BABY BOOMER BIG-SHOT: WHO AM I?

Posted on March 23rd, 2011 in 1990s,Celebrities,Collectibles,Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Baby Boomer Reverie: 1998 He caused quite a stir. Pop culture celebrities are common at antiques/collectibles shows, and he did live right there in Miami. Dealers try to act calm and unimpressed. Beautiful people “dress down” at these events (like everyone), on the theory that if you appear too well-heeled, prices will be higher. ThisRead the Rest…

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BABY BOOMER POP CULTURE LEGEND

Posted on March 5th, 2011 in 1950s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

♫ James Dean, James Dean, you bought it sight unseen. You were too fast to live, too young to die, bye bye. ♫ James Dean, Eagles, 1974 JAMES DEAN IN HIS OWN WORDS ~I want to be a Texan 24 hours a day. ~To me, acting is the most logical way for people’s neuroses toRead the Rest…

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BABY BOOMER CELEBRITY: MORE LIZ TAYLOR

Posted on February 23rd, 2011 in 1950s,1960s,1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

AMAZING, LITTLE KNOWN FACTS ABOUT LIZ TAYLOR ►She was born with a rare mutation that caused a double row of eyelashes, making her even more alluring, especially on camera. ►In her later years, she became a follower of Kabbalah, a mystic Jewish tradition. She convinced her friend, Michael Jackson, to wear a Kabbalah red stringRead the Rest…

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BABY BOOMER CELEBRITY: WHAT HAPPENED TO ELIZABETH TAYLOR?

Posted on February 22nd, 2011 in 1950s,1960s,1970s,1980s,1990s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

I’m still alive, if not kicking. You probably know I was diagnosed with a congestive heart condition. And my aching back. I fell off a horse when filming National Velvet (I was 12) and it never healed right. Both my hips have been replaced. I survived a benign brain tumor and skin cancer. I sufferRead the Rest…

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ANSWERS TO BABY BOOMER TRIVIA QUESTIONS + THIS DAY IN HISTORY + MORE TEMPEST STORM

Posted on February 8th, 2011 in 1950s,1960s,1970s,Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

TODAY IN BABY BOOMER HISTORY 1984: For the first time 8 people go into space together. 1974: Dy-no-Mite! Good Times debuts on CBS TV. 1974: Soap opera Secret Storm ends a 20-year television run. 1973: Senate names a seven member committee to investigate the Watergate scandal. 1974: Ringo releases You’re 16. 1969: Last edition ofRead the Rest…

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BABY BOOMER CELEBRITY: WHAT HAPPENED TO ZSA ZSA GABOR?

Posted on February 4th, 2011 in 1950s,1960s,1970s,1980s,1990s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

Reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated, but I’m not doing very well, dahlink. You know, all my health problems. But I’ve never been a complainer. I’ve had a long, charmed life. Did you know that this Sunday is my 94th birthday? After winning Miss Hungary, I came to Hollywood. It didn’t take long forRead the Rest…

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BABY BOOMER SEXUAL REVOLUTION: BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE

Posted on October 31st, 2010 in 1960s,1970s,Celebrities,Counterculture/New Age,Movies,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

The tag line read: “Consider the Possibilities.” Today, it’s hard to believe the movie was regarded so cutting edge and titillating. Remember, it’s 1970 and the impact of rebellious boomer ideas is just beginning to penetrate Main Street. The plot: An educated, affluent couple attend an “self-discovery” weekend at a New Age retreat and are Read the Rest…

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BABY BOOMER CELEBRITY: WHO AM I?

Posted on August 14th, 2010 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Crime,Movies,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

“I know it when I see it.” Supreme Court Justice Stewart’s definition of “obscenity.” What could be more exciting and scandalous? A gorgeous (36D-25-36), wildly enthusiastic, underage XXX star? Of course, no one knew (ha! ha!) I was 15 when I started. You might say I put the “baby” in baby boomer X-movies. I was livingRead the Rest…

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