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Kathy Garver Is ‘Aunt Cissy’!

Kathy Garver, 73, is one of those actors who has been blessed and cursed with instant recognition from an iconic project — she was sweet Cissy on TV's Family Affair (1966-1971), coming into our living rooms weekly with Brian Keith (1921-1997), Sebastian Cabot (1918-1977), Johnny Whitaker (b. 1959) and Anissa Jones (1958-1976). Forever Cissy (Images…
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Past & Curious: Elvis’s Grandkids, Whitney’s ‘Bodyguard’ Secret!

Links to the past with relevance today: Lisa Marie, 51, shows off her brood. (Image via Instagram) EXTRATV: All of Elvis's (1935-1977) grandkids in one pic! An actual "gold"-en girl (Image by Brit Huckabay/NSGA) TODAY: Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins has won gold in the 50- and 100-meter races at the National Senior Games, and she broke…
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Past & Curious: Cattrall Is ‘Filthy Rich, Day’s Gone By & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Natch. (GIF via TheHeterophobicGuy) TV LINE: Kim Cattrall, 62, is heading to TV in Filthy Rich, a show that is a remake of a New Zealand hit, not a remake of the fondly remembered, short-lived, Delta Burke (b. 1956) sitcom. Pajamarama (Image via video still) PEOPLE: Doris Day,…
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Doris Day, One of the World’s Most Beloved Stars, Dies @ 97

Doris Day, the woman who made iconic marks in the worlds of music, radio, movies and television — and one of the most famous animal advocates in history — has died. She was 97. Doris Day: April 3, 1922-May 13, 2019 (Image via headshot) The Doris Day Animal Foundation announced her passing early Monday in…
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Cheryl Ladd & 28 Other Stars of Chiller Theatre!

Saturday, April 27, was the second day — and first full day — of the spring 2019 installment of Chiller Theatre. While I have a long history of spending way too much money at autograph shows, I have been easing off in recent years — but this one went nuclear on me by hosting Cheryl…
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Past & Curious: ‘Butch’ Shocker, Notre Dame Gutted & More

Links to the past with relevance today: Classic team (Image via 20th Century Fox) EW: Ninety-year-old Burt Bacharach admitted at the TCM Classic Film Festival this weekend that "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" almost didn't make the cut in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). Nailed it! (Image via Fortune Creative) THE GREEN…
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‘Madame X’: The Mother of All Lana Turner Movies

On March 3, 1966, the film that would become screen legend Lana Turner's (1921-1995) final starring role in a major production — she was just 45 — was released: Madame X. One of many stylish touches from the film (Image via Universal) As well-trod a story in 1966 as A Star Is Born was in…
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‘Day of the Dead’ Actor Dies @ 70

Joseph Pilato has died at 70. Joseph Pilato: March 16, 1949-March 24, 2019 (Image via UPI) Best-remembered for his scene-stealing performance in Day of the Dead (1985) as Captain Rhodes, the actor reportedly died in his sleep Sunday evening, March 25. No cause is yet known. Pilato was born March 16, 1949, in Boston, where…
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Diana Ross Turns 75: Her 20 Best Solo Singles

Diana Ross is 75 today, March 26, and as she said herself recently, "Happy birthday to me!" Isn't it always her turns?! (Image via RCA) In honor of the momentous occasion. a list of some of her best solo singles — only including singles with no other featured artists: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbgklDcuqC4&frags=pl%2Cwn "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's…
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