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Go-Go Boots: A History Of The Footwear That Ruled The 1960s

Fads | February 19, 2019

Go-go boots were mod; they were space-age; they appealed to hippies and Motown divas and high-street fashionistas alike. They were a little bit cutesy and a...

Lyndon Johnson Had An Amphibious Car, Didn't You?

Fads | February 18, 2019

Do we need an amphibious car? Lyndon Johnson thought so. President Lyndon B. Johnson was one of a relatively few people who owned an Amphicar, a seaworthy automobile ...

How VHS Tapes Invented On-Demand Everything

Entertainment | February 17, 2019

August 30, 1983 -- models pose with VHS releases from Embassy Home Video Entertainment, touting a promotion via the UK's Sun newspaper. (Photo by Russell McPhedran/Fairfax Med...

Bubbling Up In The Hot '70s: Jacuzzis, The Untold Story

Fads | February 16, 2019

Turn the lights down low and fire up the jets -- it's Jacuzzi time in the '70s. Jacuzzis and hot tubs proliferated in the decade of disco, with these relaxing a...

Who Was In The Rat Pack? Sinatra's Vegas Crew, Explained

Icons | February 15, 2019

Sammy Davis Jr. (1925 - 1990, left) as Charles Salt and Peter Lawford (1923 - 1984), as Christopher Pepper in 'One More Time', directed by Jerry Lewis, 1969. (Pho...

Who Did Warren Beatty Date?: The Full List Of His Lovers

Icons | February 14, 2019

Actress Julie Christie and actor Warren Beatty attend 'The Go-Between' New York City Premiere on July 28, 1971 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. (P...

100 Top Male Singers Of The '50s, '60s, And '70s Who Changed Music

Music | February 13, 2019

Musical tastes change, but influence lasts forever. A list of the top 100 male singers of the '50s, '60s and '70s that shaped music history pulls in ...

7 Things That Didn't Fly In The 1960s But Seem Tame Now

Culture | February 12, 2019

Family Riding In Convertible, 1960s. A man, woman and three children smile from a convertible while driving on a family trip, 1960s. Source: (Lambert/Getty Images)...

The 1964 Good Friday Earthquake: Alaska's Armageddon

Culture | February 11, 2019

Those Alaskans who lived through it will never forget the calamity of March 27, 1964: the Good Friday Earthquake. Alaska is prone to earthquakes, moreso than Calif...

Jessica Lange, Then And Now: How The Young 'King Kong' Siren Became A Star

Icons | February 10, 2019

American actress Jessica Lange on the set of "King Kong," directed by John Guillermin. Source: (Dino De Laurentis Company/Paramount Pictures/Sun...

Were Bela Lugosi And Boris Karloff Rivals? The Truth About Dracula Vs. Frankenstein

Icons | February 9, 2019

Boris Karloff as Edmond Bateman and Bela Lugosi as Dr Richard Vallin in a scene from the1935 film, "The Raven" directed by Lew Landers ...

LEGOs Came To The US In The '70s And Still Rule Our Lives Today

Culture | February 8, 2019

The LEGO System -- or as most call them, LEGOs -- came to America in the 1970s but has been around in one form or another for over 60 years. And with th...

The 'Grease' Gal Who Got Physical: Olivia Newton-John, Then And Now

Icons | February 7, 2019

We'll always remember Olivia Newton-John for Grease, the 1978 musical film in which she played the wholesome Sandy (well, wholesome until the end) o...

Did Alfred Hitchcock Sexually Harass His Female Stars?

Entertainment | February 6, 2019

Alfred Hitchcock English film director and producer Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980) frames a shot with his hands, 1964. Source: (Tony Evans/Timelapse Library Ltd./Ge...

Woodstock Fashion: Photos Of Hippie Chicks And What They Wore

Fads | February 5, 2019

A couple attending the Woodstock Music Festival smiles while standing outside the shelter they've built during the concert, Bethel, NY, August 1969. Source: ...

Why Karen Carpenter's Death Still Haunts Us

Music | February 4, 2019

American singer and musician Karen Carpenter (1950 - 1983) of the soft rock duo The Carpenters, plays the drums while singing. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Karen Carpenter ...

How Charles Manson Ruined Dennis Wilson's Life

Culture | February 3, 2019

In the late 1960s, it was probably not a good idea to hang around with Charles Manson. Dennis Wilson didn't know that -- but nobody did, at least, not the way we know...