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 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 Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on July 17th, 2012 in 1980s,Celebrities,Movies by Terry Hamburg
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“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 sex 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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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on July 6th, 2012 in Movies by Terry Hamburg
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“History: gossip well told.”  ~Elbert Hubbard, philosopher “History is never antiquated, because humanity is always fundamentally the same.”  ~Walter Rauschenbusch, theologian 2003: At the Wimbledon Women’s Finals, Serena Williams beats her sister Venus Williams. 1998:  Pete Sampras wins Wimbledon Men’s title. 1997:  Matina Hingis wins Wimbledon Women’s title. 1994: In a change of U.S. refugeeRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Animals

Posted on June 25th, 2012 in 1970s,Celebrities,Movies,Television by Terry Hamburg
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Call it a baby boomer coming-of-age saga, a gross-out spectacle, pop culture teen raunch…but also call it successful. Bottom line? Budget: 3 million. Gross (pardon the word): Over 140 million. Critical acclaim? A few didn’t appreciate the approach to humor. But Animal House sits at #1 on Bravo’s 100 Funniest Movies. Roger Ebert: 4 stars.Read the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History: Hollywood Premieres

Posted on June 15th, 2012 in Movies,Television by Terry Hamburg
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“Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.”  ~Alfred Hitchcock “The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.”  ~Alfred Hitchcock “Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay home and see bad television for nothing?”  ~Samuel Goldwyn 1992Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity Kiddie Pics: Who Am I?

Posted on June 13th, 2012 in Collectibles,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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It’s called “growing into yourself.” You lose baby fat, features get definition, the nose elongates, even your hairline changes. But beneath all that, an imprint remains. Here are some baby boomer movie and television stars as children before Hollywood fame and fortune, probably before they ever aspired to be pop culture icons. Can you identifyRead the Rest…

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Today In Baby Boomer History

Posted on June 12th, 2012 in Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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“History never looks like history when you are living through it.” ~John W. Gardner, Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare in President Johnson’s cabinet. 2004: Former President George H. W. Bush celebrates his 80th birthday by skydiving. 1997: At the Music Television Awards Scream is the Best Movie. 1996: A  Federal Court overturns U.S. indecencyRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Space Odyssey: 2001

Posted on June 4th, 2012 in 1960s,Counterculture/New Age,Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg
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It broke the molds. Until Stanley Kubrick’s mind-bending 1968 movie, baby boomers and their parents were fed a sci-fi diet of funk and fear: a 50-foot woman rampaging through town exacting revenge on all who wronged her when normal (a harbinger of women’s liberation?) or huge mutant ants crawling up sky scrappers in search ofRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Pop Culture Legend

Posted on June 1st, 2012 in 1950s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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♫ 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’sRead the Rest…

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