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Whoopee! Wild 'Newlywed Game' Answers, An Urban Legend ...

July 11, 2020

Bob Eubanks on 'The Newlywed Game,' April 23, 1970. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images) ...

Janet Leigh: Young 'Psycho' Victim And Jamie Lee Curtis...

July 6, 2020

Janet Leigh on the set of Jet Pilot, directed by Josef von Sternberg. (Photo by R.K.O. Radio/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images) Janet Leigh's Psycho (1...

Who's In The '27 Club'? List Of The Famous Who Died You...

July 3, 2020

Cool people like Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison may be members, but the 27 Club is one of the few institutions of fame that no one in their righ...

Karen Black, From 'Easy Rider' and 'Five Easy Pieces' T...

July 1, 2020

Karen Black and Kris Kristofferson in 'Cisco Pike,' 1971. (Photo by John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images) Fans of cult cinema from the 1960...

Ray Harryhausen's Stop-Motion Animation: How He Made Th...

June 29, 2020

With Jason and the Argonauts, Clash of the Titans, One Million B.C., and three Sinbad movies, stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen created fantasy worlds tha...

Dark Shadows: Facts About The Soap Opera That Dared To ...

June 27, 2020

Jonathan Frid and Grayson Hall of 'Dark Shadows,' November 27, 1968. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via...

Lindsay Wagner: The Bionic Woman, Then and Now

June 22, 2020

Lindsay Wagner starred as TV's Bionic Woman from 1976-78, a spin-off character and show that sometimes rivaled its source, The Six Million Dollar Man. Up until the mid-'...

What Was 'Dance Fever?' Deney Terrio's Disco Showmanshi...

June 15, 2020

Every week from 1979 to 1987 Deney Terrio and Motion brought Dance Fever into the homes of people across the country. Created by Merv Griffin, the series was...

The Gong Show Celebrities: List Of Stars Who Debuted On...

June 14, 2020

Left: Chuck Barris, host of 'The Gong Show.' Right: Pee Wee Herman, also known as Gong Show competitor Paul Reubens. Sources: Bettmann / Contributor / Getty; IM...

Mr. Center Square: Paul Lynde's Strange Celebrity Story

June 13, 2020

Television in the 1960s and ‘70s wouldn’t be the same without Paul Lynde, the beloved, sassy comic actor who was best known for his work as the center square on...

Remember Sniglets? List Of Words That Should Have Been ...

June 10, 2020

Rich Hall. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images) Comedian Rich Hall gave us the "sniglet" ...

Joan Rivers: Can We Talk About The Funny Woman Who Scar...

June 8, 2020

Joan Rivers on 'The Hollywood Palace.' Airdate: February 5, 1966. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Ge...

Did Barbara Walters Ask Katharine Hepburn What Tree She...

June 2, 2020

987: (L-R) Katharine Hepburn, Barbara Walters on '20/20' on Sept. 18th. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images) “If you were a tree what kind of tr...

'The Wicker Man' Truth And Stories: Early Folk Horror W...

June 1, 2020

In 1973 The Wicker Man combined the gothic undertones of Hammer Horror and the terror inherent with going off the beaten path to create a genre defining folk...

How Big Clint Walker Created The TV Western With 'Cheye...

May 30, 2020

Left: Publicity photo of Clint Walker. Right: Walker as Cheyenne Bodie with Tom Gilson as Deputy Sheriff Babe Riker. Sources: eBay; Walt Disney Television via G...

'What Did You Think?' When Family Ties And Sad Michael ...

May 28, 2020

The first kiss between Alex P. Keaton and Ellen (played by Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan) was a big deal on Family Ties, and it made "At This Moment" a big...

Lee Meriwether, TV Batman's Other Other Catwoman, Then ...

May 27, 2020

Where do you know Lee Meriwether from? Depending on what kind of TV you watched in the ‘60s and ‘70s you could know her from anything from Batman to Star Tre...

The Blues Brothers: Cast List Of This 1980 Comedy Class...

May 24, 2020

With young John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd and Carrie Fisher, The Blues Brothers (1980) was loaded for comedy in its major roles. But the cast list doesn't stop th...

Kelly's Heroes: Cast List Of This 1970 Film, With Behin...

May 23, 2020

The 1970 film Kelly’s Heroes, with a cast list of Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles, and Telly Savalas, tells the story of World War II soldiers...

'Say Hello To My Little Friend' Quote From 'Scarface' (...

May 21, 2020

When Al Pacino as Tony Montana says "Say hello to my little friend" toward the end of Scarface (1983), you can bet he's not introducing a personal acquaintan...

