Tag Archives: Charo

Fun Flashback: ‘Storybook Squares’ Debuts (1969)

Fifty-two years ago today, on January 4, 1969, NBC debuted the unique game show Storybook Squares, a special dress-up version of Hollywood Squares. Doc Severinsen, Bonnie Franklin, Roddy McDowall, William Shatner & Julie McWhirter (Image via NBC) The gimmick was that all the stars were in costume as storybook characters of one sort or another,…
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Charo Didn’t Know Her Husband Took His Own Life at First

Ageless musical icon Charo lost her husband, Kjell Rasten, in February, when he took his own life via gunshot. He had been depressed, and was particularly beaten down over an aggressive skin disease he was battling. Co-host Sheryl Underwood's husband took his own life, too, nearly 30 years ago. (Image via CBS) Horrifically, Charo was…
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Charo’s Emotional Thank-You Video to Fans

A month after the shocking suicide of her husband, singer Charo, 68 or 78 (depending on source), has taken to Facebook to emotionally thank her fans for all the support they've offered. The enduring icon is hurting, but soldiering on! (Image via head shot) "Hola, amigos," she says, dressed in a cute, short, yellow dress…
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Charo: She’s Still Aquí

Legendary moneymaker-shaker Charo, a no-B.S. virtuoso on the guitar, is ageless. (Kind of literally, since she once had 10 years shaved off her official birth certificate legally, meaning she is currently admitting to being just 66.) (more…)
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