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Groovy Magician Doug Henning

December 11, 2018

In the 1970s, the world of magic was dominated by two people, the dashing and debonair David Copperfield, and the groovy, hippie Doug Henning. Although Copperfield would pull off some of ...

Andre The Giant – The Real Guy

December 10, 2018

CANADA - FEBRUARY 27: Hot hype: Andre The Giant spews vitriol at the referee as fans put in their two cents' worth. (Photo by Jeff Goode/Toronto Star via Getty Images) Andre Rene Roussi...

Two Groovy Theme Park Openings

December 9, 2018

The groovy era is often reflected upon as a simpler time. Peace and love are the themes which usually come to mind. But where peace and love go, happiness is sure to follow. Especially w...

Who Dreamed Up the Crazy Premise of “My Mother The Car”...

December 8, 2018

There have been plenty of terrible sitcom ideas in the history of television, but the short-lived series, My Mother The Car, was perhaps the wackiest. As ...

Bo Derek Then And Now: Behind The Braids And The Bikini

December 6, 2018

Bo Derek wasn't always Bo Derek -- she came into this world as Mary Collins, and as a teenager she wasn't exactly driven. In fact, the future 10 star and poster girl...

Candy Loving Then And Now: Whatever Happened To Playboy...

December 5, 2018

For many men of a certain age, the name "Candy Loving" brings back a rush memories from 1979: big hair, short shorts, a certain rabbit-head logo, and the "girl ne...

'Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch' 10 Reasons Why The Four Tops D...

December 4, 2018

Released on June 19, 1965, "I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)" thrust The Four Tops into the mainstream with their first chart-topping hit. The quartet...

The Play

December 4, 2018

Cal’s Kevin Moen celebrates the game winning touchdown as members of the Stanford Band scatter. (The Tribune/Robert Stinnett/AP) It's the oldest college football rivalry in the West dating back to 1892, but, t...

Groovy Game Shows – Some of America’s Favorites!

December 3, 2018

A Contestant Coaxing -The Big Wheel Round Bob Barker, and a contestant named James look on as the Big Wheel spins around on the game show 'The Price Is Right', Februa...

The UFO Craze Of The '60s and '70s

November 30, 2018

UFOs sightings happen fairly frequently (at least according to UFO sighting witnesses), but in the 1960s and '70s, alien crafts were spotted almost every week throughout America and the ...

More Than Madge the Manicurist: The Marvelous Jan Miner

November 29, 2018

Promotional portrait of American actor Jan Miner (1917 - 2004) for the radio program, 'Second Mrs. Burton,' circa 1946. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images) ...

Lisa Loring… The ORIGINAL Wednesday Addams

November 24, 2018

LISA LORING THE ADDAMS FAMILY - 'Lurch Learns to Dance' - December 11, 1964. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) The Addams Family is a TV series that origina...

Christmas Episodes from the Groovy Era

November 23, 2018

With Christmas music starting the day after Halloween and retail giants having their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day, it can be quite easy to become overwhelmed by the mat...

Beatlemania: 52 True Stories About The Craziest Fans Th...

November 22, 2018

The Beatles' "Love Me Do" was released in 1962; the following year saw the release of "Please Please Me," "From Me To You," "She Loves You," "I Want To Hold Your ...

Remember “The Day of the Dolphin”?

November 20, 2018

Swimming with Dolphins (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images) In 1973, George C. Scott starred in The Day of the Dolphin, a film about the intelligence of dolphins and how...

Groovy Era Stars Who Became 21st Century Mentors

November 18, 2018

In movies and television of the 21st century, they can be found playing the wise, experienced mentors who guide the young protagonists on their hero’s journey. But in ...

Catchphrases From Old Familiar Shows

November 17, 2018

TV actress Audrey Meadows and Jackie Gleason during rehearsal for The Honeymooners. (Photo by Leonard Mccombe/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images) A lot of the old shows we alwa...

Cheers to Stan Lee – Father of the Marvel SUPERHERO!

November 16, 2018

FEBRUARY 17: Marvel Comics Publisher, Stan Lee, poses with a book of 'Spider Man' comics which he created along with comics on the 'Hulk' and others. (Photo by Gera...

Lieutenant Uhura: Star Trek’s Most Groundbreaking Chara...

November 15, 2018

When the hit television series, Star Trek, first aired in 1966, it created quite a stir. The show followed a diverse crew of a starship, the USS Enterprise,...

The Groovy Era Launched Penny Marshall to Stardom

November 13, 2018

Penny Marshall became a household name after staring in the sitcom, Laverne and Shirley, in the mid-seventies. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) The da...

Bonanza Cast – Where are they now?

