Category Archives: ’80s

100-Year-Old Marsha Hunt on FDR, John Wayne & the Blacklist

Golden Age of Hollywood actress Marsha Hunt will turn 101 this fall, but like Olivia de Havilland (b. 1916) — who won the role of Melanie in Gone with the Wind right out from under her — Hunt is a true survivor, and isn't voluntarily going away any time soon! (more…)
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Tab Hunter, ’50s Superstar, Dies @ 86

Tab Hunter, a wildly popular movie star with a #1 hit single in the '50s who later spoofed his heartthrob status in films like Polyester, has died a few days short of his 87th birthday. No cause has been given. (more…)
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Terrifying Children’s Shows of the Past

So many things we took for granted as children are now, in the cold light of (to-)day so bizarre — corporal punishment, women smoking while pregnant, wives receiving allowances, boys swimming stark naked in public. (more…)
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Carole Cook Is ‘Back Where She Belongs’

Carole Cook is becoming forgetful — oh, she remembers everything that ever happened to her in her 94 years, and she remembered all the snappy one-liners in her wildly successful, two-night run at 54 Below in NYC June 19-20, but there is no arguing that the woman has simply forgotten to age. (more…)
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