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80 Stars Turning 80 in 2023

Yes, we're talkin' to him! (Image via Columbia) Check out this list of 80 famous names who will turn 80 in 2023: Doris Kearns Goodwin — presidential historian (b. January 4, 1943) Richard Moll — Bull on Night Court (b. January 13, 1943) Bosom buddy (Image by Matthew Rettenmund) Holland Taylor — Two and a Half Men star, Sarah Paulson’s…
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Olivia Newton-John: 15 Quintessential Songs

The passing of Olivia Newton-John today, August 8, 2022, at 73 leaves a gaping hole in so many of our childhoods — she is just the latest '80s great (and '70s, too!) to die far too young. Oh, Sandy ... (Image via Universal) Her discography is immaculate, and runs the gamut from country-and-western to bubblegum-pop,…
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Welcome Aboard: Every ‘Love Boat’ Guest Star … EVER

I posted an incredible video a month or so ago when it first went up — of over 900 stars who (1) appeared on The Love Boat, and who (2) were promoted in the opening credits with either a goofy photo in a porthole graphic OR (Season 1 only) with just their names. April showers…
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296 Legends Age 80+ Who Are Still With Us!

With so many losses of beloved icons in 2021 — it started with Cicely Tyson and ended with Betty White — we can sometimes forget just how many other legends we do have left. Please, 2022, show some mercy! (Image via CBS) Betty was revered, and was arguably the most well-liked, intergenerational, awarded, admired and…
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‘Love Boat’ Supercut: All 901 Guests!

Retro Hole has put together a supercut of every Love Boat guest, including everyone from every regular Season 1-9 episode and the first three specials after the show ended. Why would they let her on the ship after that Poseidon disaster?! (Image via ABC) At the end, it shouts out the regular cast, too. This…
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No, Betty White Isn’t the Last Surviving ‘MTM’ Veteran …

Cute snap of MTM co-workers Ted Knight & Ed Asner taken during the show's 1970-1977 run. The original main cast members of Mary Tyler Moore (1970-1977) have all died, but as many on social media argue, Betty White, who hits age 100 in January, should count as a main cast member, if not an original…
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10 Ultimate Classic Games & Toys, ’60s-’80s

What you played with as a child shaped who you are today. I know this is true because I approach every dilemma as if I'm in a Choose Your Own Adventure Book, or as if I am wending my way through the Ravenloft module of Dungeons & Dragons. Following are some '70s and '80s toys…
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15 ’80s Pop Songs to Save Your Day

These songs were not very big U.S. hits, but they did liven up the '80s around the world. Surely these are some of the best arguments that the '80s may not have had the best music, but always had the most unselfconsciously fun music. My list includes two bonus tunes — one from 1979 and…
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