Links to the past with relevance today ...
SHANE MARAIS: Every time Madonna (b. 1958) appeared in the British teen bibles Smash Hits and No. 1 in the 1980s — every appearance!
THE GRAPEVINE: Cicely Tyson, 93, was finally handed a damn Oscar! She received an honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards Sunday evening, making her the first black actress to receive an honorary Oscar. Long overdue!
VOX: Hasbro is trolling millennials with its Millennial Monopoly, which isn't about making money but about enjoying experiences ... and avocado toast. The game retails for $19.82 (1982 is the year the first millennials were born) at Walmart, and is sold out.
EXTRATV: Former The Price Is Right host Bob Barker, 94 — who hosted the show from 1972-2007 — has been hospitalized for a second time in a month due to excruciating back pain.
THE FILM EXPERIENCE: Remembering the 1932 Oscars, the last one held in November.