Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on November 20th, 2012 in Celebrities,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

I’m a true American baby boomer: Chinese, Hawaiian, Portuguese, Dutch and German descent. I played college football on a scholarship, earned a sociology degree, and proudly served as an Air Force fighter pilot. While singing in local clubs, I caught the attention of music producers and signed a contract. I had more than a voice,Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomers Invent Reality TV Way Back When

Posted on November 12th, 2012 in 1970s,Celebrities,Gay Issues & Celebrities,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

So contemporary. So 21st century. So wrong. Let’s return to ancient baby boomer times: A.D. 1973. A reality show used to mean National Geographic. Everyone thinks the pop culture genre was invented around 2000. It was re-invented. A daring series hit television in 1973: an out-the box idea to do live running footage of theRead the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on November 9th, 2012 in Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“A lot of history is just dirty politics cleaned up for the consumption of children and other innocents. ” ~Richard Reeves, journalist “History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren’t there.”  ~George Santayana, philosopher 1997: Artist Peter Max pleads guilty to tax fraud and time served. 1991:Read the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on October 19th, 2012 in Music,Television by Terry Hamburg

“History never looks like history when you are living through it.”  ~John W. Gardner, politician “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.”  ~RebeccaRead 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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Today in Baby Boomer Show Biz History

Posted on September 28th, 2012 in Celebrities,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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“Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.” ~Napoleon Bonaparte “Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.” ~H. L. Mencken, journalist “It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.” ~Gertrude Stein 1997: Newscaster David Brinkley, 74, retires after 54 years. 1990: Marvin Gaye gets a star on Hollywood’s walkRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to Kato Kaelin?

Posted on September 27th, 2012 in Celebrities,Crime,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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Hopefully, no one is asking “Who is Kato Kaelin?” For a magic moment, I was one of the hottest celebrities in the world. I guess I’m the baby boomer poster boy for that pop culture “15 minutes of fame.”  In fact, a few years after the O.J. trial, I went on a speaking tour billedRead the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on September 21st, 2012 in Music,Television by Terry Hamburg

“It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts.”  ~Bill Vaughan, journalist “Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up.”  ~Anonymous 2011: The U.S. officially ends its “Don’t ask, Don’t tell”Read the Rest…

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This Day In Baby Boomer Television History

Posted on September 17th, 2012 in Television by Terry Hamburg

“All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?” ~Nicholas Johnson, former head of the Federal Communications Commission “Television an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your home. ” ~David Frost “Television!  Teacher, mother, secret lover.”  ~Homer Simpson 1989: LA Law is theRead the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on September 13th, 2012 in Television by Terry Hamburg

“History portrays everything as if it could not have come otherwise. History is on the side of what happened. ” ~Elias Canetti, writer. “History offers some consolation by reminding us that sin has flourished in every age.”  ~Will and Ariel Durant, historians 1993: The borough of Queens, New York begins mandatory recycling. 1991: America winsRead the Rest…

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