Baby Boomer Fashion: Designers Who Dressed A Generation

Posted on March 26th, 2014 in 1960s,1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Fads & Toys,Fashion,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

  So many designers, so little blog space, but three stand out as leaders of the baby boomer fashion revolutions, attaining stunning pop culture celebrity status in the process. It started with Mary Quant who brought the mod scene and mini-skirt from Carnaby Street to main street. What began in 1965 as a local popRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Viagra Overdose

Posted on November 14th, 2013 in 1990s,Midlife,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

  “I’ve got a few years on her,” Harry said over Manhattan Breezes,” but we don’t care, especially me. It’s the first time since my divorce I feel like a man again, if you catch my drift.” I’d known Harry since childhood, but he wasn’t the type to talk about “intimate” topics, which was anythingRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity Quotes: Words of Wisdom on Love and…

Posted on August 28th, 2013 in Celebrities,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

From Hollywood femme fatales: “Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.” ~ Katherine Hepburn “The average Hollywood film star’s ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a FrenchRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened To Billie Jean King?

Posted on July 22nd, 2013 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution,Women's Liberation by Terry Hamburg

  With all due modesty, I became such a big baby boomer celebrity, how could I not fade a little after retirement? That moment came later than planned and cast some unwanted limelight. A “palimony” suit filed by a personal secretary in 1981 turned my life on its head. In one fell swoop, I wasRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Blind Dating

Posted on July 16th, 2013 in Fads & Toys,Midlife,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution,Television by Terry Hamburg

We are so eye oriented, it dilutes our other senses. Visual deprivation can stimulate those senses. It’s well known that the blind develop enhanced receptiveness to smell, touch, and hearing. “Dining in the dark” is a pop culture phenomenon that appeals to midlife baby boomers as well as adventurous youngsters. Restaurants are pitch black. AlthoughRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened To Doris Day?

Posted on July 12th, 2013 in Celebrities,Movies,Music,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution,Television by Terry Hamburg

  Do you know I’m the top-rated female box office celebrity of all time? That’s pretty darn amazing considering my movie career was over by the late 1960s. I became the victim of my pop culture self: type-cast as the wholesome, girl-next-store sweetheart, but that’s who I really was. The parents of young baby boomersRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Cyber Romance

Posted on July 3rd, 2013 in Midlife,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

Did you know that baby boomers are the fastest growing group using online dating? That as many as one in four second marriages for boomers began online? At Match.com, the 50-to-65 agers is up 89% over the past five years. On JDate, a website for Jewish singles, the 50+ group jumped 40% in single year.Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Slang: Are You Hip To The Jive, Clyde?

Posted on May 4th, 2013 in Beat Generation,Counterculture/New Age,Music,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

Bag, as a particular interest or area of expertise, is from 1964 and came from jazz jargon. It’s likely based on the notion of putting something in a bag, thus possessing it. Example: “Folk music is my bag, man.” It was a weekend hipster word that fell out of use in the 1970s. Boggie originally referredRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on April 29th, 2013 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Music,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution,Television by Terry Hamburg

I paid my baby boomer dues, brother. This kid wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth. My old man was a poor coal miner. I married at 16, had a baby, quit school, and tried to make a living at a bunch of things, from pounding nails to hawking vacuum cleaners. I hadRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers (Celebrity Ladies) “Robbing the Cradle”

Posted on January 31st, 2013 in Celebrities,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

Baby boomers are the healthiest, most energetic, longest-living generation in history. It’s only to be expected that some would covet much younger mates. In the past, this was a male game. It still is, but now females are playing it, too. Their modern pop culture name is “cougars,” and it’s just the sexual revolution continuing toRead the Rest…

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