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Astrud Gilberto, The 'Girl From Ipanema' Bossa Nova Sin...

March 29, 2021

Jazz singer Astrud Gilberto poses for a portrait backstage at Birdland on the day they recorded the live album Getz Au Go Go on August 19, 1964 in New York, New...

Sandy Duncan: Young 'Peter Pan' Actress And Wheat Thins...

February 20, 2021

Pixie, they name is Sandy Duncan! A constant celebrity without a real TV or movie hit, short-haired Sandy Duncan entertained audiences (and Wheat Thins snack...

Betty White: Stories Of The Funniest Old Lady In Hollyw...

January 17, 2021

Betty White in 1954 (Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images) A Golden Girl and a game show MVP, Betty White has lived the lo...

Linda Martell, The Black Grand Ole Opry Star Who Disapp...

November 18, 2020

R&B and Country singer Linda Martell poses for a portrait circa 1969 in Nashville, Tennessee (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) In a genre dominate...

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 ...

S.E. Hinton: The Teenaged 'Outsiders' Author Who Invent...

July 22, 2020

Writing novels for and about teenagers -- The Outsiders, Rumble Fish, Tex and others -- S.E. Hinton invented the Young Adult (YA) fiction genre. Hinton wrote...

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...

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...

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...

Who Shot (And Technically Killed) Andy Warhol -- And Wh...

June 3, 2020

Left: Actress Valerie Solanas (center), 28, is booked on June 3, 1968, in connection with the shooting a few hours earlier of pop artist Andy Warhol. Right: War...

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...

Millie Small: 'My Boy Lollipop' Singer And Jamaican Ska...

May 17, 2020

Jamaican singer Millie Small in May 1964 (Photo by Chapman/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images) "My Boy Lollipop" was an international hit for Millie Small i...

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 ...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Patty Hearst, Criminal Or Victim? Facts And Trivia Abou...

November 19, 2019

Patty Hearst welcome home button. Tania was the name she received from the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA). In 1974 she became a member of the FBI's ten most w...

Vivien Leigh: A Young, Hot Star Who Owned Hollywood Fro...

November 5, 2019

Vivien Leigh on the set of 'Gone with the Wind,' based on the novel by Margaret Mitchell and directed by Victor Fleming. (Photo by Metro-Goldwin-Mayer Pictures/...

1960: The First Woman To Win 3 Olympic Gold Medals Had ...

August 27, 2019

Medalists in the Ladies 200 meter final at the 1960 Rome Olympics. From left to right, Britain's Dorothy Hyman (bronze), the USA's Wilma Rudolph (gold) and Germ...

Joey Heatherton: TV's Young Dancing Vixen, Then And Now

August 23, 2019

Left: Joey Heatherton in a publicity portrait, circa 1965. Right: In 'My Blood Runs Cold,' 1965. Sources: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images; IMDB Joey Heathe...

Barbara Feldon: 'Get Smart's Agent 99, Then And Now

August 12, 2019

Left: Barbara Feldon circa 1965. Right: Feldon with Don Adams on 'Get Smart.' Sources: Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Imagesl IMDB Audiences fell in l...

John Lennon And Yoko Ono: A Love Story That Creeped His...

July 19, 2019

John Lennon, sporting a short haircut, and his wife Yoko Ono among the spectators at the Watergate hearings 6/27. At the witness table was John Dean III. Source...

Julie London: The 'Emergency!' Life Saver Who Was 'Too ...

July 13, 2019

Which Julie London do you remember? Successful as both a singer and actress, Julie London had at least two phases of her career: there was Julie the sultry s...

Karen Allen: The Girl Who Had Indiana Jones' Number, Th...

June 25, 2019

We met Karen Allen as the sweetheart, much-too-nice girlfriend of Boon in Animal House (1978), but it was really with Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981) that aud...

Was Vikki 'The Back' Dougan The Jessica Rabbit Of The '...

June 18, 2019

Left: Vikki Dougan at Ciro's in Los Angeles, California, in 1957. Right: Animation cel of Jessica Rabbit. Source: Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty...

I'm With The Band: GTOs And Groupies According To Pamel...

June 12, 2019

Left: Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page accompanied by his girlfriend Miss Pamela (Pamela Des Barres) on June 3, 1973 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich...

Lola Falana: From Sammy Davis Jr. Protegee To Queen Of ...

June 10, 2019

Left: Publicity photo of Lola Falana circa 1970. Right: Lola Falana portrait from CBS-TV. Source: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images; Wikimedia Commons Lola F...

Vampira, The First Horror Host: Her Short, Frustrating ...

June 9, 2019

Left: Vampira, nee Maila Nurmi, drinking from a smoking cocktail glass in front of a spider-web. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Right: Vampira on a lobb...

Young Beverly Johnson, First Black 'Vogue' Cover Model,...

June 8, 2019

Left: Portrait of American fashion model and actress Beverly Johnson, with braided hair, as she poses beside a mirror, New York, 1970s. (Photo by Anthony Barboz...

Carol Wayne, Johnny Carson's 'Art Fern' Sidekick: A Lat...

May 25, 2019

Left: Carol Wayne with Johnny Carson in an 'Art Fern' sketch on 'The Tonight Show.' Right: Wayne in another 'Tonight Show' appearance. Source: NBC/NBCU Photo Ba...