The Great Escape: Cast List Of This Star-Studded Movie ...

May 20, 2020

The Great Escape (1963) and its cast list inevitably come up when discussing the best war movies and iconic '60s films. Its star was Steve McQueen, though th...

'Murder By Death' Cast List Of One Of The First Cult Cl...

May 19, 2020

Peter Falk, David Niven and Truman Capote in 'Murder By Death.' Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images. Murder By Death, the 1976 whodunit starring a who...

June Carter Cash's Death, Life, And Times: Biography Of...

May 15, 2020

American country singer Johnny Cash with his wife June Carter photographed in a London park during their visit to Britain, a few weeks after their wedding. 3rd ...

Frank Sinatra's Death: The Aftermath, And How Seinfeld ...

May 14, 2020

The night Frank Sinatra died, America was busy watching Seinfeld. It was May 14, 1998, and Ol' Blue Eyes was going to the great Vegas showroom in the sky, bu...

Monty Python Was Formed In 1969: Facts, Trivia, Things ...

May 11, 2020

The comedy troupe Monty Python gave us the Dead Parrot Sketch, the Ministry of Silly Walks, the Upper-Class Twit of the Year, "Wink-wink, nudge-nudge, say no...

Fred Astaire: Biography, Things You Didn't Know, Trivia...

May 10, 2020

Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth in a publicity portrait issued for the film, 'You Were Never Lovelier', 1942. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) ...

'Follow the Money' Quote From 'All The President's Men'...

May 7, 2020

The rule for uncovering political corruption is “Follow the money” -- but this became common thanks to the Watergate scandal movie All The President’s Men (1...

Audrey Hepburn: Young, Old, And Living Life To The Full...

May 4, 2020

circa 1957: Headshot of Belgian-born actor Audrey Hepburn (1929 - 1993), wearing a strapless dress, holding her white-gloved hands near to her face. (Photo by H...

Jeanne Bal, Star Trek's 'Man Trap:' Biography Of Episod...

May 3, 2020

Star Trek's memorable guest stars hold a special place in fans' hearts, and the first one (not including series pilots) was Jeanne Bal in "The Man Trap." As ...

Groovy Photos That Reveal A Different Side To The 90s

May 2, 2020

These photos captured in the 90s are rarely talked about and are not suitable for all eyes.  Some say there are reserved for mature audiences only, but you can be the ...

Jane Seymour Young: Then-And-Now Photos Of The Timeless...

April 27, 2020

Jane Seymour on the series 'Battlestar Galactica,' 1978. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty Image...

Barbara Walters: The First Woman Nightly News Anchor Ev...

April 22, 2020

For over 50 years, Barbara Walters was a familiar face on TV news, starting with The Today Show, and continuing through the ABC Evening News, 20/20, and The ...

Penny Arcade: Performance Artist, Comedian Who Caught W...

April 16, 2020

Penny Arcade remains the most forthright, outspoken and infamous artist you probably don’t know. Despite being dealt a terrible hand, Arcade, who was born S...

Britt Ekland Young: Then And Now Photos Of The Bond Gir...

April 14, 2020

Swedish bombshell Britt Ekland secured her place in movie history as a gun moll in Get Carter (1971), a pagan temptress in The Wicker Man (1973), and a Bond ...

Cheryl Ladd Young: A Then-And-Now Look At The Charlie's...

April 11, 2020

For Cheryl Ladd, Charlie's Angels was a launchpad to stardom, although replacing Farrah Fawcett was a tall order. The multi-talented Ladd flourished as an An...

1968 Academy Awards Postponed Due To Martin Luther King...

April 8, 2020

Sammy Davis Jr. and Barbra Streisand, as the latter presents him with an Oscar, for best song first used in an eligible motion picture, Talk to the Animals duri...

Jill St. John Young, Then And Now: A Bond Girl's Career

April 7, 2020

As the first American to play a Bond girl, Jill St. John cemented her place in film history with her turn as Tiffany Case in Diamonds are Forever (1971). But St...

Barbara Bach, Bond Girl And Starr Wife, Then And Now

April 5, 2020

Actress Barbara Bach on the set of "The Spy Who Loved Me". (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images) The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) made Barbara Bach famous,...

Marlon Brando: Stories, Bio, And Facts You Didn't Know ...

April 3, 2020

Marlon Brando on the set of The Wild One, directed by Laslo Benedek. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images) In A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), O...

Burt Reynolds' Nude Cosmopolitan Spread: Photos And Why...

April 2, 2020

When Burt Reynolds posed for the centerfold of the April 1972 Cosmopolitan magazine, it was a risky move. He wasn't the legendary star we remember him as now...

