Category Archives: ’90s

Ricky Schroder Goes Full White Supremacy, Meryl Streep Raps & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: White powerless (Image via Twitter) THE WRAP: Former child star Ricky Schroder, 50, contributed "significantly" to a fund to raise $2M to bond accused Kenosha killer Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, out of prison. Rittenhouse crossed state lines with an assault weapon to try to restore order to a city…
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Will Smith & Janet Hubert Bury the ‘Fresh Prince’ Hatchet

When Janet Hubert exited The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1993 after 73 episodes as the Will Smith character's Aunt Viv, it was not of her own free will. The Two Mrs. Bankses (Image via HBO Max) Nor was she fired, as was widely reported. In a new HBO Max Fresh Prince reunion special, Hubert…
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‘People’s’ Sexiest Men Alive — All 35 Of ‘Em!

Gr8erDays is mostly focused on actors with careers in the '80s and before, but since People Magazine's tradition of honoring one famous guy per year as its Sexiest Man Alive dates to 1985, I thought maybe we were due for a refresher course on who's hot right ... then. Lots of interesting raw data here…
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‘Master of the Malaprops’ Norm Crosby Dies @ 93

ExtraTV reports: Longtime comic Norm Crosby has died at 93. Vintage Los Angeles confirmed his death. Reporting he died Saturday, the Facebook page — run by a family friend — did not cite a cause. Crosby in recent years (Image via Vintage Los Angeles) "We lost comedian Norm Crosby today," the moderator wrote, along with posting a…
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Regis Philbin Dies @ 88

Nine years after leaving his iconic morning show Live! for good, Regis Philbin — who set a record for most hours on television with over 16,000 — died Friday of natural causes at 88. In an exclusive statement to People magazine, the Philbin family said: "His family and friends are forever grateful for the time…
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Biehn Too Long, Classic Commercials & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Biehn was suh-mokin'! (GIF via GIPHY) THR: Don't miss this long, long Q&A with Michael Biehn, 63, who speaks about how his role in The Terminator (1984) came about, saying his first reaction to the script and to the news that an Austrian bodybuilder was attached was decidedly…
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Right Said Fred Bring Back the ‘Good Times’

Right Said Fred formed in 1989 and by 1991 had an international #1 smash with the ironic "I'm Too Sexy," which still works today as a tweak of influencer culture. One-hit wonders in the U.S., they had more smashes in the UK, including "Don't Talk Just Kiss" (1991), "Deeply Dippy" (1992) and "Stick It Out"…
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Mary Pat Gleason, Daytime Emmy Winner, Dies @ 70

Mary Pat Gleason, known for a long career on TV and for her Daytime Emmy win as part of the Guiding Light writing team, has died of cancer at age 70. Gleason's death was announced by her Mom co-star Mimi Kennedy (b. 1948) on Twitter. She wrote: “I’m saddened to learn that Mary Pat Gleason…
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