Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on February 22nd, 2013 in Music,Politics,Television by Terry Hamburg

“It is a great pity that every human being does not, at an early stage of his life, have to write a historical work.  He would then realize that the human race is in quite a jam about truth.”  ~Rebecca West, novelist “It might be a good idea if the various countries of the worldRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on February 18th, 2013 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Movies,Music,Television by Terry Hamburg

In my early career I knocked around Broadway and got supporting roles on television. I won the lead in a TV Western, but the show folded after eight months. My best known movie appearance was as CIA operative Felix Leiter in Dr. No, the first James Bond film. All this hardly made me a babyRead the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on February 8th, 2013 in Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“If an historian were to relate truthfully all the crimes, weaknesses and disorders of mankind, his readers would take his work for satire rather than for history.”  ~Pierre Bayle, French philosopher 2012: Elizabeth Taylor’s collection of artworks by Vincent Van Gogh, Pissarro and Edgar Degas sell for over 21 million dollars at Christie’s in London.Read the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on February 1st, 2013 in Celebrities,Crime,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“Most history is guessing, and the rest is prejudice.”  ~Will and Ariel Durant, historians “Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up.”  ~Anonymous 2012: American Airlines’ parent company announces it will cut 13,000 jobs or 15% of its workforce. 2012: In the state of Washington, the Senate passes legislation allowing same sex marriage. 2003:Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Predictions: Wow, Did They Get It Wrong!

Posted on January 29th, 2013 in Baby Boomer Future,Music,Television by Terry Hamburg

“The future is like a corridor into which we can see only by the light coming from behind.”~ Edward Weyer Jr., former editor of Natural History magazine. “I was not trying to predict the future, I was trying to prevent it.” ~ Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer The Predictions ♦ There is no reason anyoneRead the Rest…

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History of Baby Boomer Dance: A Bullet Train Musical Video

Posted on January 21st, 2013 in Music by Terry Hamburg

“Rock ‘n roll is here to stay, it will never die It was meant to be that way, though I don’t know why I don’t care what people say, rock ‘n roll is here to stay (We don’t care what people say, rock ‘n roll is here to stay).” ~ Danny & The Juniors “IRead the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on January 18th, 2013 in Music,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

“History:  gossip well told.”  ~Elbert Hubbard, philosopher “More history’s made by secret handshakes than by battles, bills, and proclamations.”  ~John Barth, novelist “If you think you have it tough, read history books.” ~Bill Maher, comedian. 1998: “As Good As It Gets” wins Golden Globe for Best Comedy Movie and its star Jack Nicholson gets BestRead the Rest…

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My Favorite (Rockin’) New Year’s Eve Music

Posted on December 27th, 2012 in Music by Terry Hamburg

“He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; He who makes one is a fool.” ~F.M. Knowles, writer “Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.”  ~Bill Vaughn,  journalist “We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up aRead the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on December 26th, 2012 in Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“History teaches us the mistakes we are going to make.”  ~Anonymous “History is a jangle of accidents, blunders, surprises and absurdities, and so is our knowledge of it, but if we are to report it at all we must impose some order upon it.”  ~Henry Steele Commanger,  professor. 1994: First Brother Roger Clinton (37) wedsRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Christmas: 1971

Posted on December 20th, 2012 in 1970s,Collectibles,Fads & Toys,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

Return to the good old days. The youngest “official” baby boomers (1946-1964) are 7; the oldest are 25. Nixon is President. The median household income is $9,028. A stamp costs 6¢. On January 1, cigarette ads are banned on television. The Godfather wins the Academy Award for Best Picture. Wish List from Santa For theRead the Rest…

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