Gene Kelly & Shirley MacLaine in What a Way to Go 1964
Happy 80th Birthday to Shirley MacLaine!
The iconic actress who’s known for her belief in reincarnation recently played the brash American among the Brits on TV’sDownton Abbey. In January she told an interviewer that she doesn’t worry about birthdays: “The number doesn’t matter. … It’s all about how you feel.”
Game Boy Camera.
Yeah, they mean this thing:
NASA astronaut Leland D Melvin with his dogs Jake and Scout.
Best. Astronaut. Photo. Ever!
30 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Cheers’:
On May 20, 1993, Sam Malone—the fictional MLB pitcher-turned-proprietor of Cheers—announced it was “last call” for the final time at the Boston bar where everybody knows your name. But there’s plenty you probably don’t know about the classic sitcom, which spent 11 seasons on the air…
His name is Hillary Norman Peterson?! The more you know…
We remember the 1964 World’s Fair in all its grooviness. Replete with go-go dancers, future world and It’s a Small World. A must look back to remember.
Did you attend?
This week in #Boomers history:
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Happy 68th Birthday to actress Hayley Mills! Here she is in 1964.
Hayley Mills in 1964 at age 18.
The Monkees was a sitcom on NBC from 1966 to 1968. The series follows the adventures of four young men (The Monkees) trying to make a name for themselves as rock ‘n roll singers. Starring were Peter Tork, Mickey Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Davy Jones.
The show introduced a number of innovative new-wave film techniques to series television and won two Emmy Awards in 1967. The program received a long afterlife in Saturday morning repeats (CBS and ABC) and syndication, as well as overseas broadcasts. (Wikipedia)