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Barbra Streisand: Facts And Stories About Hollywood's D...

October 19, 2020

From her 1968 film debut Funny Girl through such major '70s hits as The Owl And The Pussycat, The Way We Were, and A Star Is Born, Barbra Streisand became an...

Groovy Photos Captured More Than Expected

October 16, 2020

There are certain people in history who deserve a closer look and we've gathered them all here for your viewing pleasure. This hand picked collection of the most beautiful women ...

Linda Vaughn, First Lady Of Motorsports And Race Queen,...

October 8, 2020

1968 NHRA Winternationals - Pomona. Linda Vaughn, Miss Hurst Golden Shifter, poses with Hurst's Jack Duffy, Vice President of Public Relations. (Photo by Bob Sw...

1979: Mean Joe Greene Sells Coke With His Sweaty Footba...

October 1, 2020

"Hey kid, catch." Those immortal words changed Mean Joe Greene from a bruising, merciless defensive tackle to an international super star and Coca-Cola spoke...

Gloria Steinem Got Her Start As An Undercover Playboy B...

September 30, 2020

Gloria Steinem on the job as a Playboy Bunny. Source: Getty Images / Bettmann / Contributor In 1963, Gloria Steinem's expose "A Bunny's Tale," was published i...

Christopher Reeve, Superman: How The Role Nobody Could ...

September 25, 2020

Few casting choices can touch Christopher Reeve as Superman in the 1978 film of the same name. Could the DC Comics blockbuster have succeeded with Robert Red...

Betty Brosmer: Young Pinup And Fitness Queen, Then And ...

September 11, 2020

Betty Brosmer might not be a household name, but in her day, her face and figure were inescapable. As a successful pinup model in the '50s, she graced magazi...

James Bond's Pussy Galore: Honor Blackman Stories And B...

August 22, 2020

Left: Honor Blackman in 'Goldfinger,' 1964. Right: Blackman in an undated publicity photo. Sources: RDB/ullstein bild via Getty Images; eBay "My name is Pussy...

Bettie Page Story: The Fetish And Fashion Icon's Strang...

August 12, 2020

Bettie Page left an indelible mark on popular culture -- first as an in-demand model and later as a symbol or template of the mid-century American good girl/...

Carl Lewis, The Dominant But Unloved Athlete Of The '80...

August 4, 2020

Carl Lewis holds the American flag after winning the 100m Men's final in 9:99, at the Los Angeles Olympic games, on August 04, 1984. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo b...

How Young Martha Stewart Became The Ultimate American H...

August 3, 2020

Caterer Martha Stewart outside in backyard with her pet Persian cat perched on her shoulder, 1980. (Photo by Arthur Schatz/The LIFE Images Collection via Getty ...

When Charles Married Diana: Facts And Trivia About The ...

July 29, 2020

Newlyweds Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer share the famous kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after ceremony. Source: Bettmann / Contributor via Ge...

Young Faye Dunaway: 'Bonnie And Clyde's Bonnie, Then An...

July 25, 2020

Left: Faye Dunaway on the set of 'Bonnie and Clyde,' directed by Arthur Penn. Right: Dunaway in 'The Happening.' Sources: Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Imag...

Behind The Scenes With Hollywood's Grooviest Stars

July 24, 2020

Whether you’re a super spy for the British government or a campy television star who spends all day dressed like a bat, at some point you’ve got to relax and have a littl...

What Happened The Night Natalie Wood Died? Facts And Th...

July 20, 2020

Natalie Wood, star of Rebel Without A Cause, West Side Story, and Splendor In The Grass, died in the water off Catalina Island on November 29, 1981. But how,...

Hunter S. Thompson: Stories And Quotes From The '70s Go...

July 18, 2020

Known for his seminal works like Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Hell’s Angels, Hunter S. Thompson was a journalist (or "gonzo journalist") who was down f...

La Dolce Anita Ekberg: The Swedish Siren's Life In Pict...

July 15, 2020

Swedish actress Anita Ekberg sitting by a mirror in a red satin dress and a sequinned devil-horn cap, circa 1956. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Arch...

What Changed Richard Simmons? The 'Fat People Die Young...

July 12, 2020

Richard Simmons has been a flamboyant fitness evangelist for over four decades. What makes him such a tireless fanatic? A near-death experience -- if only a ...

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...

Why Did Cher And Gregg Allman Get Married?

June 30, 2020

Cher with Gregg Allman circa 1978. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Cher married Gregg Allman in 1975, and they stayed together through 1979. People forget that,...

