Ad Too Sexy For TV?

Posted on March 9th, 2015 in Sexual Revolution,Television,Women's Liberation by Terry Hamburg

  You’re a television ad exec. Would you accept a commercial for Zestra Essential Arousal Oils for women, described as a botanical aphrodisiac that promises “heightened sensitivity to touch?” If you say yes, you’re one of the few. Even when they do, they don’t. The Oxygen Network limited exposure from midnight to 4 a.m. orRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrities Trying To Make A Buck

Posted on February 18th, 2015 in Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

  “Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.” ~ Horace Greeley, 19th century journalist. “Fame doesn’t fulfill you, it warms you a bit, and that warmth is temporary.” ~ Marilyn Monroe   What do all these celebrities have in common? Dwayne Hickman Larry HolmesRead the Rest…

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On This Day In Baby Boomer Hollywood History

Posted on January 28th, 2015 in Celebrities,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“In Hollywood if you don’t have a shrink, people think you’re crazy.” ― Johnny Carson “History: gossip well told.” ~Elbert Hubbard, philospher “Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.” ~H.L. Mencken, journalist 1994: Actors Lorraine Bracco (39) and Edward James Olmos (46) tie the knot. 1991: American Music Awards dominated by M.Read the Rest…

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Snapshot of Baby Boomer 1970s

Posted on January 23rd, 2015 in 1970s,Celebrities,Movies,Television by Terry Hamburg

Wikipedia description of That 70’s Show: “The show addressed social issues of the 1970s such as sexism, sexual attitudes, generational conflict, the economic hardships of the 1970s recession, mistrust of the American government by blue-collar workers, and teenage drug use, developments in the entertainment industry, the television remote,  and Star Wars.”  1977   — Best-Selling FullRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to Charo?

Posted on January 16th, 2015 in 1980s,Celebrities,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

  Is there a baby boomer that doesn’t know who I am? Cuchi-Cuchi! My real name is Maria Rosario Pilar Martinez Molina Moquiere de Les Esperades Ana Romanguera y de la Nojosa Rasten, but I shortened it for my show business career. Lets clear up my real age. My Spanish birth certificate records 1941, butRead the Rest…

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On This Day In Baby Boomer History

Posted on January 3rd, 2015 in Celebrities,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 “Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.” ~Dwight D. Eisenhower “Each time history repeatsRead the Rest…

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On This Day in Baby Boomer History

Posted on November 19th, 2014 in Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

History never looks like history when you are living through it. ~John W. Gardner, educator History is the sum total of the things that could have been avoided. ~Konrad Adenauer, statesman If you think you have it tough, read history books. ~Bill Maher, comedian 2011: An investigation into the drowning death of American actress NatalieRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to Batman?

Posted on November 8th, 2014 in 1960s,Celebrities,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

It’s a blessing and a curse. Sometimes I think I should have turned Batman down. That baby boomer television hit catapulted me to fame and fortune, but Holy Typecast! I was stuck there the rest of my Hollywood life. Believe it or not, I had a career before Batman. I was in The Philadelphians withRead the Rest…

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Very Busy Day In Baby Boomer History

Posted on October 13th, 2014 in Celebrities,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“History is a vast early warning system.” ~Norman Cousins, journalist “Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up.” ~Anonymous 2012: The U.S. Space Shuttle Endeavor inches through the streets of Los Angeles on a trolley, making its way to a museum. 2009: U.S. Senate Committee passes healthcare reform bill, hailed as a ‘critical milestone’Read the Rest…

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On This Day In Baby Boomer History

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 in Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.” ~Jessamyn West, novelist “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   1988:Read the Rest…

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