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The True Story Of Sukeban: Violent Girl Gangs Of '70s Japan

Culture | July 18, 2019

Violent schoolgirls on the loose, ruthless brawlers in cute outfits, teens with concealed razor blades -- the young female street-gangsters known as sukeban...

Why Isn't Suzi Quatro In The Rock Hall Of Fame? The First Rock Chick, Then And Now

Icons | July 17, 2019

Left: Suzi Quatro on the cover of Rolling Stone in 1975. Right: On stage at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1978. Sources: eBay; Davi...

Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark And Movie Macabre Hostess, Then And Now

Icons | July 16, 2019

Anyone who was living in Los Angeles in the 1980s remembers the big black hair, gratuitous puns, and the late night b-movies of Elvira’s Movie Maca...

Magic Smackdown!: When 'Amazing' Randi Humiliated Uri Geller

Entertainment | July 15, 2019

In 1973, spoon-bending "psychic" Uri Geller appeared on The Tonight Show -- and walked into a trap set by host Johnny Carson and the magician/skeptic James...

Before Rocky And The Fonz, They Were Lords Of Flatbush

Entertainment | July 14, 2019

The 1974 indie film The Lords of Flatbush became a hit on the backs of its stars Sylvester Stallone and Henry Winkler, who were nobodies at the time the movie wa...

Julie London: The 'Emergency!' Life Saver Who Was 'Too Sexy'

Icons | July 13, 2019

Which Julie London do you remember? Successful as both a singer and actress, Julie London had at least two phases of her career: there was Julie the sultry...

Disco Demolition Night, 1979: When Fed-Up Rock Fans Exploded

Fads | July 12, 2019

Steve Dahl waves to the crowd during an anti-disco promotion at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, July 12, 1979. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images) Right: A ...

Diner: The Stellar Cast List And Subtle Story That Changed Movies

Entertainment | July 11, 2019

Barry Levinson's 1982 coming-of-age movie Diner was a small movie with a nothing cast that was only modestly successful -- but its actors went on to b...

1968: Van Morrison Risks His Life & Career For 'Astral Weeks'

Music | July 10, 2019

Singer/songwriter Van Morrison performs with flutist Artie Kaplan and his upright bass player at a Warner Brothers party at Steve Paul's The Scene nightclub ...

Fleetwood Mac's 'Tusk,' 40 Years Later: What The Hell Were They Thinking?

Music | July 9, 2019

Fleetwood Mac’s 1979 double LP Tusk was called ambitious, ragged, “gleeful and elusive,” fragmented, sprawling, “over-egged pudding,” and wors...

How Dennis Hopper's 'Last Movie' Got Him Kicked Out Of Hollywood

Icons | July 8, 2019

Actor and director Dennis Hopper and cameraman Laslo Kovacs prepare to shoot a scene from his movie 'Easy Rider' in 1969 in Taos, New Mexico. (Photo by Mi...

Young Frankenstein's Igor, And More: The Marty Feldman Story

Icons | July 7, 2019

With his bulging eyes, Marty Feldman was one of the most distinctive faces in entertainment, with an unforgettable appearance as Igor in Mel Brooks' 1974 c...

1976: 'Frampton Comes Alive' Makes Peter Frampton A One-Album Wonder

Music | July 6, 2019

Peter Frampton performs at Oakland Stadium on July 2, 1977 in Oakland, California. Source: (Photo by Ed Perlstein/Redferns/Getty Images) Certain thi...

How The Hells Angels Became America's Notorious Black Sheep

Culture | July 5, 2019

Members of the Hells Angels gang, acting as both security and hoodlums, jump the stage with Jorma Kaukonen of the Jefferson Airplane on December 6, 1969 at the...

Service Before Stardom: Photos Of 28 Icons Who Served In The Military

Culture | July 4, 2019

Left: Willie Nelson playing a show in South Carolina in 1996. Right: Nelson during his time in the air force, circa 1950. Sources: (Paul Natkin/WireI...

Mr. Wizard, TV's Original Science Guy: Highly Experimental Stuff

Entertainment | July 3, 2019

For decades, Don Herbert, better known as Mr. Wizard, wowed American youngsters with science. Watch Mr. Wizard's demonstrations of chemistry and physic...

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