Mind The Gap: Supermodel Lauren Hutton's Imperfect Beau...

May 19, 2019

Model Lauren Hutton in Vogue in 1969 wearing a Kimberly wool knit tunic and pants with multicolored dyed mink muffler. (Photo by Gianni Penati/Condé Nast via Ge...

1960: As 'Suzie Wong,' Asian Actress Nancy Kwan Broke B...

May 16, 2019

Left: Tony Curtis and Nancy Kwan in 'Arrivederci, Baby!' (1966). Right: Nancy Kwan and William Holden in 'The World Of Suzie Wong' (1960). Source: ullstein bild...

Tura Satana: 'Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!'s Buxom Mov...

May 3, 2019

Sometimes a single image from an obscure source breaks through into the mainstream -- such is the case with Tura Satana in the movie Faster, Pussycat! Kill! ...

Adrienne Barbeau: 'Swamp Thing' Scream Queen, Then And ...

April 30, 2019

With a string of early-'80s movies like The Fog, Escape From New York, The Cannonball Run, Swamp Thing, and Creepshow, Adrienne Barbeau established herself a...

Rita Moreno: West Side Story's Young Anita, Then And No...

April 27, 2019

Rita Moreno as Anita in 'West Side Story' (1961); in a publicity photo circa 1955. Source: (Getty; Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Holly...

Why Karen Carpenter's Death Still Haunts Us

February 4, 2019

American singer and musician Karen Carpenter (1950 - 1983) of the soft rock duo The Carpenters, plays the drums while singing. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Karen Carpenter ...

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) ...

Young Buffy Sainte-Marie In The '60s: A Native American...

November 8, 2018

Buffy Sainte-Marie in a studio portrait from 1969; Buffy Sainte-Marie in concert in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1968. Source: Jack Robinson/Hulton Archive/Getty Imag...

Suzy ChapStick: Olympic Skier Suzy Chaffee Sold Us On F...

October 31, 2018

Few products and pitch-persons were a better fit than Suzy Chaffee and ChapStick lip balm. Chaffee, an Olympic skier and fitness celebrity, was photogenic an...

Lucille Ball And 'I Love Lucy:' Creating The Art Of The...

September 15, 2018

Lucille Ball looks worriedly at the knives that surround her head on an episode of 'I Love Lucy' entitled 'Lucy Tells the Truth,' 1953. The episode was original...

Joan Baez: Her Inspiration and Passion

July 13, 2018

JANUARY 01: Photo of Joan BAEZ (Photo by Gai Terrell/Redferns) The legendary Joan Baez was definitely a trailblazer of the, now historical, groovy era!Baez has always been consid...

Sandy Duncan: An American Sweetheart

January 26, 2018

In 1970, Sandy Duncan was considered to be one of latest up and coming television stars. That year, Time magazine had named her one of the "most promising faces of tomorrow". ...

Phyllis Diller: Standup Comedian Was The Original Despe...

December 20, 2017

THE PRUITTS OF SOUTHAMPTON - Gallery - Shoot Date: April 5, 1966. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Ge...

Jamie Lee Curtis: Beauty AND Talent!

December 19, 2017

Jamie Lee Curtis is a well-known American actress; so much so that she is probably a household name. She is the child of famous actors, Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, so it should c...

Jacqueline (Jackie) Kennedy Onassis: A Class Act

December 15, 2017

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was a class act from beginning to end. I don’t think anyone would argue that statement. She was more than just a one-time First Lady of Th...

Carol Burnett: Sketch Comedy's All-Time Queen

December 11, 2017

Carol Burnett guest stars on the Carol Channing Special, 1969. , (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) Carol Burnett is sketch comedy's first lady and fairy g...

Being Stevie Nicks: The Gypsy Gold Dust Woman's Life Le...

November 17, 2017

Stevie Nicks in the recording studio, with dog, circa 1975. (Photo by Fin Costello/Redferns) Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac is the Queen of Rock, or so the fan...

Dusty Springfield: 'Son Of A Preacher Man's Singer's Bl...

November 6, 2017

Dusty Springfield in an undated photo. (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Singer Dusty Springfield, whose "Son Of A Preacher Man" was a highlight of the Que...

Carrie Fisher And The Dirty Name She Used To Describe H...

November 1, 2017

Carrie Fisher photographed in Daily Mirror studio, London, Friday 3rd June 1983. (Photo by Doreen Spooner/Mirrorpix/Getty Images) Carrie Fisher was Princess L...

Wild Child, Grace Slick

October 16, 2017

Grace Slick, born, Grace Barnett Wing, in 1939 was a very successful singer-songwriter, musician, artist, and model. Slick is, and was, well known for her role in the growing, “psychedelic” r...

How Ginger Grant Marooned Tina Louise On 'Gilligan's Is...

September 28, 2017

Tina Louise, circa 1965. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) She'll never be forgotten as Gilligan's Island's Ginger, but Tina Louise is a multi-...

Twiggy And The Beginning Of The Skinny Model

December 5, 2016

Twiggy, a.k.a Lesley Lawson, was born in 1949 in London, England, to a factory worker mother and carpenter father. Twiggy’s inspiration to be involved in the fashion industry ...