that came to be just as recognizable, if not more so, than her human co-stars....

A Little History About Super Bowl Half-Time Entertainme...

February 5, 2018

Unless you live under a rock, you probably know that the Super Bowl half-time entertainment garners just about as much attention as the game itself. Over the ...

Chevy Chase – He Could Have Done More!

February 2, 2018

Saturday Night Live - Season 1 -- Pictured: Chevy Chase during 'Weekend Update' -- (Photo by: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) When Saturday Night Live (SNL) first aired in...

Flip Wilson as Geraldine Jones

January 25, 2018

THE FLIP WILSON SHOW-- Episode 3.7 -- Aired 11/8/72 -- Pictured: (l-r) Flip Wilson as Geraldine, Burt Reynolds as Himself (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) Clerow “Flip” Wil...

“The Courtship of Eddie’s Father”

January 24, 2018

Brandon Cruz And Bill Bixby In 'The Courtship Of Eddie's Father, Brandon Cruz and Bill Bixby nose to nose laughing in a scene from the television series 'The Courtship Of Eddie's ...

Smile! You’re on Candid Camera!

January 18, 2018

Hosts Of Candid Camera Durward Kirby and Allen Funt host Candid Camera, June 10, 1965. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images) It has often been said that laughter is the best medici...

“Soap,” The Story of an All American Dysfunctional Fami...

January 16, 2018

There is no denying that every family in the world, no matter what economic, religious or ethnic background, has that “one” relative. You know the one! ...

A Look Back at the Future with "The Jetsons"

January 11, 2018

The Jetson family wave as they fly past buildings in space in their spaceship in a still from the animated television series, 'The Jetsons,' circa 1962. (Photo by Warner Bros...

Jerry Van Dyke – Another Great “Act” Lost

January 10, 2018

As early as high school age, Jerry Van Dyke endeavored to be a stand-up comedian. He was known to perform anywhere and everywhere, including nightclubs and strip clubs. ...

Smokey and the Bandit – Behind the Scenes Fun Facts!

January 5, 2018

American actor Burt Reynolds as Bo 'Bandit' Darville, in 'Smokey And The Bandit', 1977. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) Smokey and the Bandit was ...

Dawn Wells as Mary Ann

January 3, 2018

It's hard to believe that it has been over 50 years since Dawn Wells appeared in the last original episode of Gilligan’s Island. Wells portrayed Mary Ann Summers on the, then popular, show about...

Lolita, 1962 – Long Story… Made Short

December 29, 2017

1962: Actress Sue Lyon poses for a portrait in a scene from the movie 'Lolita' which was released in 1962. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) The film, Lolita, was r...

Submitted for Your Approval…

December 27, 2017

Science fiction is a movie/television genre that has a cult-like following. It is the idea that although something is improbable, doesn’t mean it is impossible. It blurs the line between...

Love American Style!

December 25, 2017

Love American Style was a show that featured short segments with a romantic comedy spin to them. Each segment began with a quick 10 – 20-second joke clip. Most of the characters were recurring in ...

Was the Grinch a Who or a What?

December 22, 2017

How the Grinch Stole Christmas was one of those Christmas specials that only aired one time a year. In my day, if you were lucky enough to have a television that got good reception, wi...

Bo Derek – A Perfect 10!

December 21, 2017

Actress Bo Derek circa 1979, star of the comedy film '10'. (Photo by Alan Band/Keystone/Getty Images) Not many would argue that Bo Derek (born, Mary Cathleen Collins) is among the most beauti...

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

December 14, 2017

American actor Gary Lockwood on the set of 2001: A Space Odyssey, written and directed by Stanley Kubrick. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images) The criteria for a film to be chosen ...

JAWS’ Mechanical Shark, Bruce!

December 7, 2017

Duunnn dunnn... duuuunnnn duun... duuunnnnnnnn dun dun dun dun dun dun dun dun dun dun dunnnnnnnnnnn dunnnn…  I was a kid in 1975 when Steven Spielberg’s movie Jaws was released. I vi...

“Psycho”… Why are we drawn to “slasher” films?

December 5, 2017

As a rule, few people wake up in the morning hoping to get caught up in hopeless and horrifying circumstances that may, or may not, make them fear for their liv...

SNL’s Widette Family – It was a “crack-up!”

December 1, 2017

Saturday Night Live SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 9 -- Pictured: (l-r) Dan Akroyd as Bob Widette, John Belushi as Jeff Widette, and Jane Curtin as Betty Widette durin...

Hot Lips Houlihan, Nurse Extraordinaire!

November 28, 2017

Loretta Swit In 'MASH' American actress Loretta Swit, in costume as Major Margaret Houlihan, in a scene from the television series 'MASH,' California, 1980. (Photo by CBS Photo A...

