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Remembering Karen Carpenter on Her 70th

Karen Carpenter, the velvet-voiced girl-next-door lead "sister" of the duo the Carpenters, was born March 2, 1950 — meaning today would have been her 70th birthday. Tragically, she struggled her whole life with disordered eating, succumbing to a heart attack at just 32 in 1983, a side effect of her anorexia nervosa. https://youtu.be/wQKe401J3SQ Often pegged…
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Past & Curious: Elvis 3-Way, George Hamilton 101 & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Elvis wanted to go downtown ... (Image via Warner Bros.) DO YOU REMEMBER?: That one time Elvis Presley (1935-1977) proposed a threesome to Petula Clark (b. 1932) that would have included her friend Karen Carpenter (1950-1983)! Hamilton at a '17 autograph show (Image by Matthew Rettenmund) THR: George…
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