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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...

The David Lee Roth Fetish Photo Shoot That Almost Sank Van Halen

Icons | July 2, 2019

Left: Michael Anthony, Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen at the Cobo Hall on July 4, 1980. (Photo by Michael Marks/Getty Images) Right: D...

Comic Book Rip-Off Ads: Sea Monkeys, X-Ray Specs, And More

Entertainment | July 1, 2019

Sea Monkeys were actual humanoids with tails and funny crowned heads that lived in a bowl. A pair of glasses enabled you to see through clothing. And a seven...

The Wild Bunch: Violence Sam Peckinpah Hoped Would Repulse Us

Entertainment | June 30, 2019

Left: Ben Johnson, Warren Oates, William Holden, and Ernest Borgnine in The Wild Bunch, 1969. Right: William Holden. Sources: Silver Screen Collection/Getty ...

Clint Eastwood: A Cowboy On Screen And In The Director's Chair

Entertainment | June 29, 2019

As "Dirty" Harry Callahan, Josey Wales, and "The Man With No Name," Clint Eastwood established himself as one of the great screen badasses of the '60s an...

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