Category Archives: ’60s

Dorothy Malone, Oscar Winner & ‘Peyton Place’ Star, Dies @ 93

Dorothy Malone, famous as Constance MacKenzie on the TV adaptation of Peyton Place (1964-1968), has died in Dallas of natural causes, Variety reports. She was 93. (Update: Originally thought to be 92, her daughter confirmed her mother was 93, the opposite of a Peyton Place plot point.) (more…)
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Betty White Turns 96!

Today, one of the most popular celebrities alive (who would be more universally liked?), Betty White, turns 96. (more…)
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Kerwin Mathews, Cinema’s Sexy Sinbad

Today would have been the 92nd birthday of Kerwin Mathews, best known as a fantasy hero for his lead roles in The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958), The Three Worlds of Gulliver (1960) and Jack the Giant Killer (1962). (more…)
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Moody Blues Singer Ray Thomas Dies @ 76

Ray Thomas, known as a singer, flautist and composer for the British rock band the Moody Blues, died January 4 of prostate cancer at his home in Surrey. He was 76. Thomas, a founding member of the band, composed nearly 30 songs for them, including "Another Morning" and "Twilight Time" on what is considered their…
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GR8ERDAYS Millennial Challenge II: Marlon Who?

Herewith, the second part of my Millennial Challenge, in which you will find a video of millennials telling us what they know about Hollywood greats and a video of them remembering (or misremembering!) TV classics. (more…)
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