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Only the Good Die Young… 10 Entertainers Lost Way Too S...

February 12, 2018

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “only the good die young.” It sounds cliché but is, oh, so true! Over the years we have loved and lost many fine entertaine...

Charlene Tilton… a.k.a., Lucy Ewing

February 9, 2018

I’m sure I don’t have to remind you who Charlene Tilton is. But, just in case I do… she is a tiny, blond spitfire actress… all 4’11 of her! She was a beautiful, perky, young, fre...

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

February 8, 2018

The writers of the long running Saturday Night Live (SNL) show and the actors that portrayed the characters, have been delighting us for years with their over the top...

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

February 7, 2018

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...

Bob Crane...The Story!

February 6, 2018

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. Col...

Jay North – How well did we know Dennis the Menace?

February 5, 2018

Dennis the Menace, television sitcom (1959 – 1963) starred child actor, Jay North. When the series began, North was just 7 years old. As you might remember, the s...

LET’S MAKE A DEAL! The Monty Hall Version

February 1, 2018

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 tim...

Starlet, Marilyn Monroe

January 31, 2018

Few people will dispute that Norma Jeane Mortenson, better known as the celebrated Marilyn Monroe, was one of the most alluring and spectacular sex symbols of her time. Naturally a brunette, sh...

Groovy Teen Idol Bobby Sherman

January 30, 2018

Way before there was a Justin Bieber or even a Justin Timberlake, there was a teen idol named Bobby Sherman! In the late 60’s and early 70’s, teenage girls had his poster on their walls, ...

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The Movie!

January 29, 2018

After the Beatles had retired from touring, Paul McCartney came up with the concept for a new song about an Edwardian era military band; i.e., Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely...

Disney Darling, Hayley Mills!

January 26, 2018

Hayley Mills appeared in six films for Walt Disney, her most famous role was as twins Susan and Sharon in “The Parent Trap” with Brian Keith and Maureen O’Hara.The success of the song she ...

You’re Gonna Make It After All!

January 25, 2018

Who can turn the world on with her smile? Mary Richards, that’s who! Mary Richards (Mary Tyler Moore) was the beautiful, fresh-faced, single, career woman on the hit television sitcom,...

Let's Go To a Drive-In Movie!

January 24, 2018

Who remembers going to drive-in movies when you were a kid? There was something special about sitting under the stars and watching the big screen from your car. You could be as loud as you...

One Of These Days These Boots Are Gonna Walk All Over Y...

January 23, 2018

Nancy Sinatra captured our attention back in the 1960’s when she came out with her hit song, “These Boots Are Made For Walking” and wore her boots with little ...

Remembering Girl Groups of the 60's

January 22, 2018

Remember back when girl groups dominated the radio in the 60’s? Although they were also popular back in the 50’s, the 60’s is the decade that they were most remembered.With names lik...

“Don’t look, Ethel!” Do You Remember, STREAKING?

January 19, 2018

Those of you who remember the spectacle of streaking, remember that it was widely recognized, in the 1960’s and 1970’s, as the act of a person running nude through...

Bewitching Facts About Bewitched

January 18, 2018

Sol Saks, who created the series Bewitched, admitted in several interviews that his script for the pilot episode was inspired by the films “I Married a Witch” and “Bell, Book and Candle...

Having a 'Ball' on The Lucy Show and Here's Lucy!

January 17, 2018

Two years after her divorce from Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball returned to TV in 1962 with her own wacky sitcom, “The Lucy Show”. There had never been anything like it on TV...

Public School Air Raid Drills – Do You Remember?

January 16, 2018

In the 1960’s everyone was urged to dig holes in the backyard to erect shelters, ensuring survival in the event of a nuclear attack. The shelters were to be carefully ...

Raquel Welch - International Sex Symbol

January 15, 2018

From an early age Raquel Welch knew that she wanted to be a performer. She attended ballet classes from the age of seven until she was seventeen. During high school a stunning Ra...

The Munsters - A Mini Documentary

January 11, 2018

The Munsters originally aired on CBS from 1964 to 1966. It was a sitcom about a family of monsters who lived amid a non-monster world. Although the Munster family couldn’t personally o...

Batman vs. Catwoman

January 10, 2018

GOOD vs. EVIL is an age-old challenge. The Batman & Robin television series’ main focus was that good always triumphs over evil. Even when villains were wreaking havoc on Gotham City, Batman never l...

Beach Beauties of the 60's

January 9, 2018

The girls of summer back in the 60’s, images of Annette frolicking with Frankie or Gidget on her surfboard. Southern California was the place to be in the 60’s. The Queen of Beach movies had ...

Entertainers Lost Way Too Soon!

January 8, 2018

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “only the good die young.” It sounds cliché but is, oh, so true! Over the years we have loved and lost many fine entertainers, suddenly, unexpectedly, a...