November 11, 2018

Members of the cast of the TV western series 'Bonanza', circa 1965. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) The Cartwright Family on Bonanza brought us several seasons of ...

Joseph Mascolo – Stephano DiMera

November 10, 2018

DAYS OF OUR LIVES -- Season 28 -- Pictured: Joseph Mascolo as Stefano DiMera (Photo by Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) How many times can one man die? In Soap Opera...

Remember Romper Room?

November 6, 2018

Hostess Susan Gifford of the TV show 'Romper Room' instructing the children. (Photo by Carl Iwasaki/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images) If you are a child of the sixties or seventies, you pro...

Michael Landon - His Own Highway to Heaven

November 5, 2018

From "Bonanza" to "Little House on the Prairie" to "Highway to Heaven," Michael Landon brought us through many episodes of tears, laughter and entertainment.   HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN ...

Conspiracy Theories of the '60s and '70s

November 3, 2018

In his 1997 movie, Conspiracy Theory, Mel Gibson played a conspiracy theorist whose life becomes endangered when one of his theories turns out to be true. But conspiracy theor...

Stars and Their Cars

November 2, 2018

Classic cars and sporty style cars are not just for the rich and famous but they do include the rich and famous. Here are just a few rich and famous stars with their beloved cars. Debra Paget just...

More Than Just a Skier: The Incredible Life of Suzy 'Ch...

October 31, 2018

Although most people remember Suzy Chaffee as a skier and long-time spokesperson for ChapStick brand lip balm, the beautiful, athletic, statuesque blond was a...

Advertising Catchphrases from the Groovy Era

October 27, 2018

Bounty paper towels were and are the “quicker picker-upper.”Since companies have been manufacturing and selling products to consumers, the race has been on to be the bigges...

“The Exorcist” – A Movie that Paved the Way for Many Ot...

October 25, 2018

The Exorcist, directed by William Friedkin, 1973. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) It's that time of year again! Yep… Halloween is comin...

Ricky Nelson, Teen Heartthrob of the 1950s

October 24, 2018

Singer and actor Ricky Nelson poses for a portrait with a horse in the late 1950's. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Between the time when he was a child actor on...

Denise Nickerson…More Than Just a Character in the Groo...

October 21, 2018

Denise Nickerson as Violet Beauregarde in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.Like so many other child actors, Denise Nickerson was initially on the fast tr...

Muppets Puppeteer Retires After Fifty Years of Playing ...

October 19, 2018

You may not know his name or recognize his face, but you are probably familiar with the role he has played for the last fifty years. We are talking about Caro...

Remember These Chick Flicks of the 1970s?

October 18, 2018

American actors Ryan O'Neal and Ali MacGraw in a promotional still for 'Love Story', directed by Arthur Hiller, 1970. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) Amid the ...

Game Shows From the Early '60s and '70s

October 17, 2018

From the very beginning of television, game shows came out as popular entertainment. Contestants would jump at the chance to be on them for a chance to win valuable prizes and ...

Child Actress, Anissa Jones, "Buffy" from Family Affair

October 13, 2018

Whatever became of Buffy, the little girl who you couldn’t help but love, from Family Affair? Whatever became of Buffy, the little girl who you couldn’t help but...

Kris Kristofferson – More Than Just a Famed Musician!

October 1, 2018

Kris Kristofferson On Stage American musician and actor Kris Kristofferson plays guitar as he performs onstage, Chicago, Illinois, July 29, 1987. (Photo by Paul Na...

Lee Majors – Pop Culture Icon

September 26, 2018

American actor, Lee Majors, was and is a part of our American entertainment history. His story is somewhat unconventional. He lost both of his parents in separate accidents as an infant...

Classic Television From the 1960s

September 23, 2018

It's difficult for today's generation to imagine television shows in the 1960s -- there was no TiVo or DVR (or even VCR). You watched the shows that the networks had available and you...

Farrah Fawcett TV Commercials – “If You’ve Got It, Flau...

September 21, 2018

Farrah Fawcett American actress Farrah Fawcett (1947 - 2009), USA, 4th May 1970. (Photo by Harry Benson/Daily Express/Getty Images) Hopefully, you weren’...

Jimmy “JJ” Walker on the Subject of Good Times – It Was...

September 17, 2018

The Cast of 'Good Times' The Evans family and their neighbor Willona share a laugh in a scene from the hit sitcom 'Good Times,' 1974. (Photo by CBS Photo ...

The Unforgettable Lucille Ball

September 15, 2018

American actress Lucille Ball (1911 - 1989) appears on radio program 'The Phil Baker Show', 1938. (Photo by Gene Lester/Archive Photos/Getty Images) Lucille Ball was the one of the most a...

