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This throwback is great for a lot of reasons. First, we lost Olivia Newton John in 2022 to cancer but this was when she was still vibrant and dazzling. Second, Grease was an iconic film and seeing these two do this recreation nearly 25 years later was a wonderful trip down memory lane. And last of all, it's shocking...
The TV show Little House on the Prairie ran for eight seasons, 1974 to 1982, and was a big hit. Based upon the Little House book series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, the show starred Michael Landon, Karen Grassle and child star Melissa Gilbert. The show was NBC's highest rated scripted show (as opposed to unscripted variety shows and news shows)...
Del Shannon's "Runaway" was released in 1961 and was one of the most famous songs in the entertainment industry that year. At its peak it was selling over 80,000 copies per day. The song was written by Shannon and keyboardist Max Crook, and it went on to become a major international hit. It's on the Rolling Stone’s list of the...
A woman bought a Tiffany Studio's Rose Helmet lamp in the 1960s for only $125. She loved the lamp and thought it was valuable, so she tried to protect it from her five rambunctious kids by hiding it away. The lamp looked as beautiful as ever with the artistic touch of the renaissance period. Apparently, the woman who sold the...
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When it comes to politics, we all have the right to share and follow the policies which work for us. Today we will be looking into a small clip that had thousands of people clapping with respect and admiration. Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th president of the US, was known for his excellent speeches. You may disagree with his policies,...
Here's a wonderful throwback clip that will have you laughing from the second you see Tim Conway's costume as he plays the lawyer "F. Lee Bunny," a take-off on famed attorney F. Lee Bailey. This show is from Season 6 of The Carol Burnett Show, Episode 7, which aired on October 25, 1972. Carol is accused of murdering her husband...
Robin Williams was a once-in-a-generation talent who, for an all-too-brief period, highlighted American stage and screen. His passing diminished us as a people and I for one am delighted there are still clips of his performances floating around the internet. This video was taken at his January 1991 appearance on The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson. By this point, Robin...
The Carol Burnett Show was widely recognized as one of the funniest shows ever on TV and, for the 12 years it was on CBS, was consistently a top performer for the network. Here's a sketch that is memorable largely for what occurred off-script. Harvey Korman was a regular on the show for ten of the 12 seasons it ran....
Jonathan Winters was known to be the master of improvisation in his day, inspiring generations of comics and gales of laughter from his audiences. Born in Dayton, Ohio, he moved to Springfield to live with his grandmother after his parents divorced. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps when he graduated from high school and served in the Pacific theater in...
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Some periods in history are so memorable and interesting that they live on long after the decade they were named after has passed. One of these eras is unquestionably the 1970s. When bell bottoms and disco fever were in style, it was time to bust out the moves. Things may have changed since then, but the carefree, good-time attitude that...
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Elvis Presley was a complete package wasn't he? Amazing performer, incredible singer, exceptional looks. No wonder he was called The King of Rock & Roll, and rightfully so. In 1968, Elvis and his manager got together and created a television special called "Elvis". It aired in the early days of December 1968. This TV special showed stories about Elvis' life,...
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" aired on national prime time television this year for the 49th time. The world is really progressive. Nothing is really set in stone here. Latest technologies get obsolete in a matter of months and happening trends come and go. So five decades of anything automatically becomes quite significant, doesn't it? For all you Charlie Brown fans,...
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Frank Sinatra was one of the best singers ever to grace the entertainment business. I have been a big fan of his music ever since I first heard him. Ol' Blue Eyes has left a legacy of incredible songs behind for us. I am sure you enjoy listening to his beautiful voice as much as I do! I have...
Here's a throwback video that I can't believe it took me so long to post, but at least it didn't take me as long as it took Carson to finally get Liz Taylor to come as a guest on his show. Elizabeth Taylor was the biggest star in world for many years. The public was completely fascinated with her life,...
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Jerry Lewis is an American actor who is perhaps best known for his comedies and slapstick physical humor. He was half of one of the most famous comedy duos of all times, the other half being singer/movie star Dean Martin. Jerry, whose birth name was Joseph Levitch, is respected and has been honored for his contributions in comedy, and he...
By now most of us have heard, and a lot of us love, Dolly Parton's iconic song, "Jolene." It's been covered dozens of times by everyone from the Pentatonix to Dolly's own Goddaughter, Mylie Cyrus. But did you know Dolly says that it's actually inspired by actual events? Not the name Jolene itself, there's another story behind that, but apparently...