These videos are insane! (Image via video still) Keep reading for news of the past with relevance today: CITY LAB: You won't soon forget these nutty 1980s videos of cities selling themselves! https://youtu.be/UZ5kMCBELLQ My fave, above, is Detroit, since I grew up in Michigan. You're welcome. Within 72 hours of this parade, Philly's hospitals and…Read more
Past & Curious: Farrah’s Legacy, ‘Meatballs’ Love & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Take a bow, Angel ... (GIF via GIPHY) PEOPLE: Ten years ago today, June 25, Farrah Fawcett (1947-2009) died after a long fight with anal cancer. Now, those who were around her recall her mission to destigmatize the killer disease. Her oncologist, Dr. Laurence Piro, recalls: “Farrah was…Read more
Past & Curious: He’s Been Seen with Farrah, Trash TV & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Jogging was a fad, but so was Farrah! (Image via People) PEOPLE: Lee Majors, 80, reflects upon his hectic life with wife Farrah Fawcett (1947-2009), and claims credit for choosing the image that became one of the best-selling posters of all time. George Maharis (b. 1928) & Robert…Read more
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…Read more
Stanley Donen, Last of the Golden Age Directors, Dies @ 94
Stanley Donen, the final surviving director from the Golden Age of Hollywood — and one of its most acclaimed — died of heart failure February 21 at home in Manhattan, his sons confirmed. (See ExtraTV.com for a version of his obit.) He was 94. Donen was born April 13, 1924, in South Carolina. To deal…Read more
Past & Curious: Don’t Mess with Mr. Feeny + Farrah’s Swimsuit Tale & More!
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