Smell-O-Vision: Who Remembers It? History Of The April ...

April 1, 2020

Smell-O-Vision was a way to add smell to television -- so said the BBC in a 1965 April Fool's Day report. The broadcaster pranked television audiences in Eng...

Blackboard Jungle: The Film That Ushered Rock N Roll In...

March 28, 2020

In 1955, Blackboard Jungle put rock 'n roll (of Bill Haley and the Comets) on the screen -- a concept that was revolutionary at the time. When MGM released B...

RCA Manufactures The 1st Ever Color TV Set at 12.5 Inch...

March 25, 2020

Color television made its debut after the Federal Communications Commission accepted the RCA-developed "Compatible Color" System permitting colorcasting of prog...

William Shatner: Stories Of Star Trek's Captain Kirk's ...

March 22, 2020

As Captain Kirk on Star Trek, William Shatner carved out a place in TV sci-fi history. A brooding, brawling lothario, Kirk was the id of the otherwise cerebr...

Russ Meyer: Sexploitation's Godfather, Director Of Fast...

March 21, 2020

Director Russ Meyer, known for Faster, Pussycat Kill! Kill! (1965), Mudhoney (1965), Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, (1970) and a four Vixen movies, was a di...

Maren Jensen Then And Now: Battlestar Galactica's Lieut...

March 16, 2020

Maren Jensen and Lorne Greene on 'Battlestar Galactica,' 1978. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty...

The Iron Sheik: The Greatest Heel In Wrestling History ...

March 15, 2020

Sources: twitter.com/the_ironsheik; eBay Listen up, Jabroni! The Iron Sheik is one of the great heels in professional wrestling, projecting an arrogant ring p...

Jaclyn Smith Then And Now: The Young Charlie's Angels S...

March 14, 2020

Jaclyn Smith in 1976. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images) Jaclyn Smith is one of the ori...

Herbie 'The Love Bug' Behind-The-Scenes And How A Volks...

March 13, 2020

In 1969, Herbie the "Love Bug" became Hollywood's first four-wheeled movie star, and the Volkswagen Beetle's popularity persisted through three sequels and t...

Janet Munro: Young, In Her Prime, And Tragically Taken ...

March 11, 2020

British actress Janet Munro in 1967. (Photo by Photoshot/Getty Images) Actress Janet Munro appeared in the Disney movies Darby O'Gill And The Little People (1...

Here's Everything That Happened At The First Ever Peopl...

March 3, 2020

The first annual People's Choice Awards, held in 1975 to honor fan-favorites in movies, TV, music and sports of 1974, is a time capsule. And often, a surpris...

'This Is Spinal Tap' Quotes: List Of Top 30 Quotes From...

March 2, 2020

This is Spinal Tap, circa 1984. L to R: Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer and Michael McKean (Photo by Aaron Rapoport/Corbis via Getty Images) This Is Spinal T...

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly: Behind-The-Scenes Of T...

February 29, 2020

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, the 1966 western starring Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach and Lee Van Cleef, reminds us that there are films -- and then there ar...

'M*A*S*H' Finale: History-Making Series Ending That Cap...

February 28, 2020

Loretta Swit, Mike Farrell, David Odgen, and Jaime Farr,and the Cast of M*A*S*H at the press conference for the show's final episode. (Photo by Ron Galella/Ron ...

1981: Charles Rocket, SNL's Next Big Star, Is Fired For...

February 21, 2020

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 5 -- Pictured: Charles Rocket during the 'Weekend Update' on December 20, 1980 -- Photo by: Alan Singer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank Whe...

When Sonny And Cher Got Divorced: The Biggest Pop Split...

February 20, 2020

1974: Entertainers Sonny Bono and Cher attend the circus with their daughter Chastity Bono. Cher performed as ringmaster at the opening day of the Ringling Brot...

'I Love Lucy's Original Opening Credits Showed Lucy & R...

February 13, 2020

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

Anna May Wong: Biography Of The First Ever Chinese-Amer...

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 Kurt Neuman...

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

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 (1956),...

Ernest Borgnine: Stories And Antics From The Beloved Ac...

January 24, 2020

Ernest Borgnine was one of those supporting actors who seems to be in every old movie -- westerns like The Wild Bunch (1979), action movies like The Poseidon...

The Muppets' 'Mah Na Mah Na (Doot Doo-Doo Doot Doo)' Ca...

January 17, 2020

"Mah Na Mah Na" is one of the best-known gibberish songs in entertainment -- and not because of its original appearance in a smutty Swedish movie. "Mah Na Ma...

