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Vaughn Meader's 'First Family:' The JFK Comedy Album That Disappeared

Culture | April 21, 2019

In 1962, comedian Vaughn Meader satirized John F. Kennedy on The First Family, a live comedy album that both lampooned and celebrated the Kennedy ...

Celebrity Kidnappings: Patty Hearst, Frank Sinatra Jr, Kyoko Ono And Others

Culture | April 20, 2019

Patty Hearst with a machine gun in 1979, and a newspaper clipping from 1963 about the kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr. Source: Bettmann/Contribu...

Why Do So Many People Think The Moon Landing Was Fake?

Culture | April 19, 2019

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo 11 Lunar Module on the surface of the Moon -- right? Well, that depends on whom you ask. Maybe...

Goldfinger's Golden Girl, Then And Now: Shirley Eaton Lives!

Entertainment | April 18, 2019

In Goldfinger, Shirley Eaton's gold-painted character Jill Masterson is discovered dead by James Bond, played by Sean Connery. It's one of the most memorab...

Where Are They Now? The Original 'Lost In Space' Cast

Entertainment | April 17, 2019

For fans of the original "Danger Will Robinson!" show, Lost In Space, the stranded Robinson family is headed by Guy Williams and June Lockhart, and includes Marta...

Celebrities From The Groovy Era Who Took On Cancer, And Won

Entertainment | April 16, 2019

No one is safe from cancer -- celebrities can get the disease just as easily as plain folks, as we've been reminded by the recent revelation from Jeopardy! ...

Helen Gurley Brown And The Single Girl: A Modern Love Manual

Culture | April 15, 2019

Author Helen Gurley Brown relaxing and working in her Park Avenue Apartment in 1965; an edition of her landmark book featuring Natalie Wood and Tony Curtis on...

Scilla Gabel: The Sophia Loren Body Double We Never Knew We Needed

Entertainment | April 14, 2019

Actress Scilla Gabel was Sophia Loren's body double in a couple of films in the 1950s -- not a bad claim to fame. But while her uncanny resemblance t...

Kent State Shootings, 1970: Four Dead In Ohio

Culture | April 13, 2019

National Guard Opening Fire on Kent State University Demonstrators, Ohio, USA, 1970. Source: (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images) Occurring on May 4,...

'Warriors, Come Out To Play:' Story Of The Line From A Cult Classic

Entertainment | April 12, 2019

"Warriors, come out to play."The line from The Warriors is like a secret code for lovers of the cult classic film -- while a lot of people haven't e...

Outlaw Country: How Willie, Waylon And Others Broke Free

Music | April 11, 2019

Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings enjoy a drink together in New York in 1978 (Photo by Richard E. Aaron/Redferns) Today, they don't seem like outlaws: Willie Ne...

The Other Singing Jacksons: Where Are They Now?

Music | April 10, 2019

In the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, the nine siblings of the Jackson family -- in their Jackson 5 incarnation and as solo artists -- were some of the most popular musician...

The Attempted Assassination Of Pope John Paul II: What Really Happened?

Culture | April 9, 2019

Bodyguards hold Pope John Paul II (C) after he was shot May 13th 1981 on Saint Peter's square. Source: (AFP/Getty Images) On May 13, 1981, people...

How Black Roller Skaters Helped Make The Rink A Place For Grownups

Culture | April 8, 2019

Black roller skaters of the '60s and '70s developed skating as an activity for adults, and helped turn the roller rink from a kids' space into a plac...

Trailblazer Actress And Sportscaster Jayne Kennedy, Then And Now

Icons | April 7, 2019

Jayne Kennedy poses for a portrait in circa 1985 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Througho...

Santana's 'Abraxas:' The Sexy Album Cover That Was A Religious Experience

Music | April 6, 2019

A detail of 'Annunciation' (see the full version below); Carlos Santana circa 1970. Source: Pinterest; BMI/Michael Ochs Archives/GettyImages Wh...

Your Dad Loved This Beer: Defunct And Zombie Brews Of The '60s And '70s

Culture | April 5, 2019

It is a sad lesson: the things we love will come and go, even beer. Defunct beer brands are plentiful, thanks to quirks of distribution systems ...