Barbie: Doll Of Empowerment, Or Oppression? Biography A...

June 26, 2020

Barbie dolls dressed in a variety of costumes are part of the huge inventory at KittyÕs Collectables in Laguna Beach. Owner Kitty Stuart is one of the largest v...

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...

Jacques Cousteau: His 'Undersea World' Made Us All Want...

June 11, 2020

Jacques Cousteau circa 1971. Source: Bettmann / Contributor / Getty Images Jacques Cousteau was to oceans what Neil Degrasse Tyson is to astronomy, only mores...

Bjorn Borg, Tennis' Stylish Iceman: Facts And Biography

June 6, 2020

July 4, 1981: Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe before the start of the men's singles final at Wimbledon (Photo by S&G/PA Images via Getty Images) Swedish tennis champ...

Remember The 'Hippie Van?' The VW Microbus At Woodstock...

June 4, 2020

View of a Volkswagon van painted by Florida-based artist 'Scramble' and modeled after psychedelic art from the 1960s, mid 1990s. (Photo by Blank Archives/Getty ...

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...

Groovy Colorized Photos That Finally Capture It All

June 1, 2020

History is full of moments that you’ll miss if you don’t look closer. You may have seen these photos in their original black and white form, but when you see them in col...

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...

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) ...

David Attenborough: Biography Of The Voice Of 'Planet E...

May 8, 2020

David Attenborough gets a closer look at an Australian pygmy goanna. August 15, 1984. (Photo by Julian Kevin Zakaras/Fairfax Media via Getty Images). David At...

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...

Bianca Jagger: Human Rights Activist, Actress, And Muse

May 2, 2020

Bianca Jagger and Andy Warhol at a gala in Honor of George Cukor - April 30, 1978. Photo by Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images The name Bianca J...

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 ...

Grace Slick Tried Dosing Nixon With 600mg of LSD, But H...

April 20, 2020

Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane went to the White House in 1970 with a plan: slip President Richard Nixon a dose of LSD. Slick was a powerful woman in the ...

1956: Grace Kelly Marries Prince Rainier of Monaco

April 18, 2020

Following their church wedding on April 19, 1956, the real Princess Grace and Prince Ranier wave from a palace window. Filed 1/11/1983. UPI/CORBIS-BETTMANN. BPA 2# 5454...

1986: Clint Eastwood Was Elected Mayor Of Carmel, Calif...

April 9, 2020

Clint Eastwood proudly holds up a t-shirt proclaiming him as the mayor of Carmel, California, during his acceptance speech on April 9, 1986. Source: Bettmann / ...

Muddy Waters: The Father Of Chicago Blues Who Named The...

April 4, 2020

UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 24, 1968: JAZZ AT THE MALTINGS Photo of Muddy WATERS, performing live on TV show (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns) With classics like...

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...

Charles Lindbergh: Aviator, Activist, And Cult Figure Y...

March 31, 2020

Charles Lindbergh after completing the first successful solo transatlantic flight. On 20-21 May 1927 he flew from New York to Paris in a single-engined single-s...

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...

What Is In Graceland? A Look Into When Elvis Bought Gra...

March 19, 2020

Elvis Presley with Rolls Royce in front of Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images) Today, Elvis Presley's Grac...

Susan Anton Then And Now: From Goldengirl To Cannonball...

March 18, 2020

Left: Actress and singer Susan Anton poses for a portrait circa 1984 in Los Angeles, California. Right: Anton in a publicity still for the 1979 film 'Goldengirl...

Christian Dior: A Man Who Started His Career At 41, Cha...

March 9, 2020

Christian Dior circa 1950. (Photo by Eugene KAMMERMAN/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images) Christian Dior is one of the most well known names in fashion. Following W...

Joe Dimaggio: Trivia And At Least A Few Facts About Him...

March 8, 2020

Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe kiss following their marriage ceremony in a judge's chambers in San Francisco, California, January 14, 1954. Credit: Bettman / C...

Lucille Ball And Desi Arnaz: From Love At First Sight T...

March 5, 2020

Desi Arnaz licking the face of his wife Lucille Ball in the television series 'I Love Lucy', 1951. (Photo by CBS/Getty Images) Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz wer...

Ed 'Big Daddy' Roth: Cartoonist, Hotrodder Legend (1932...

March 4, 2020

Left: Ed Roth with his Excaliber Roadster in 1959, which he renamed The Outlaw. Right: Rat Fink sticker, Source: Photo by Colin Creitz/The Enthusiast Network vi...

