Category Archives: ’80s

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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On Golden Years: Jane Fonda Is 80

Somehow, Jane Fonda is now three years older than her father Henry lived to be, and is five years older than he was when he starred in their film On Golden Pond (1981). That's right, the legendary actress, workout guru and activist is 80 today. (more…)
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GR8ERDAYS Millennial Challenge! Do Young People Know Icons of the Past?

I was inspired to do a video project when, speaking with a millennial friend a year ago, it became clear he had never heard of ... Will & Grace! [caption id="attachment_4003" align="aligncenter" width="400"] She's comin' out — but are kids still noticing?[/caption] Having long been curious as to whether stars like Bette Davis and Judy Garland…
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