On September 2, 2005, writer and Old Hollywood fan extraordinaire Austin Mutti-Mewse and his love Joanna exchanged vows. (more…)Read more
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If you're old enough to know who Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) was, her name probably conjures a handful of things: Great beauty, skinny-dipping, many husbands, Harvey Korman's Hedley Lamarr character in Blazing Saddles (1974), a shoplifting scandal. (more…)Read more
For your OMGing pleasure, a roundup of actors you might not realize were gay. They may not have been out publicly due to the times in which they lives and the restrictions that guided their ability to have careers, but ever since reading The Gay Book of Days as a teen, I've always found it…Read more
For fun — and without checking the comments first — see how many of these (IMHO) striking images from '70s and '80s music videos you can ID. (more…)Read more
Madonna's onetime costumer designer and stylist Marlene Stewart created looks for the videos “Material Girl,” “Papa Don't Preach,” “Like a Prayer,” “Express Yourself,” “Vogue” and for the Queen of Pop's early tours. (more…)Read more
Another major horror director has died — Tobe Hooper, forever identified with his breakthrough (perhaps cutting-edge would be putting too fine a point on it?) The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, passed away Saturday. He was 74. (more…)Read more
If you're a fan of '40s and '50s noir movies and their femmes fatales, check out the paintings of Jane Ianniello, whose NoirscapesArt is represented by a store on Etsy. (more…)Read more
When Joan Fontaine died at the ripe old age of 96, I was thinking she must surely have been the earliest of Alfred Hitchcock's leading ladies still living. Nope! She had been the oldest, but there was — at the time — one leading lady working with Hitchcock a decade before Joan, and she was…Read more
Sad to read that comic actor Jay Thomas has died. He was 69. (more…)Read more
Hey, l-a-a-a-a-dy! Jerry Lewis, who rose to fame as part of the comedy team Martin & Lewis in the '50s, became a slapstick solo star in the '60s and went on to become a film auteur, has died at 91. (more…)Read more
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- December 20, 2017 on GR8ERDAYS Millennial Challenge! Do Young People Know Icons of the Past?
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