The Best Behind The Scenes Stories Of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

Entertainment | June 20, 2022

The incomparable writer/director John Hughes owned the ‘80s. His 1986 “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” continues to charm generations long after its ...

Naked Came The Stranger: The Story Of A Literary Hoax

Culture | June 17, 2022

In 1964, in Grove Press v. Gerstein, the Supreme Court decided that Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer had literary merit and should not be censored. This opened the...

The Tale Of Men At Work's #1 Hit "Down Under"

Music | June 15, 2022

The Australian band, Men At Work, made waves in 1982 with their international sensation, “Down Under.” Written by lead singer Colin Hay, the rollicking hit ranked #1 for ...

Things You Didn’t Know About The NeverEnding Story

Entertainment | June 13, 2022

The NeverEnding Story tells the tale of a young boy, Bastian (Barrett Oliver), who steals a book and reads it in the scariest room in his school. As he reads, the ...

Conan The Barbarian: The Arnold Schwarzenegger Introduction

Entertainment | June 10, 2022

Austrian-born American actor Arnold Schwarzenegger on the set of Conan the Barbarian, directed by John Milius. (Photo by Dino De Laurentiis/Universal Pictures/...

Pete Rose: Beyond The Stats And The Scandals

Editor Picks | June 8, 2022

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 1980: Pete Rose of the Philadelphia Phillies bats against the Kansas City Royals during the World Series in October 1980 at Kauffman Stadium in Kans...

Robocop And The Hellish Suit Of Armor That Led To Success

Entertainment | June 6, 2022

American actors Nancy Allen and Peter Weller on the set of RoboCop, directed by Paul Verhoeven. (Photo by Orion Pictures Corporation/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via ...

The Turbulent Marriage Of Janet Leigh And Tony Curtis

Icons | June 3, 2022

By the time Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis met in 1950 at an RKO publicity party, she had already been married twice, albeit briefly each time, and had made a name f...

Behind The Scenes Of Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

Entertainment | June 1, 2022

Actors Harrison Ford and Sean Connery on the set of "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade". (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images) “Indiana Jones And ...

When A Teacher Became The Greatest American Hero

Entertainment | May 30, 2022

In 1981, America got a new superhero: the Greatest American Hero. Unlike so many other superheroes, his powers were not within him, but rather part of the suit he wore...

How Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny Devito Made Movie Magic With "Twins"

Entertainment | May 27, 2022

Arnold Schwarzenegger looking back at Danny DeVito in a scene from the film 'Twins', 1988. (Photo by Universal/Getty Images) The ‘80s loved oddb...

Stories Behind The Man Who Fell To Earth

Entertainment | May 25, 2022

David Bowie in "The Man Who Fell to Earth" (Photo by Steve Schapiro/Corbis via Getty Images) David Bowie in "The Man Who Fell to Earth" (Photo by Steve Schapiro/Corbis via Getty ...

The Story Of Tom Petty's "Free Fallin"

Music | May 23, 2022

Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty during The 19th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony - Rehearsal at Waldorf Astoria in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by KM...

“Horse With No Name”: The Song That Brought America Fame

Music | May 20, 2022

The members of America met on a U.S. Air Force base outside London in the late 1960s, as their fathers were stationed there; after performing gigs around L...

The Behind The Scenes Stories Of "Bull Durham"

Entertainment | May 18, 2022

Kevin Costner playing catcher on a baseball team in a scene from the film 'Bull Durham', 1988. (Photo by The Mount Company/Getty Images) The debate for the greatest baseb...

The Smurftastic Beginnings Of The Smurfs

Entertainment | May 16, 2022

The smurfs (Photo by RDB/ullstein bild via Getty Images) Pierre Culliford, a Belgian cartoonist writing under the pen name Peyo created the Smurfs in 1958. His creations debute...

The Best Behind The Scene Stories Of Tom Hanks' "Big"

Entertainment | May 13, 2022

Actor Tom Hanks shot in Los Angeles for the film Big with actress Elizabeth Perkins. (Photo by Aaron Rapoport/Corbis via Getty Images) In 1988, “Big” starring Tom ...

Did Superman Kill George Reeves?

Entertainment | May 11, 2022

American actor George Reeves (1914 - 1959), as Superman, stands with Phyllis Coates, as Lois Lane, in a still from the television series, 'Adventures of Superman,' c. 1952. (Photo by Hul...

The Spy Who Loved Me

Entertainment | July 7, 2021

The James Bond movies function similar to the Presidency. The faces may change but the institution remains the same. For James Bond, “The Spy Who Loved Me” represented a return to prominence. Aft...

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...

John F. Kennedy Jr., The President's Son: Facts And Stories

Icons | November 25, 2019

John F. Kennedy Jr. during Labor Day Weekend - August 31, 1980 at Kennedy Compound Pier in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. Source: (Photo by Ron Galella/Ron Galel...

Sally Field: Then And Now, From Gidget To Mama Gump

Icons | November 6, 2019

Sally Field circa 1980. (Photo by Aaron Rapoport/Corbis via Getty Images) From surfer girl to labor leader, from supernatural nun to Mary Todd Lincoln, Sally Field's...

UPDATE: After Cancer Battle, Alex Trebek Is Back To Celebrate 35 Years On 'Jeopardy!'

Icons | May 30, 2019

UPDATE: On Monday, September 9, 2019, Alex Trebek returned from his battle with pancreatic cancer to host Jeopardy!'s season premi...

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

Icons | February 14, 2019

Circa 1961: Actor Warren Beatty and actress Natalie Wood attend a party in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) The ...

Vintage Photos That Were Never Edited - Look Closer

Uncategorized | February 6, 2019

Some photos don’t need to be edited, especially when they show what life was like before Photoshop. Kids hanging out at Woodstock, a young Mick Jagger, English comedy t...

Peggy Lipton, Mod Squad's Julie Barnes, Was An Icon Of Hip TV

Entertainment | December 31, 2018

Peggy Lipton in publicity photos for 'The Mod Squad' from in 1969 and 'Twin Peaks' from 1990. Photos: ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty; IMDBImages) Actress...

Groovy Female Music Artists From The ‘60s And ‘70s

Music | December 30, 2018

A lot of groovy things happened in the ‘60s and ‘70s; not the least of which was an awesome shift in the music scene! Sylvie Vartan (pictured above) was just one...

Groovy Trivia From 1960

Culture | December 29, 2018

Cafe Jukebox TVA couple dancing by a jukebox in a coffee bar. Groovy! Source: (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images) Jukeboxes, as well as many other period-specific concepts, weren’t exclu...

Exile - A Seemingly One-Hit Wonder Group From The Groovy Era – Reinvented

Music | December 28, 2018

The Exiles at the Granada Theater in Emporia, Kansas 9-7-2014. Originally known as 'The Exile’s, is an American band founded in Richmond, Ke...

The Rise of the Preppy

Culture | December 27, 2018

The elite, private, preparatory schools of New England developed their own style of clothing that, at least for men, stretched back to the 1920s and 1930s. But it was in the 1960s that this sty...

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