Benny Hill, World Famous, Comedic Genius!

November 27, 2017

JANUARY 01: (AUSTRALIA OUT) Photo of English comedian Benny Hill (1925-1992) dressed as his character Fred Scuttle posed circa 1975. (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns) British com...

“Get Smart” – A Lovable but Incompetent Hero

November 13, 2017

Don Adams as Maxwell Smart/Agent 86 and Barbara Feldon as Agent 99 in the television series 'Get Smart', circa 1965. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/G...

Bob Crane, The Story

November 9, 2017

Bob Crane was probably best remembered for his role as senior ranking, Colonel Hogan on the 1960’s television series, Hogan’s Heroes.” The popular series originally aired from 1965 to 1971. Colo...

BULLITT – Steve McQueen’s Famous Car Chase!

November 7, 2017

Steve McQueen, also known as the “King of Cool,” starred in the 1968 box office hit movie, “Bullitt,” which had us all sitting on the edge of our seats! McQueen’s perso...

Tina Louise - So Much More Than Just a Pretty Face!

November 7, 2017

We all remember Tina Louise as ‘Ginger Grant’ on “Gilligan’s Island”, but do you really know what she did before or after the sitcom? After high school she went to ac...

Atari’s Pong – The Pioneer of Video Games!

November 6, 2017

In this day and age, you would be hard-pressed to find a child, or even adult for that matter, that was not familiar with the concept of video games. What we know as vid...

Rare Photos Awaken Memories Of The Best Time To Be Aliv...

November 6, 2017

Every decade has its iconic moments, treasured stars, and its contributions to society as a whole. Collected here are some rare photos that awaken fond memories f...

Evolution Of The Daytime Soap Opera

November 4, 2017

Originally, television programming was mostly conservative. Programs mimicked the likes of radio melodramas that were so very popular. Early on in the history of television broadcas...

“The Mod Squad," Cool Cops!

November 3, 2017

The Mod Squad was a crime/drama television series that ran from 1968 to 1973. At the time, the show pushed the limits on what we, as a society, were willing to accept and buy into. Amer...

Hervé Villechaize – A Little Man That Made A Big Impres...

November 2, 2017

Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize was a most unique and interesting actor and artist at heart. While he had a strong affinity for the Arts, especially acting ...

Carrie Fisher And The Dirty Name She Used To Describe H...

November 1, 2017

Actress, Carrie Fisher, is probably best known for portraying the beautiful space Princess Leia on the epic, science fiction blockbuster, Star Wars. If you re...

The Strangest Trade In Baseball History - Wife Swap?

November 1, 2017

Although you may or may not have heard of wife swapping; also known as “swinging,” I am going to go out on a limb and say that you probably have. Make no mistake th...

60 Groovy Photos Of The Good Old Days

October 31, 2017

Charlie's Cheerleaders. Cheryl Ladd and Jaclyn Smith shake their pompoms in 1978. Pictured here are Cheryl Ladd and Jaclyn Smith, willing to do whatever it takes to solve each ep...

I Dream of Jeannie – Didn’t Every Man?

October 31, 2017

Jeannie (Barbara Eden), a Genie, was the Lady in the Bottle that every man dreamed of. Although, for fictional, handsome astronaut, Captain Tony Nelson (Larry Hagman), she w...

Groovy Photos You've Never Seen Before

October 30, 2017

It’s once again time to take a peek into the old Groovy History archives and when you see what we have collected here you’ll be full of nostalgia in no time. Old school toys, long ou...

Maureen McCormick – The Curse of Marcia Brady!

October 30, 2017

The blond bombshell actress, Maureen McCormick, is probably best known for her role on the hit television show, The Brady Bunch. McCormick played Marcia, the oldest da...

LET’S MAKE A DEAL! The Monty Hall Version

October 27, 2017

The “Let’s Make a Deal,” game show originally aired from 1963-1977. The premise of which, is that the studio audience participated in the show. Other game shows at the ti...

Elvis Presley Saved His Best Dance Moves For The Bedroo...

October 26, 2017

It is no secret that Elvis Presley gained unrivaled notoriety and fame during his epic music and acting career. His striking good looks, talent and charm wer...

It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown - A Halloween Fav...

October 26, 2017

It’s that time of the year when one of the most beloved of Halloween animated TV specials comes on from 1966 - “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” Thi...

Lost in Space/Early Science Fiction

October 25, 2017

Lost in Space was a sci-fi television series (1965 – 1968) that spun-off of the adventures of the Space Family Robinson, a comic book published by Gold Key Comics in 1962. Husband ...