Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on March 16th, 2012 in Celebrities,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday. ” ~Pearl Buck, writer 2011: Maybe. U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, announces she will retire rather than serve a second term in 2012 if President Obama is reelected. 1995: Better late than never. Mississippi House of Representatives formally abolishes slavery and ratifies theRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to Gary Hart?

Posted on March 15th, 2012 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Politics,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg
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I have to face it. No matter what I accomplish, my name will always be linked—like David & Bathsheba, Dante & Beatrice, Clark Gable & Carol Lombard—to Donna Rice. OK, here’s the pic that took me down. I was the darling of the baby boomers. If not for my stumbles with this drop-dead gorgeous model,Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer TV Celebrities: Who Are They?

Posted on March 10th, 2012 in Celebrities,Television by Terry Hamburg
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“Talent is God-given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” ~John Wooden, basketball coach “Fame is a bee It has a song It has a sting Ah, too, it has a wing.”  ~Emily Dickinson Who are these baby boomer celebrities and in what television show did they appear? It wasRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers Flock To Flirting School

Posted on March 6th, 2012 in Celebrities,Midlife,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg
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Toss out your inhibitions. Welcome to the brave new world. If you’ve got it, flaunt it. If you don’t, pretend you do. The sexual revolution never ends. It’s not just for women or mid-lifers, although the biggest demographic attending such classes are women over 35. Do baby boomers need coaching to flirt? Some never learnedRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity Watusi

Posted on February 27th, 2012 in 1960s,Celebrities,Politics,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Summer. 1964. Everyone was there. At least Democrats. It was the baby boomer pop culture political event of the season. Each celebrity swell would arrive at the top of the steps leading the to party below, stand for a few moments to be recognized, photographed, bask in the glory, and then slowly descend. Doug McClureRead the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on February 25th, 2012 in Celebrities,Movies,Music,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

“Every age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted.”  ~Mary McCarthy, writer 2007: The Departed, a cop-gangster movie thriller, wins Best Picture. Martin Scorsese is Best Director. 1998: Runs in the family. Best Male Rock Vocal goes to Bob Dylan for Cold Irons Bound. Best Rock Group Vocal is One Headlight by TheRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on February 21st, 2012 in Celebrities,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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I was a marquee celebrity in those early baby boomer years. Some say my greatest achievement was to marry three gorgeous starletts one right after the other. I left the first for one of the most coveted women in Tinsel Town. Then, she walked out on me for a co-star who she later left, remarried,Read the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on February 18th, 2012 in Celebrities,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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“History: gossip well told.”  ~Elbert Hubbard, writer “Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up.”  ~Anonymous 1995: Pop culture celebrities Pamela Anderson (Baywatch) and Tommy Lee (Motley Crue) tie the knot. It lasts four years. She then marries Kid Rock (one year). Wedding party picture 1980: Pierre Trudeau’s Liberals win the Canadian elections. 1979: MiniseriesRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer “Cats” Digged Him

Posted on February 13th, 2012 in 1950s,Celebrities,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg
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“The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can’t fake it…try to fake three laughs in an hour – ha ha ha ha ha – they’ll take you away, man. You can’t.” By I saw him in person, he was infamous. Arrested for “dirty” language and drugs, his celebrity face adorned the cover ofRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to Davy Crockett?

Posted on February 6th, 2012 in 1950s,Celebrities,Fads & Toys,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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♫ Born on a mountain top in Tennessee Greenest state in the Land of the Free Raised in the woods so’s he knew every tree Kilt him a b’ar when he was only three. Davy, Davy Crockett, King of the wild frontier! Got to admit, I led a charmed life. I never had A-list HollywoodRead the Rest…

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