Category Archives: ’60s

Cher Ecstasy, ‘Longtime’ Fave, Dolly’s World & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Clothes call (GIF via GIPHY) CLOSER: Cher, 72, and Bob Mackie, 80, have made the craziest, most fashion-forward, most ridiculous, most memorable, cleverest clothes ever — and some of them will be on display at the Met Gala. Homecoming (GIF via GIPHY) BACK 2 STONEWALL: Remembering Longtime Companion…
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Past & Curious: Joan Collins Tells All, Marcia’s Measles & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: https://youtu.be/6RYzdWiQ2M0 CBS SUNDAY MORNING: Mo Rocca, 50, asks Joan Collins, 85, about becoming a sensation "at that age" when she hit Dynasty in 1981. She was younger than he is now! Measles! Measles! Measles! (Image via video still) DO YOU REMEMBER?: Anti-vaxxers are trying to use a '60s…
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Cheryl Ladd & 28 Other Stars of Chiller Theatre!

Saturday, April 27, was the second day — and first full day — of the spring 2019 installment of Chiller Theatre. While I have a long history of spending way too much money at autograph shows, I have been easing off in recent years — but this one went nuclear on me by hosting Cheryl…
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‘Dallas’ Star Ken Kercheval Dies @ 83

Ken Kercheval, known the world over by TV fans as oil baron Cliff Barnes on Dallas (1978-1991; 2012-2014), died April 21, THR has confirmed. He was 83. Ken Kercheval: July 15, 1935- April 21, 2019 (Image via CBS) Kercheval, a native of Indiana who was born July 15, 1935, got his start on the stage,…
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Western Actress Fay McKenzie Dies @ 101

Fay McKenzie, an actress with several unique claims to fame, died April 16 at 101, THR reports. First and foremost, McKenzie had been one of the last 10 actors to have ever appeared in a Silent Era silent film. There are now just nine. McKenzie's appearances in silent films began in 1918, when she appeared…
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Remembering Gay Trailblazer Michael Greer

Actor Michael Greer was known for his stand-up comedy, especially his famous "Mona Lisa" routine, where he would play the famous subject while holding a frame around himself. Comedy gold. https://youtu.be/gaSvb_a6BxA But he was even more famous for playing two flamboyantly gay characters — Malcolm in The Gay Deceivers (1969) and Queenie in Fortune and Men's…
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Bergman Muse Bibi Andersson Dies @ 83

Bibi Andersson, known for her association with the late Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007), died Sunday, April 14, in Stockholm. She was 83. Andersson (L) with Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007) & Liv Ullmann (b. 1938) promoting Persona. (Image via Swedish TV SVT) The New York Times reports her death was confirmed by a spokesman. Andersson was born November…
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Georgia Engel of ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ Dies @ 70

Such sad news: Georgia Engel, famous as Georgette on Mary Tyler Moore (1972-1977), died Friday in Princeton, New Jersey. She was 70. Georgia Engel (July 28, 1948-April 12, 2019) The cause, according to The New York Times, is undetermined because, in keeping with her Christian Scientist beliefs, Engel did not consult doctors. What a shame.…
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Past & Curious: ‘Butch’ Shocker, Notre Dame Gutted & More

Links to the past with relevance today: Classic team (Image via 20th Century Fox) EW: Ninety-year-old Burt Bacharach admitted at the TCM Classic Film Festival this weekend that "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" almost didn't make the cut in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). Nailed it! (Image via Fortune Creative) THE GREEN…
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