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The Zombies: The British Invasion Group That Almost Wasn't There

Music | April 19, 2021

Portrait of British group The Zombies taken in the 1960's.; (Photo by King Collection/Photoshot/Getty Images) The Zombies gave us three hit singles that...

Summer of '42: Nostalgia-Driven Coming Of Age Movie From 1971 That Made Millions

Entertainment | April 18, 2021

Actress Jennifer O'Neill and actor Gary Grimes in a scene from the Warner Bros. movie 'Summer of '42.' (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Get...

Velvet Underground's Nico, A Chelsea Girl From Germany

Icons | April 17, 2021

CIRCA 1967: Singer and entertainer Nico poses for a portrait session in circa 1967. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) The model, singer and actress Ni...

Who Was Eden Ahbez? The First Hippie's Strange Biography

Entertainment | April 16, 2021

In the 1940s, eden ahbez's look of long hair, beard, sandals, and flowing garments wasn't common. Nor was his back-to-earth lifestyle -- he was a hippie before...

Marsha Hunt: Mick Jagger's 'Brown Sugar' Inspiration, Then And Now

Icons | April 15, 2021

Singer, actress and model Marsha Hunt, 21st August 1969. (Photo by McCarthy/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Marsha Hunt didn't write "Brown...

The Thorn Birds Cast: A Mini-Series About Australia Filmed In The U.S.

Entertainment | April 14, 2021

Richard Chamberlain and Rachel Ward in 'The Thorn Birds.' Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via...

'Come And Get Your Love' By Redbone: American Indians In The Top 40

Music | April 13, 2021

Redbone circa 1972. Photo by Charlie Gillett/Redferns “Come and Get Your Love” by Redbone made waves in 1974, reaching #5 on Billboard's Hot 100. The...

Beverly Cleary And Ramona Quimby Changed How Kids Read

Culture | April 12, 2021

Ramona Quimby, a creation of author Beverly Cleary, was a part of many young readers' childhoods in the 1970s and '80s. Though Ramona made an first appearance in...

Klaatu: The Fake Beatles, History And Facts Of The Canadian Un-Fab Three

Music | April 11, 2021

A sticker depicting Ringo Starr as the alien Klaatu that was released to promote his 1974 album 'Goodnight Vienna.' (Photo by Paul Chesne/Michael ...

Excalibur: King Arthur's Sword And Story Of The 1981 Film

Entertainment | April 10, 2021

John Boorman's 1981 medieval fantasy epic Excalibur provides a bleak and gruesome telling of England's most beloved folk tale. Based on the 15th-century Arthu...

1965: When The Houston Astrodome Was The Eighth Wonder of the World

Culture | April 9, 2021

The Houston Astrodome, dubbed “the 8th Wonder of the World,” celebrated many firsts in sports arena history when construction ended in 1965. The spa...

The Night David Copperfield Made The Statue Of Liberty Disappear

Entertainment | April 8, 2021

The greatest magic trick on TV? David Copperfield's disappearing Statue of Liberty, without a doubt. When Copperfield pulled off this vanishing act -- ...

Bad News Bears: Cast List Of The Little League Blockbuster

Entertainment | April 7, 2021

Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal. (Photo by FilmPublicityArchive/United Archives via Getty Images) The 1976 baseball comedy The Bad News Bears featured Walter Mat...

Joi Lansing: 'Beverly Hillbillies' Gladys Flatt And All-Around TV Bombshell

Entertainment | April 6, 2021

Joi Lansing, 1950's. (Photo by Film Favorites/Getty Images) Joi Lansing was an actress and model popular in the age of the blonde bombshells,...

Minnie Riperton: The 'Lovin' You' Whistle Singer And Maya Rudolph's Mom

Music | April 5, 2021

R&B singer Minnie Riperton poses for a portrait in August 1975 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Minnie R...

Clackers: The Toy That Was Banned Just Because It Injured Kids

Culture | April 4, 2021

The banned children's toys known as clackers were loud, but were they dangerous? If you played with them as a kid in the '60s or '70s, you remember the c...

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