Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on December 11th, 2012 in Celebrities,Movies,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” ~ Karl Marx “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God’s gift, that’s why we call it the present.” ~ Joan Rivers 1995: Amendment to make it illegal to physically desecrate the flag turned down by senate 63-36 (needed 2/3 vote). 1991: Actor RichardRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on December 4th, 2012 in Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

I was debonair, dashingly handsome, and married a Kennedy. My acting career spanned decades but frankly, I was never an A-list star. By the late baby boomer 60s, I was regarded as an old, if charming, tuxedo. I hung on in Hollywood as a pop culture celebrity appearing in television guest spots and movie cameos.Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on November 8th, 2012 in 1950s,1960s,Celebrities,Movies,Music,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

I was hardly a one-hit wonder, but my career was hot and short. I was in the right place at the right time. A South Philly neighborhood buddy who went on to music fame and fortune recommended me for a recording contract. Before I could take a deep breath, I was a baby boomer teenRead 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 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

“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

“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

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

“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

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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