Dom DeLuise – Entertainer, Extraordinaire!

September 14, 2018

Dom DeLuise in 'The Twelve Chairs' Dom DeLuise about to smash a chair in a scene from the film 'The Twelve Chairs', 1970. (Photo by Universal Marion Corporation/Getty Images)...

George Carlin – He Wasn’t Just a Stand-up Comic!

September 10, 2018

I’m sure most, if not all, of you that visit this website have heard the name, George Carlin. He was quite a character and a very outspoken stand-up comedian. That ...

The Many Faces of Gidget

September 9, 2018

Headshots of the six actors who have portrayed the character on 'Gidget' on film and television from 1959 to 1972. Top, L-R: Sandra Dee, Deborah Walley, Cindy Carol. Bottom, L-R: Sally Field, Ka...

Erin Moran: From Happy Days to Not so Happy Days

September 8, 2018

Erin Moran, as we all know, became quite popular through her child role on “Happy Days” as little Joanie Cunningham. Unlike the majority of most actors and actresses, ...

Burt Reynolds - “Gunsmoke,” “Deliverance,” “Smokey and ...

September 7, 2018

Burt Reynolds Burt Reynolds (Photo by Herbert Dorfman/Corbis via Getty Images) As you have probably already heard, Burt Reynolds, an iconic, American...

“McHale’s Navy” …. They Don’t Make Them Like This Anymo...

September 5, 2018

Ernest Borgnine And Jean Willie In 'McHale's Navy 'Claudine Longet, Ernest Borgnine and Jean Willie all close for a photograph in a scene from the tel...

Sissy Spacek as “Carrie”

September 4, 2018

American actress Sissy Spacek as the telekinetic protagonist of the horror film 'Carrie', 1976. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) The epic movie, Carrie, was considered to be...

Dungeons and Dragons and the Rise of Role-Playing Games

August 28, 2018

Books, die, figurines from Dungeons and Dragons to go with story on the game's creator, Gary Gygax (Photo by Simon Hayter/Toronto Star via Getty Images) In 1974, ...

Green Acres… WAS Definitely the Place to Be!

August 27, 2018

Green Acres was one of those wacky television sitcoms that surfaced in the '60s. It was a show that chronicled the day to day lives of a wealthy New York City Lawyer, Oli...

Donna Douglas – Best Known as American Sweetheart, Elli...

August 22, 2018

Blonde Bombshell, Donna Douglas, was nothing short of beautiful and sexy in her heyday. She was all that AND a bag of chips! Being beautiful and talented di...

Randolph Mantooth as Johnny Gage in, EMERGENCY!

August 17, 2018

The Hollywood Show LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 08: Actor Randolph Mantooth poses with his vehicle from 'Emergency' at The Hollywood Show held at Westin LAX Hotel on July 8, 201...

Marcia! Marcia! Marcia! Eight Facts You Never Knew Abou...

August 16, 2018

In a departure from the traditional family structure represented on other TV shows, ABC debuted a new television series in 1969 about a blended family called ...

Jane Fonda: What She Looked Like Then and Now

August 15, 2018

Jane Fonda Actress Jane Fonda. (Photo by Gjon Mili/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) The iconic Jane Fonda has been a mainstay in American pop culture over the year...

New 1973 Soap Opera Targeted the Young and Restless Vie...

August 9, 2018

The soap opera was a fast-growing television genre in the 1960s and 1970s and viewers, mostly housewives, were glued to their TV sets in the afternoons to wat...

Jack Klugman – An Acting Great!

August 8, 2018

Throughout his successful career, American actor, Jack Klugman, has worked on Broadway, in films, television and even commercial ads. He has been celebrated many times over by his fan...

The Great Barbi Benton Through Pictures Then and Now

July 31, 2018

Actress Barbi Benton poses for a portrait session at home in circa 1979 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Maureen Donaldson/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) B...

Hogan’s Heroes – The Lighter Side of WWII

July 25, 2018

WWII was no laughing matter. It was a dreadful war that saw many casualties and injustices. That being said, Hogan’s Heroes was an attempt to, not make light of the war,...

Adam-12 – An Original Crime Fighting Series

July 18, 2018

'Clear with a Civilian' Episode 14 -- Aired 01/10/1973 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kent McCord as Officer Jim Reed, Martin Milner as Officer Peter J. Malloy. ( Photo by: Bob Nese/NBC...

Shirley Temple’s Greatest Role Was Talking About Her Br...

July 12, 2018

As a child star in the 1930s and 1940s, Shirley Temple Black was known for playing outspoken, brave, feisty characters. From “Heidi” and “The Little Princes...

Garrett Morris… He Was More Than Just a Funny Guy on SN...