Joe DiMaggio Couldn't Stand Being Married To Marilyn Mo...

January 14, 2020

June 2, 1955: Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio appear in public, together though estranged. Source: Bettmann/Getty Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe had the All-...

Tanya Roberts: Bond Girl, Sheena And Beastmaster, Then ...

January 11, 2020

Tanya Roberts holding a perch with a bird on it in a scene from the film 'Sheena: Queen of the Jungle', 1984. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images) She’s ...

Max Yasgur: The Man Who Made Woodstock 1969 Possible

January 7, 2020

American farmer Max Yasgur on the stage during the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair in Bethel, New York, August 17, 1969. Photo by Bill Eppridge/The LIFE Picture Collect...

Mickey Hargitay: Jayne Mansfield's Mr. Universe And Lov...

January 6, 2020

Left: Mickey Hargitay on the cover of a bodybuilding magazine. Right: Jayne Mansfield and Hargitay in 1956 at the Makeup Artist Ball in Los Angeles. Sources: Wo...

Ralph Bakshi, 'Fritz The Cat's Outlaw Animator: Films, ...

January 5, 2020

With daring animated films Fritz The Cat (1972), Heavy Traffic (1973), Wizards (1977), Lord Of The Rings (1978), and Fire And Ice (1983), director Ralph Baks...

Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve: Ringing In The New...

December 31, 2019

For millions of people without plans and traditionalists alike, Dick Clark’s New Year's Rockin' Eve has been a holiday tradition since 1973. Even before the...

New Year's Eve 1978: The Grateful Dead's 8-Hour Concert...

December 29, 2019

The Grateful Dead perform at Winterland on December 31, 1978 in San Francisco, California. Left to right: Bob Weir, Donna Godchaux, Jerry Garcia, Keith Godchaux...

Jimmy Buffett, 'Margaritaville' Magnate And Parrotheads...

December 25, 2019

The magnate of Margaritaville, circa 1970. Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Jimmy Buffett has "Margaritaville" to thank for his image as the pre-em...

CBS Originally Hated 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' Becaus...

December 24, 2019

Though beloved today, the TV holiday classic A Charlie Brown Christmas was disliked by CBS and might not have seen the light of day. With a meandering story,...

Eartha Kitt: Young Catwoman of 'Batman,' And 'Santa Bab...

December 22, 2019

BATMAN - "The Funny Feline Felonies" - Airdate December 28, 1967. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Ge...

Thelma Howard, Walt Disney's Maid, Received Shares Of D...

December 17, 2019

For Thelma Howard, Walt Disney's housekeeper, stock in the Mickey Mouse operation was the gift that keeps on giving.What does your boss give you for Christma...

Susan Bottomly, Andy Warhol's 'International Velvet,' T...

December 16, 2019

Model Susan Bottomly, from Wellesley, Massachusetts, models The London Look with makeup by Yardley; and wears a halo of coq feathers on a white satin cap, by Ma...

France Nuyen: 'Star Trek' And 'South Pacific' Icon, The...

December 13, 2019

Left: France Nuyen, French actress, wearing a print pattern swimsuit, posing with her arms wrapped around her legs as she sits on a piece of driftwood, circa 19...

Remember The John Denver Rocky Mountain Christmas Speci...

December 10, 2019

Source: twitter.com/retronewsnow The 1975 yuletide extravaganza known as Rocky Mountain Christmas seems like it would be straightforward: host John Denver sin...

Jose Feliciano's 'Feliz Navidad:' How The 1970 Christma...

December 9, 2019

Feliz Navidad, I wanna wish you a merry Christmas… the holiday wouldn’t be the same without that joyful phrase. Performed by Jose Feliciano, a virtuoso guita...

Starring Sammy Davis Jr. As Mr. Show Business: Inspirin...

December 8, 2019

LOS ANGELES - 1953: Actress Marilyn Monroe leans on a Singer Automobile as she watches entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr. on the set of the movie "How To Marry A Mill...

(DO NOT USE, TESTING ONLY) Nostalgic TV Sitcoms That Wo...

December 4, 2019

The Jiggle TV movement took place in an era when television shows were shifting from dealing with women who were buttoned up homemakers to sisters who were doing...

Richard Pryor: True Stories And Famous Jokes Of A Legen...

December 1, 2019

Comedian Richard Pryor (1940 - 2005) performing on stage at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, Illinois, July 28, 1978. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images) R...

Dick Van Dyke Was Saved By A Pack Of Porpoises When He ...

November 30, 2019

Beloved actor Dick Van Dyke has a school of porpoises to thank for his career. The marine mammals didn't get him an audition or teach him to sing and dance, ...