Links to the past, with relevance today: She was married in 1936, widowed in 1939! (Image via Facebook) THE GUARDIAN: The last surviving Confederate veteran died 69 years ago, and the last surviving Union veteran five years later, in 1956. However, the last verified Civil War bride only just died in December, at 101. The…Read more
Remembering Mr. Trebek, Ivana This To Be Over, Ferrigno’s 69 & More!
Links to the past, with relevance today: The man with all the ... questions. (Image via video still) EXTRATV: Friends remember Alex Trebek, who died at 80 on Saturday, including some warm words from 90-year-old Ed Asner. https://youtu.be/BogIUakQOl4 CBS THIS MORNING: Could 85-year-old Sophia Loren be heading toward another Oscar?! Still loving her ... (Image…Read more
‘Jeopardy!’ Star Alex Trebek Dies @ 80
Alex Trebek, the charmingly matter-of-fact host of the cerebral game show Jeopardy! for 36 years, has died following his highly publicized battle with pancreatic cancer. (Image via GIPHY) He was 80. The show's Instagram account confirmed his death Sunday, posting simply, "Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning,…Read more
Olivia Newton-John’s New Movie, Trump Gets Spanked & More!
Links to the past, with relevance today: In a strange twist of fate, ONJ makes a cameo! (Image via Amazon Prime) GREG IN HOLLYWOOD: Olivia Newton-John is appearing in a brand-new movie, The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee, which is out now. Yes, it stars 80-year-old Paul Hogan, and it's all about a fictionalized proposed comeback.…Read more