July 11, 2018

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 15 -- Pictured: (l-r) Gilda Radner as the assistant, Garrett Morris as Dr. Mobius during 'The Island of Lost Luggage' skit on M...

Groovy memes based on the iconic Spiderman of the '60s

June 25, 2018

Spiderman, Spiderman,Does whatever a spider can,Spins a web, any size,Catches thieves, just like flies,Look out, here comes the Spiderman!If you grew up in the '6...

Click to See Hot Photos of Joanna Lumley from the '60s

June 22, 2018

Joanna Lumley British actress and model/Joanna Lumley. (Photo by Terry O'Neill/Iconic Images/Getty Images) Joanna Lamond Lumley is a famous, British, hot, blond ac...

Weird Al Yankovic

June 13, 2018

Weird Al Yankovic is an American entertainer who wore many hats. He was a singer, songwriter, music video producer, film producer and author. His major claim to fame is his humorous and lighthearted ...

Behind the Scenes of “Bewitched”

May 31, 2018

Elizabeth Montgomery In 'Bewitched' Sandra Gould, Marion Lorne, Lillian Hokum, and Elizabeth Montgomery off camera from the television series 'Bewitched', 1966. (Photo by Screen Gems...

Rare Photos of Hotty Suzanne Somers From The 70s

May 25, 2018

Actress Suzanne Somers poses for a portrait in 1982 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images) Blonde, fit, and with a big, sexy smile, Suzanne So...

Famous Dogs of the 1960s and 1970s

May 23, 2018

During the 1960s and 1970s, numerous dogs proved that they are man’s best friend through their heroic deeds, by servicing as goodwill ambassadors, or by simply entertaining us. These...

Deep And Dark Secrets From The Set Of That 70s Show

May 14, 2018

KISS Appears on 'That 70's Show' KISS with Laura Prepon, Topher Grace, Danny Masterson, Ashton Kutcher, Wilmer Valderrama, and Mila Kunis from 'That 70's Show' (Photo ...

17 of the most iconic board games from the 70s

May 8, 2018

Remember the days when kids weren't distracted by video games or mobile apps? On rainy days, the only thing to keep us entertained was the television, which got 3 channel...

Top WWF Professional Wrestlers from the 70s

May 2, 2018

Until the 1920’s, professional wrestling in the United States was viewed as a serious and legitimate sport showcasing true athletic competition. Moving forward into the 1930...

Our Favorite TV Actresses of the 70's

April 16, 2018

The 1970’s was an extremely notable time in America. Times were changing. Some felt that it was for the better and some for the worse; but everybody agreed that things were changing. ...

We all wish our parents bought us these valuable vintag...

April 6, 2018

For years and years kids have loved their toys. Very early children’s toys were made of metal or wood and were heavy and clunky. Many toys were homemade inc...

You Will Never Believe Who The Grinch Was Inspired By!

April 5, 2018

Theodor Seuss Geisel 1904 -1991, American writer, poet, and cartoonist at work on a drawing of a Grinch, the hero of his forthcoming book, 'How the Grinch Stole Chr...

What were the best shows to watch in the 1950s?

March 30, 2018

Console TV Vintage photograph of a console television in a living room in the 1950s. (Photo by Found Image Holdings/Corbis via Getty Images) The "Golden Age of Television...

The Original Name of Simon and Garfunkel’s Song “Mrs. R...

March 20, 2018

Simon & Garfunkel Publicity Still NEW YORK - CIRCA 1967: Singer/songwriter Paul Simon (right) and singer Art Garfunkel of the folk-rock duo Simon & Garfunke...

Woodstock 1969 Photos

February 18, 2018

Woodstock, the iconic festival that rocked New York, took place the weekend of August 15-18, 1969. Unsurprisingly, it remains the most famous music festival in rock 'n' roll history. It was marketed ...

Top TV Cartoon Characters From The 1950's and 1960's

February 14, 2018

'The Jetsons' The Jetson family wave as they fly past buildings in space in their spaceship in a still from the animated television series, 'The Jetsons,' circa 1962....

Who Were The Hottest Cartoon Redheads From The 70's?

February 7, 2018

Bob Hoskins In 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' Bob Hoskins is seduced by Jessica Rabbit in a scene from the film 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit', 1988. (Photo by Buena Vista/Gett...

The Magic of Lassie

February 6, 2018

Lassie was a beloved television dog that stole the hearts of America. In fact, Lassie was one of many television dogs that came to be just as recognizable, if not more so, than her human co-stars....

A Little History About Super Bowl Half-Time Entertainme...

February 5, 2018

Unless you live under a rock, you probably know that the Super Bowl half-time entertainment garners just about as much attention as the game itself. Over the ...