1969: The Details Of When Jim Morrison Got Arrested On ...

March 1, 2020

Rock singer Jim Morrison of the Doors posing in front of red and yellow psychedelic backdrop wearing leather head-to-toe. (Photo by Yale Joel/The LIFE Picture C...

Elizabeth 'Liz' Taylor: Young, Powerful Hollywood Icon ...

February 27, 2020

Left: Elizabeth Taylor in 'The Taming of the Shrew,' 1967. Right: Taylor in 'Cleopatra,' 1963. Sources: RDB/ullstein bild via Getty Images; IMDB Elizabeth Tay...

Nancy Sinatra Then And Now: Young Pop Icon Who Changed ...

February 26, 2020

Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns Nancy Sinatra in go-go boots singing "These Boots Are Made For Waking" is an era-defining image and sound. No time capsule of th...

Ric Flair: Nature Boy, Wrestling Icon, A Legend In His ...

February 25, 2020

Left: Ric Flair in a publicity photo. Right: Flair talking smack on 'World Championship Wrestling.' Source: facebook.com/RicFlairNatureBoy Ric Flair is an ico...

Elvis and Priscilla Presley's Divorce: The Decline Of T...

February 23, 2020

Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley & Elvis Presley (Photo by Magma Agency/WireImage) If the decline of Elvis tells us anything it’s that human beings weren...

Christine Keeler, UK Scandal Girl Of The '60s: Young, H...

February 22, 2020

Christine Keeler arriving at the Old Bailey, London, 1963. (Photo by The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images) In the early '60s, Christine Keeler was...

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...

Lee Marvin: A Man's Man, Pacifist, Progressive, And Com...

February 19, 2020

Lee Marvin was one of Hollywood's tough guys, taking no guff in such films as The Killers (1964), The Professionals (1966), The Dirty Dozen (1967) and Point ...

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

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 Ruszn...

Cesar Romero: The Original Joker Who Refused To Shave H...

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 Getty I...

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...

Mia Farrow: Stories Of Her Unbelievable Love Life

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 ...

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),...

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

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 Lot...

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. As the h...

Morgan Fairchild: TV's Go-To Blonde Power Broker Of The...

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 Images) On show...

Dolly Parton: Stories And Facts About The Nashville Leg...

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...

Carol Channing: Stories And Facts About Her Life

January 31, 2020

Carol Channing in 1973. Source: Photo By Dave Buresh/The Denver Post via Getty Images When it comes to Carol Channing, stories abound -- like her famous characters Doll...

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...

Janis Joplin: Stories And Life Of The Woodstock Generat...

January 19, 2020

Janis Joplin and Big Brother and the Holding Company perform onstage at the Fillmore East circa 1968 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Julie Snow/Michael Oc...

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-...

Carly Simon: A Young And Sexy '70s Songbird, Then And N...

January 13, 2020

Left: Carly Simon poses for a portrait on March 15, 1971 in London, England. Right: Simon in a publicity photo, circa 1977. Sources: Ed Caraeff/Getty Images; Wi...

Crystal Gayle, The 'Brown Eyes Blue' Country Star, Then...

January 9, 2020

Crystal Gayle performs onstage at the Volunteer Jam , Nashville, Tennessee, January 30, 1982. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images) Whether you know Crystal Gay...

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...

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...

Carrie Fisher: True Stories Of The Life And Loves Of Pr...

December 27, 2019

Actress Carrie Fisher poses on the beach for Star Wars in October 1983 At Stinson Beach, California. (Photo by Aaron Rapoport/Corbis/Getty Images) Brash and w...

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...

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...

Soul Tragedy: Marvin Gaye Was Fatally Shot By His Fathe...

December 21, 2019

CIRCA 1974: Soul singer Marvin Gaye plays piano as he records in a studio in circa 1974. (Photo by Jim Britt/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Marvin Gaye's...

Benedetta Barzini: Young Warhol & Dali Muse, Then And N...

December 20, 2019

Vogue, 1970: Model Benedetta Barzini walks in profile wearing a Forquet brown and white wool houndstooth check ensemble; Hair by Sergio Valente. (Photo by Franc...

Betty Grable: The Young Pinup Queen Who Helped Win Wars

December 18, 2019

Actress Betty Grable's 1943 back shot in a one-piece swimsuit, with that playful over-the-shoulder smile, is the gold standard of pinups. It's not the greatest ...