Category Archives: ’80s

Charo: She’s Still Aquí

Legendary moneymaker-shaker Charo, a no-B.S. virtuoso on the guitar, is ageless. (Kind of literally, since she once had 10 years shaved off her official birth certificate legally, meaning she is currently admitting to being just 66.) (more…)
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5 Famous People with 100-Year-Old Parents

Only a few truly famous people, people noteworthy for more than simply longevity, have lived past 100. But there are a number of famous folks past the age of 70 who you may be surprised still have a living parent, all of them 100 or more! (more…)
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a-ha Takes on ‘Take on Me’

One of the most identifiable #1 hits of the '80s, 1984's "Take on Me" by a-ha was further immortalized in the Pitbull feat. Christina Aguilera tune "Feel This Moment" in 2013. Sampling of old songs can sometimes be nice (if you wrote it!), and sometimes not so nice, but either way, how lovely is this…
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Divine’s Most Divine Singles

Divine aka Harris Glenn Milstead would have turned 72 years old today. Baltimore's terror-reigning drag queen in the '60s, he was actually a talented character actor who brought genuine humor and pathos to his many roles in the films of John Waters (b. 1946). That talent wasn't fully recognized in the industry until the release…
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