Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on April 4th, 2013 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

There was hardly a baby boomer in the 1970s and 80s who didn’t know who I was. Or rather, who I pretended to be. I couldn’t sing, dance, act or write but I was a superb entertainer and pop culture celebrity. I had my own show and then became a regular on the TV talkRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on March 16th, 2013 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Counterculture/New Age,Hippie,Music,New Left,Politics,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

I started out my life as a regular Joe – literally, a GI Joe – volunteering for a 2-year Army stint in 1955. Then what happened to me? I got bit by the beatnik-hippie-counterculture-new left bug, and never recovered. My real name was a drag: Hugh Nanton Romney. At a 1969 music festival B.B. KingRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to Kitty Dukakis?

Posted on February 26th, 2013 in 1980s,Politics by Terry Hamburg

Sometimes I think: perhaps it’s best Michael lost the 1988 election. I loved the political limelight and wanted to be First Lady, but I may not have been ready. I was described as a tireless and articulate campaigner. But there were personal problems few knew about. After the defeat and those recriminations Michael suffered fromRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on February 18th, 2013 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Movies,Music,Television by Terry Hamburg

In my early career I knocked around Broadway and got supporting roles on television. I won the lead in a TV Western, but the show folded after eight months. My best known movie appearance was as CIA operative Felix Leiter in Dr. No, the first James Bond film. All this hardly made me a babyRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Wild Thing: Who Am I?

Posted on December 13th, 2012 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Movies,Politics by Terry Hamburg

I was the most outrageous and stoned writer of the baby boomer era. I invented a special kind of journalism that became a pop culture fad – you get personally, subjectively involved with your subjects. Truth? What is truth? Truth is what you experience. Experience is seldom polished, rational, or polite. I became bigger thanRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to Charo?

Posted on October 25th, 2012 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Music,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Is there a baby boomer that doesn’t know who I am? Cuchi-Cuchi! My real name is Maria Rosario Pilar Martinez Molina Moquiere de Les Esperades Ana Romanguera y de la Nojosa Rasten, but I shortened it for my show business career. Lets clear up my real age. My Spanish birth certificate records 1941, but whenRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Good Ol’ Boys and Girls

Posted on October 9th, 2012 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Movies,Music,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Its roots may be Southern but the branches spread out across America. Just good ol’ boys Never meanin’ no harm Beats all you’ve ever saw, Been in trouble with law Since the day they was born Dukes of Hazzard theme song Bo and Luke were fun-loving, kind-hearted mountain kids sentenced to probation for transportation ofRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Hang Out

Posted on October 4th, 2012 in 1980s,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

♫ Fer sure, fer sure She’s a Valley Girl In a clothing store Like, OH MY GOD! (Valley Girl) Like – TOTALLY (Valley Girl) Encino is like SO BITCHEN (Valley Girl) There’s like the Galleria (Valley Girl) And like all these like really great shoe stores I love going into like clothing stores and stuffRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on October 2nd, 2012 in 1960s,1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Movies,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

I married three of the most gorgeous baby boomer starlets. My first wife was also a beautiful actress, but not as well know. She made up for that by being the grandniece of Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. As you can see, they all look alike. I fell for that type. I was the type everyRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Scandal: Who Am I?

Posted on September 11th, 2012 in 1980s,Celebrities,Crime,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

You probably know me as the notorious “Hollywood Madame.” I regard it as a pop culture badge of honor. My exclusive client list, never revealed, looked like a Hollywood baby boomer Who’s Who. I served 21 months in jail. No regrets. What I did isn’t a real crime. Unfortunately, my father, a prominent pediatrician, wasRead the Rest…

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