Baby Boomer Sex Siren: What Happened to Carol Doda?

Posted on March 29th, 2015 in 1960s,Crime,Movies,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

  In my 15 minutes of boomer fame, I was the biggest pop culture celebrity around—literally. Get a load of these numbers. 44DD/24/35. I was the first to go topless in 1964 and started a sexual revolution that spun as fast as twirling tassels. Topless is so common today, it’s hard to believe how daringRead the Rest…

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Worst Baby Boomer Movies In History?

Posted on March 20th, 2015 in 1960s,1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

As St. Augustine said: “One can comprehend good only in comparison to evil; it is in this way one aspires to be better.”

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Baby Boomer Celebrities Trying To Make A Buck

Posted on February 18th, 2015 in Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

  “Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.” ~ Horace Greeley, 19th century journalist. “Fame doesn’t fulfill you, it warms you a bit, and that warmth is temporary.” ~ Marilyn Monroe   What do all these celebrities have in common? Dwayne Hickman Larry HolmesRead the Rest…

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Snapshot of Baby Boomer 1970s

Posted on January 23rd, 2015 in 1970s,Celebrities,Movies,Television by Terry Hamburg

Wikipedia description of That 70’s Show: “The show addressed social issues of the 1970s such as sexism, sexual attitudes, generational conflict, the economic hardships of the 1970s recession, mistrust of the American government by blue-collar workers, and teenage drug use, developments in the entertainment industry, the television remote,  and Star Wars.”  1977   — Best-Selling FullRead the Rest…

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Fun Baby Boomer Vintage New Year’s Eve Movies

Posted on December 29th, 2014 in Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.  ~Anonymous Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.  ~Oprah Winfrey Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year’s resolutions, and I’ve stuck with it ever since.  ~Dave Beard, film musicRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers See Pie in the Sky Aliens

Posted on December 10th, 2014 in 1950s,1960s,Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Before World War II, sightings of Unidentified Flying Objects were far and few between. Suddenly, the sky was filled with darting lights and mysterious who-knows-whats? Extra-terrestrials seemed to be arriving in tourist droves. Why a flying saucer? Did Hollywood create that pop culture image in the early baby boomer era? No, it was an airborneRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Surf Culture: ♫ Two Girls For Every Boy ♫

Posted on November 28th, 2014 in 1950s,1960s,Movies,Music by Terry Hamburg

  ♫ They never roll the streets up ’cause there’s always something goin’ (Surf City, here we come) You know they’re either out surfin’ or they got a party growin’ (Surf City, here we come) Well, with two swingin’ honeys for every guy All you got to do is wink your eye Ya, we’re goin’Read the Rest…

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On This Day in Baby Boomer History

Posted on November 19th, 2014 in Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

History never looks like history when you are living through it. ~John W. Gardner, educator History is the sum total of the things that could have been avoided. ~Konrad Adenauer, statesman If you think you have it tough, read history books. ~Bill Maher, comedian 2011: An investigation into the drowning death of American actress NatalieRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Icon: James Dean

Posted on October 18th, 2014 in 1950s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  “Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” ~James Wooden, fabled basketball coach ♫ 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 WORDSRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers Face The Red Menace

Posted on September 20th, 2014 in 1950s,1960s,Celebrities,Crime,Movies,New Left,Politics,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

Just how serious was the “Red Menace” inside the U.S.? Baby boomers in the 1950s and 1960s came of age amidst widespread fears of a communist plot to take over America. FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover worried that these boomers were vulnerable targets. Subtle and not-so-subtle anti-communist themes permeated entertainment, schools and  churches. The popularRead the Rest…

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