Ricky Nelson – From "Ozzie and Harriett" to Musical Sta...

January 5, 2018

Ricky Nelson was seen as an all-American boy throughout his appearance on the show with his real-life family. By the mid 1960’s, however, America’s social cl...

The Original Dating Game – A Classic Game Show!

January 3, 2018

The Dating Game… a show, that first aired in 1965. The innovative show highlighted a female contestant that was to decide who she wanted to go on a dream date with, ba...

The Gas Shortage of the 1970’s

January 2, 2018

Gas stations were selling gas on an odd/even day basis. If your license plate number ended in an even number, you could buy gas on certain days and the same concept applied to odd numb...

Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog… An Accidental Sensation!

January 1, 2018

“Joy to the World” is a song best known to have been performed by the popular rock group, Three Dog Night. The band arose in 1967 during the groovy era. The song was...

Hot Lips Houlihan, Nurse Extraordinaire!

December 29, 2017

Major Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan, was the nurse in charge of the famous 4077th. It probably goes without saying that the 4077th refers to the mobile army surgical hospital un...

Were You a “Dead-Head?”

December 28, 2017

If you were a dead-head, that means you were an uber-fan of the Grateful Dead! The Grateful Dead was a psychedelic rock band from yesteryear that emerged in 1965 during the counterculture er...

Benny Hill, World Famous, Comedic Genius!

December 27, 2017

British comedian, Benny Hill was quite possibly one of the best known, longest running funny men in recent history; although somewhat underrated. His style was bit quirky, outr...

Gidget, The Original Surfer Girl

December 25, 2017

Sandra Dee captivated audiences, in the 1959 beach movie, “Gidget.” Gidget was a California girl that rode the waves long before it was acceptable for girls to surf. The character of G...

KISS… A Band Like No Other!

December 22, 2017

KISS is an American rock band that emerged in 1973. The band was well known and easily recognized by their unique face paint and on-stage costumes. Their costumes and performances were ela...

Woodstock - Behind The Scenes Of 3 Days of Beautiful Pe...

December 21, 2017

Woodstock was the name given to a music festival held in the United States of America in 1969. The festival attracted an audience of nearly a half million. It ...

Easy Rider

December 20, 2017

“Easy Rider” was a 1969 classic biker movie that targeted the young, counterculture, hippie generation. The movie was about two bikers, Wyatt and Billy, who took off on a cross-country adventure on their Har...

The Beauties of Hee Haw!

December 19, 2017

Hee Haw was a variety show featuring country music and cornpone-humor. Although it only aired from 1969 to 1971, it remained popular in syndication until 1997. Despite the fact that the premis...

Famous Lovely Ladies Named Linda!

December 18, 2017

It shouldn’t be surprising that we idolize some very famous, “Lindas.” Their faces and accomplishments stand on their own.Linda Evans: an American actress known as, Audra Barkley, on ...

Stevie Nicks – Inspiration and beauty at its finest!

December 15, 2017

When singer/songwriter, Stevie Nicks, made the music scene, America had no idea what was to come. She had an innocent confidence, a sense of fashion, a huge folks...

Carly Simon – The Story Behind, “You’re So Vain”

December 14, 2017

Carly Simon always had a reputation for being funny, talented and well connected. She had a distinct look that was thought to be both exotic and erotic. All of...

“Get Smart” – A Lovable But Incompetent Hero

December 13, 2017

The television series, Get Smart, was the clever creation of two very funny guys, Mel Brooks and Buck Henry. Get Smart, starred Don Adams as Maxwell Smart, Agent 86, ...

Daisy Duke, Southern Belle

December 12, 2017

Daisy Duke was 1/3 of the mischievous cousins portrayed on the Dukes of Hazzard sitcom, which first aired in 1979. She was played by the beautiful Catherine Bach. She and the other 2/3 of the...

Bob Seger, "Night Moves," A Coming Of Age Song

December 11, 2017

Night Moves by Bob Seger was one of the iconic songs of the 1970’s that told the story of a young boy’s coming of age. Seger drew inspiration for the lyrics to Night Moves...

Angie Dickinson - A Legend With Legs!

December 8, 2017

Angie Dickinson had it all! She was the total package with brains, talent and stunning good looks! When she began to be noticed for her sex appeal she also began entering pageants ...

Bullitt - Steve McQueen's Famous Car Chase!

December 6, 2017

Steve McQueen, also known as the “King of Cool,” starred in the 1968 box office hit movie, “Bullitt.” He was cast as the character of San Francisco Police Lieutenant Frank Bu...

“The Mod Squad," Cool Cops!

December 5, 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. The squ...

Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In – Sock it to me!

December 4, 2017

Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In was a comedy television show that aired on NBC from 1968-1973. The title of the show was a word play on the sit-ins and love-ins that had becom...

