Links to the past, with relevance today: Between now and July, Nancy will become twice the age Gloria Swanson was when she shot Sunset Boulevard! (Image via Dr. Ward Bond) YOUTUBE: Fabulous, hour-long chat with Nancy Olson Livingston, Oscar nominee for Sunset Boulevard (1950) whose new memoir is being published at the age of 94.…Read more
Monroe v. Wade, Carter at 98, ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Winks & More
Links to the past, with relevance today: That new Marilyn movie? Get rid of it! (Image via Netflix) THR: Seemingly nobody likes Blonde, the sensationalistic new account of Marilyn Monroe's life, starring an actress who is a dead ringer — with a Cuban accent. But along with criticisms of the film's mistreatment of Monroe, Planned…Read more
Last Civil War Widow Dies, ‘Grizzly 2’ Released 37 Years Later & More!
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
‘People’s’ Sexiest Men Alive — All 36 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…Read more