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The Day After' Was World War III TV That Scared Even Reagan

Entertainment | November 20, 2020

In 1983, the TV movie The Day After brought a grim vision of nuclear holocaust into American living rooms when it aired on ABC. In the lead-up to the show, ...

Brooke Shields, Calvin Klein's Controversial Lolita: Then And Now

Icons | November 19, 2020

Brooke Shields, as the young star of the films Pretty Baby, The Blue Lagoon and Endless Love, and as a model in TV and print ads for Calvin Klein jean...

Linda Martell, The Black Grand Ole Opry Star Who Disappeared

Music | November 18, 2020

R&B and Country singer Linda Martell poses for a portrait circa 1969 in Nashville, Tennessee (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) In a genre domina...

1968: The 'Heidi Bowl' Pre-Empts Namath And The New York Jets

Culture | November 17, 2020

Heidi (Jennifer Edwards) bumped Joe Namath and his Jets off the air. Sources: Amazon.com; Photo by Bill Young/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images The ...

What is LSD? Albert Hofmann's Invention, Explained

Culture | November 16, 2020

A man with LSD sign on May 5, 1967 in New York, New York. (Photo by Santi Visalli/Getty Images) LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide, or acid) permeates '60s and '70s pop ...

Beverly D'Angelo: Vacation's Ellen Griswold, Then And Now

Entertainment | November 15, 2020

Beverly D'Angelo in 1975 her dressing room at the O'Keefe Centre in Toronto, preparing for her role of Ophelia in the musical Kronborg: 1582. (Photo by Reg Innel...

Taxi: Louie, Latka And The Cast List Of TV's Best Sitcom 1979-81

Entertainment | November 14, 2020

TAXI - "Latka's Cookies" which aired on February 05, 1981. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Get...

'MacArthur Park' And A Cake Out In The Rain: Worst. Lyrics. Ever?

Music | November 11, 2020

Donna Summer performs on stage, circa 1975, as Richard Harris looks on. (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns; IMDB) "MacArthur Park," a hit for Richard Harri...

Patti Smith: 'Horses' And The Life Of A Garage-Rock Punk Poet

Icons | November 10, 2020

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - OCTOBER 09: Patti Smith posed in Amsterdam, Netherlands on October 09 1976 (Photo by Gijsbert Hanekroot/Redferns) Patti Smith, pun...

Gordon Lightfoot's 'Edmund Fitzgerald:' Lyrics And Story Of The Real Wreck

Music | November 9, 2020

Gordon Lightfoot's 1976 single "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" sounds like an ancient mariner's lament -- chalk that up to Lightfoot's s...

Led Zeppelin IV: Facts, Legends And Mysteries About Zep's Biggest Seller

Music | November 8, 2020

Led Zeppelin IV is famous not only for "Stairway to Heaven," "Rock and Roll," "Black Dog," and other Zeppelin classics, as well as its lore and...

Jean Shrimpton: The 'Most Beautiful Girl' Of The '60s (And First Supermodel), Then And Now

Icons | November 7, 2020

Glamour 1965: Model Jean Shrimpton wearing shrimp-colored suede suit with cardigan jacket by Viola Sylbert for Highlander Sports...

Jimmy Dean, the Sausage King of Country Music: Biography And Facts

Music | November 6, 2020

Some may recognize the name Jimmy Dean from the hearty sausages they use to fuel their day. The name may also ring a bell for others as the country ...

Gram Parsons: Bio Of Country-Rock's Messiah And Grievous Angel

Music | November 5, 2020

CHICAGO - MARCH 1969: Singer/Songwriter Gram Parsons plays acoustic guitar backstage in March 1969 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Get...

Incredible Hulk: How Lou Ferrigno Created TV's Greatest Marvel Superhero

Entertainment | November 4, 2020

Lou Ferrigno's Incredible Hulk, the green Marvel superhero, first flexed his muscles on CBS on a Friday night in 1978 -- and showed a glimmer o...

Godzilla: Facts And Trivia About The King Of All Kaiju

Entertainment | November 3, 2020

In 1954, Godzilla first walked out of the Pacific Ocean to attack Japan and this big, bad kaiju hasn't stopped since. Sure, Godzilla has changed over the years -...

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