Category Archives: ’80s

Janis Paige, Broadway Baby and Movie & TV Star, Dies @ 101

June 3, 2024 Janis Paige, the leggy multi-talent known for her work in Broadway's The Pajama Game, films like Silk Stockings and as the sexy waitress who tempted Archie Bunker on All in the Family, died June 2, 2024. Janis Paige (1922-2024) (Image via MGM) She was 101. Paige's passing was confirmed on her official…
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Darryl Hickman, ‘Leave Her to Heaven’ Child Actor, Dies a @ 92

May 24, 2024 Darryl Hickman, a versatile child actor renowned for his dramatic and comedic abilities who appeared in the classics The Grapes of Wrath and Leave Her to Heaven 80 years ago, has died. Hickman's ill-fated Leave Her to Heaven character (Image via 20th Century Fox) Hickman died at 92 on May 22. Born…
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Duane Eddy, Guitar God, Dies @ 86

May 1, 2024 Duane Eddy, the wildly influential rock guitarist who made a '50s TV theme song into an iconic hit recognizable to listeners nearly 70 years later, died April 30, 2024, at 86. One of the greats (Image via Jamie) Eddy, whose "Peter Gunn" was a twangy smash in 1960 and again, with Art…
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Liza Minnelli’s Terrific New Movie, Jodie Foster Honored & More

April 19, 2024 Links to the past, with relevance today: Liza is excited about a new project. (Image via TriBeCa) FACEBOOK: Liza Minnelli announces she has worked with a filmmaker to tell the story of her career: "Hi Kids! Sit down, because this is a long story! People always wonder what I’m up to… when…
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