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When David Gilmour Joined Pink Floyd, It Was Supposed To Be Temporary

Music | February 18, 2020

Pink Floyd, (L-R; Rick Wright, Dave Gilmour, Nick Mason and Roger Waters) pose for a publicity still circa 1973. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Gett...

1958: Pope Designates St. Clare Of Assisi Patron Saint Of Television

Culture | February 17, 2020

There had to be a patron saint of television -- sooner or later, it was bound to happen. Clare of Assisi got the job, due to a strange television-l...

John McEnroe, Tennis' Bad Boy: The Jerk Who Made Us Watch

Icons | February 16, 2020

Left: McEnroe invites the camera to talk to the hand. Right: McEnroe yells during a match at the 1984 French Open. Sources: IMDB; Gilbert Iundt; Jean-Yves Ruszni...

Cesar Romero: The Original Joker Who Refused To Shave His Mustache

Icons | February 15, 2020

BATMAN - "The Joker Goes to School" - Airdate March 2, 1966. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via...

Barry White Survived Gang Life And Prison, Became Love Song Legend

Music | February 14, 2020

Barry White. Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Barry White told us "I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More, Baby," "Can't Get Enough Of Your ...

'I Love Lucy's Original Opening Credits Showed Lucy & Ricky Climbing A Box Of Cigarettes

Entertainment | February 13, 2020

Dancer/actress Lucille Ball posing in strapless black lace evening dress, holding lit cigarette on couch. (Photo by John Florea/Th...

'Let's Stay Together' by Al Green: Song Meaning, Lyrics, And History

Music | February 12, 2020

Al Green performing on stage, holding a rose, circa 1974. (Photo by Echoes/Redferns) With the 1972 hit "Let's Stay Together," Al Green struck a perf...

Anna May Wong: Biography Of The First Ever Chinese-American Movie Star

Entertainment | February 11, 2020

1939: Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong (1907 - 1961), stage name of Wong Liu Tsong, in a scene from the film 'Island Of Lost Men', directed by...

1967: The 25th Amendment (VP Succeeds President) Is Adopted

Culture | February 10, 2020

What happens if a U.S. President resigns -- or has to be removed from office? Until the 25th Amendment to the Constitution was adopted in 1967, there wasn't...

Mia Farrow: Stories Of Her Unbelievable Love Life

Icons | February 9, 2020

An early portrait of American actress Mia Farrow, ca.1960s. (Photo by Camerique/Getty Images) Actress Mia Farrow brings to mind Rosemary's Baby, Frank Sinatra, the Mah...

James Dean: Stories Of The Legendary Actor You Haven't Heard Yet

Entertainment | February 8, 2020

Rakish and silent, James Dean was an actor who defined a generation with only a handful of roles. While he’s stellar in East of Eden (1955) and Giant (...

Pink Floyd's 'The Wall:' Stories You Didn't Know About The Iconic Album

Music | February 7, 2020

Pink Floyd perform on stage at Earls Court Arena on 'The Wall' tour, on August 7th, 1980 in London, England. (Photo by Pete Still/Redferns) Pink ...

Zsa Zsa Gabor Young: A 'Darling' Life In Photos

Icons | February 6, 2020

circa 1953: Hollywood film actress Zsa Zsa Gabor. Zsa Zsa is probably most famous for her marriages, her jewellery and her lifestyle and she has always courted publicity o...

Liberace: Biography Of A Larger-Than-Life Man, With Lots Of Secrets

Icons | February 4, 2020

Portrait of flamboyant pianist Liberace. (Photo by Herbert Dorfman/Corbis via Getty Images) Flamboyant pianist Liberace had a story like no one else....

Morgan Fairchild: TV's Go-To Blonde Power Broker Of The '80s, Then And Now

Icons | February 3, 2020

Actress Morgan Fairchild poses for a portrait in c.1985 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty I...

Dolly Parton: Stories And Facts About The Nashville Legend

Icons | February 2, 2020

Dolly Parton is a story with a soundtrack. Hits like "Jolene," "I Will Always Love You," and "9 to 5" make us smile and sing along, but the arc of her life f...

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