Tag Archives: history

Past & Curious: Sigourney Back to ‘Ghostbusters’ & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: She'll be back. (GIF via GIPHY) EW: Sigourney Weaver, 69, confirms she'll be back for the new Ghostbusters! PEOPLE: How is Jerry Lee Lewis, a seminal figure in '50s rock and roll, only 83?! At any rate, he just left a rehab facility and is doing well after…
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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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The Naked Truth About Nude Swimming at School

I'd heard of this, but wasn't aware I just missed it (THANK GOD — I was fat and accused of having breasts playing shirts vs. skins basketball), but boys in the U.S. were mostly required to swim totally nude in school pools right through the early '80s. Girls were usually allowed to wear simple suits.…
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