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Martine Beswick, Double Bond Girl Of The '60s, Then And Now

Entertainment | September 26, 2020

Left: Martine Beswick on the set of 'Thunderball' at Pinewood Studios, Buckinghamshire, 12th March 1965. Right: Beswick in 'Prehistoric Women.' Sources: Photo ...

Christopher Reeve, Superman: How The Role Nobody Could Play Went To A Nobody

Icons | September 25, 2020

Few casting choices can touch Christopher Reeve as Superman in the 1978 film of the same name. Could the DC Comics blockbuster have succeed...

Howdy Doody, 1960: Clarabell The Clown Ends It With Two Words

Entertainment | September 24, 2020

On September 24, 1960, the children's TV institution Howdy Doody came to an end, and it was Clarabell the Clown who made sure we knew it was truly over. C...

Isaac Hayes' 'Hot Buttered Soul' And The Stax Crisis That Let It Happen

Music | September 23, 2020

Portrait of American musician Isaac Hayes (1942 - 2008). New York, New York, 1972. The photo was taken during a shoot for Essence magazine. (Photo ...

Chariots Of The Gods: Sketchy Tales Of Ancient Aliens Became A Best Seller

Culture | September 22, 2020

Erich Von Däniken's Chariots of the Gods told us that aliens were responsible for everything from the pyramids at Giza to the statues of East...

Monday Night Football: 50 Years Of Facts And Trivia

Entertainment | September 21, 2020

Howard Cosell, Frank Gifford, and Don Meredith in 1971. Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images On Se...

Catch-22, A Movie With Too Many Stars? Cast List Of The 1970 WWII Farce

Entertainment | September 20, 2020

What could unite Alan Arkin, Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Art Garfunkel, Bob Balaban and more? Catch-22, a 1961 novel (by Joseph Heller) that ...

'After The Gold Rush,' Neil Young's Soundtrack Of A Lost Movie: Lyrics And Meaning

Music | September 19, 2020

Neil Young on the cover of 'After The Gold Rush/' Source: Flickr.com Neil Young's After The Gold Rush is one of the great albums in cl...

Jimi Hendrix, Guitar Genius Who Died At 27: Facts And Stories

Music | September 18, 2020

Rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix performs onstage with his Fender Stratocaster electric guitar at the Newport Pop Festival on June 20, 1969 in Devonshire Downs, C...

1967: The Who's Keith Moon Blows Up The Smothers Brothers Show

Entertainment | September 17, 2020

If any band was going to blow up on TV in 1967 -- literally explode -- it would be The Who, and particularly their loose cannon drummer Keith Moon. And t...

Rapper's Delight By Sugar Hill Gang, The First Top 40 Hip Hop Tune: Rare Facts And Stories

Music | September 16, 2020

Sugar Hill Gang (L-R Michael "Wonder Mike" Wright, Guy "Master Gee' O'Brian and Henry "Big Bank" Jackson) perform on stage circa...

CHiPs: Motorcycle Cops Ponch And Jon, Stories And Facts

Entertainment | September 15, 2020

The TV police drama CHiPs starred Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox as Ponch and Jon. The series combined the adventure and intrigue of traditional cop shows with t...

The Richard Pryor Show, 1977: Four Episodes, Goodbye

Entertainment | September 14, 2020

The Richard Pryor Show on NBC is as unlikely as it sounds -- how could a network give the most outrageous standup comedian in the business his own comedy show in p...

Fired From Metallica, So He Formed Megadeth: Dave Mustaine's Story

Music | September 13, 2020

Megadeth 1987 David Ellefson, Chuck Behler, Jeff Young and Dave Mustaine (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage) Dave Mustaine, of thrash-metal gods Megadet...

With 'He Stopped Loving Her Today,' George Jones Returns From Certain Death

Music | September 12, 2020

George Jones in 1978. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) When George Jones recorded "He Stopped Loving Her Today," he didn't just ...

Betty Brosmer: Young Pinup And Fitness Queen, Then And Now

Icons | September 11, 2020

Betty Brosmer might not be a household name, but in her day, her face and figure were inescapable. As a successful pinup model in the '50s, she graced magazi...

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