It's A Family Affair

December 1, 2017

In 1966, the sitcom Family Affair won the hearts of TV viewers when three cute orphaned children from Indiana come to live with their well-to-do Uncle Bill and his British butler, Mr. French, in Ma...

I Dream of Jeannie – Didn’t Every Man?

November 30, 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 wa...

Charlie's Angels, The Curvy Crime Fighting Trio

November 29, 2017

Charlie’s Angels was a crime/drama television series that first aired in September 1976. The show featured a bombshell trio of “gumshoe” beauties working for a private de...

Freddie Prinze - Chico & The Man

November 28, 2017

Chico and the Man first aired on NBC in 1974 and ran for 4 seasons. Actor, Freddie Prinze (Frederick Karl Pruetzel), was cast as Chico Rodriguez and Jack Albertson, starred as Ed Brown,...

I Got You Babe – Sonny & Cher!

November 27, 2017

Sonny & Cher were a dynamic, POP, husband and wife duo that took the entertainment world, by storm during the 1960’s & 1970’s. Salvatore Bono (Sonny) met Cherilyn Sarkisian (Cher) in ...

Yabba Dabba Doo, Meet The Flintstones!

November 24, 2017

Back in September of 1960, The Flintstones premiered on primetime TV as the first animated sitcom by the team of Hanna-Barbera. This cartoon was almost called, “The Flagstones” bu...

Animal House

November 22, 2017

National Lampoon’s Animal House was an epic comedy movie released in 1978 by Universal Pictures. The movie was based on stories written by Chris Miller, Harold Ramis and Ivan Reitman after drawing on thei...

Baby You Can Drive My Muscle Car

November 21, 2017

What comes to mind when you hear the term, ‘muscle car’? Vehicles associated with speed, big engines and the car everyone has to look at twice or more with envy and admiration.In the ea...

Wecome Back Kotter - Up your nose with a rubber hose!

November 16, 2017

Television sitcom, Welcome Back, Kotter, first aired in 1975. The show portrayed a group of students, fondly referred to as “Sweathogs.” Mr. Kotter, had their numb...

Grace Slick, Wild Child

November 15, 2017

Grace Slick, was a very successful singer-songwriter, musician, artist, and model in the 1960’s. Slick is, and was, well known for her role in the growing, “psychedelic” rock and roll music an...

All in the Family… “THOSE WERE THE DAYS!”

November 13, 2017

Television sitcom, All in the Family, was one of those shows that premiered in the early 1970’s intended to relate to “real,” and current social issues. Instead of the f...

Bond Beauties of the 60’s

November 9, 2017

Bond, James Bond had some of the most beautiful women at his side in the 60’s and 70’s! Ursula Andress has to be the reigning ‘Queen of the Bond Beauties’! Portraying the character Honey Ryd...

The Old and New Adventures of Wonder Woman

November 8, 2017

Wonder Woman made the leap from DC Comics to television in 1975, starring Lynda Carter as the Amazon super heroine for three seasons. The first season was set in WWII, the sec...

Dazed and Confused… Cheech & Chong!

November 6, 2017

In 1967 at the age of 21, after graduating from California State University with a writing degree, and during the uproar surrounding the Vietnam War, Richard “Cheech” Marin, fled t...

Lost in Space/Early Science Fiction

November 3, 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 a...

Loni Anderson – Knockout Blonde!

November 1, 2017

Given her poise and beauty, it is no surprise that her mother, Maxine (Kallin) Anderson, was a model. She followed in her mother’s footsteps doing some modeling as well as entering ...

Live From New York, It's Saturday Night!

October 30, 2017

Saturday Night Live, a sketch comedy/variety show, first aired in 1975. The show was originally titled, NBC’s Saturday Night. Forty-two years later, the show is commonly referr...

The Juicy Story Behind The Sophia Loren-Jayne Mansfield...

October 27, 2017

The most famous side-eye or even stink eye photo in history belongs to Sophia Loren’s reaction to Jayne Mansfield and her famous large assets! Here’s a little ...

Tom Petty - The Legend (Video)

October 18, 2017

The music world was saddened to learn of the passing of music-great, Tom Petty, on October 2, 2017. Petty was a singer, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist. He also da...

Saturday Morning TV Shows Back In The 70s (Video)

October 18, 2017

Back when kids ate Count Chocula or Boo Berry cereal for breakfast, Saturday mornings were a big deal when it came to TV! There were shows and cartoons that featured th...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Video)

October 18, 2017

When the Rocky Horror Picture Show, a British-American film, premiered in 1975, every teenager in the United States flocked to the theater to see the spectacle. The film begins wit...

Come On Get Happy! (Video)

October 18, 2017

Who doesn’t remember the iconic 1970’s television sitcom, The Partridge Family? The hit show first aired in 1970 and ran through early 1974. It was a show about a widowed mother raising 5 ...