Category Archives: ’60s

Natalie Wood’s Daughter Speaks About Her Death in New Doc

A new trailer for the HBO doc Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind reveals her daughter, Natasha Gregson Wagner, speaking with great vulnerability about her late mom. "The day my mom died, my entire world was shattered. Since then, there's been so much focus on how she died that it's overshadowed who she was as a…
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Past & Curious: Larry David, Ron Wood & MORE

Links to the past, with relevance today: Larry times! (Image via Office of the Governor of California) YOUTUBE: Larry David is 72 and letting you know that you're an idiot if you leave the house, endangering the lives of old dudes like him. Heave is a place on Instagram Live. (Image via Instagram Live) BOY…
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Donna Loren Croons Against COVID-19

Sixties starlet and singer Donna Loren, 73, was the Dr. Pepper Girl in the '60s and on TV's Shindig! (1964-1966). Loren — she knows she's still got it! (Image via video still) It's been minute since I've heard her sing, but in honor of the COVID-19 crisis, she was inspired to sing this absolutely lovely…
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Broadway Icon Terrence McNally Dies of COVID-19

Via ExtraTV: Terrence McNally, one of the most acclaimed playwrights and librettists of his generation, died Tuesday at 81, Deadline reports. No truer words (GIF via GIPHY) McNally, who had survived lung cancer, died of COVID-19 complications at a hospital in Sarasota, Florida. The man who would come to be called "the bard of American theater"…
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Past & Curious: ’70s Cool + Woody’s Book + More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Is this a “nice jugs” situation? (Image via Flashbak) DO YOU REMEMBER?: These are some of the things that were cool 50 years ago. In 1970. Yes, 1970 was 50 years ago. METV: Has the real Gilligan's island been found?! Debi does recovery! (Image via Instagram) EXTRATV: '80s…
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How Joan Crawford Became Mildred Pierce

March 23 is approximately the 116th anniversary of the birth of screen legend Joan Crawford. (Her real birthday is lost to history — on purpose, by Miss Crawford, who was probably concerned about vanity.) In honor of the anniversary, check out this lavish piece on how Crawford became Mildred Pierce in 1945. A birthday toast…
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Timothy Dalton: Double-O Delicious

Welsh actor Timothy Dalton — 007 to you! — born 74 years ago March 21. The eyes have it! (GIF via GIPHY; images via movie stills) In honor of his birthday weekend, feast your eyes on some of his hottest moments on TV and film over the years. For YOUR eyes only ... (Image via…
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Kenny Rogers Folds ’em @ 81

Via ExtraTV: Kenny Rogers, one of the most successful country music stars of all time, and a performer who crossed over into pop music and acting, died under hospice care Friday evening at his Sandy Springs, Georgia, home. He was 81. THR reports Rogers died of natural causes, as confirmed by his rep Keith Hagan.  The Country…
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Inside the Big Doris Day Auction

If you were a big fan of the late, great Doris Day (1922-2019), you won't want to miss the Julien's auction of some of her most treasured personal effects. Imagine owning this! (Image via Julien's) You can view the items — which go up for sale April 4 online in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic…
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Past & Curious: Lyle Be Seeing You & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Jim Nabors passed this eye exam! (Image via CBS) KENNETH IN THE (212): A lavish tribute to the late Lyle Waggoner's physical perfection. DO YOU REMEMBER?: Now you can get 50 Sesame Street stamps in honor of the show's 50th anniversary! EXTRATV: RIP Maggie Griffin. Comic Kathy Grifin's…
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