Boomers Cross Over the Bridge: Pioneer Sex Change

  “If you understand trans-genders, then you understand that gender doesn’t have to do with bed partners, it has to do with identity.” ~Christine Jorgensen, pioneer and celebrity   SEX CHANGE! WORLD’S RICHEST MAN BECOMES WORLD’S RICHEST WOMAN Cartoon headline   SURGERY MAKES EX-GI GIRL Real Headline, 12/1/52   One always heard: “Boys will be boys.”Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer 1975 Snapshot

Posted on March 8th, 2013 in 1970s,Music,Pop Culture,Television,Uncategorized by Terry Hamburg

Adrian: Why do you wanna fight? Rocky: Because I can’t sing or dance. Paulie: [talking about Adrian] You like her? Rocky: Sure, I like her. Paulie: What’s the attraction? Rocky: I dunno… she fills gaps. Paulie: What’s ‘gaps’? Rocky: I dunno, she’s got gaps, I got gaps, together we fill gaps.  Best-Selling Full Sized Car:Read the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on April 5th, 2012 in Movies,Music,Pop Culture,Uncategorized by Terry Hamburg

“Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all: the conscientious historian will correct these defects.”  ~Herodotus, the ancient Greek often called “The Father of History.” 1993: Construction begins on Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 1988: Michael Dukakis is chosen as the Democratic nominee for President. 1987:Read the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on March 29th, 2012 in Movies,Television,Uncategorized by Terry Hamburg

1994: Silence of the Lambs sweeps Best Movie, Best Director, Best Adapated Screenplay, Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins), and Best Actress (Jodie Foster). 1990: We all get older. Jack Nicklaus makes his debut in the “Seniors” golf tournament. 1987: Marlee Matlin is the first and only deaf person to win Best Actress, for Children of aRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Ship of Fools

Posted on September 30th, 2011 in 1970s,1980s,Collectibles,Pop Culture,Television,Uncategorized by Terry Hamburg

The question isn’t who guest starred on Love Boat, but who didn’t? 530 different celebrities appeared in the ten year television run. With each program having three love stories going simultaneously, there were plenty of roles. It was a pop culture haven for the out-of-work and has-beens of all types and stripes – mainly baby boomerRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Words to Prosper By

Posted on September 6th, 2011 in Uncategorized by Terry Hamburg

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it. ~Bob Hope Always borrow money from a pessimist, he doesn’t expect to be paid back. ~Anonymous I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.  ~Pablo Picasso Dice, drawing by Picasso The realRead the Rest…

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This Day in Baby Boomer History

Posted on August 20th, 2011 in Uncategorized by Terry Hamburg

1990: George Steinbrenner is forced to step down as New York Yankees general partner for associating with known gamblers. 1986: “Going postal” is coined. A mail carrier in Oklahoma fatally shoots fourteen fellow workers. 1982: U.S. Marines land in Beirut, Lebanon. 1974: Gerald Ford assumes the Presidency when Richard Nixon resigns, and chooses Nelson RockefellerRead the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on July 30th, 2011 in 1950s,1960s,1970s,1980s,Uncategorized by Terry Hamburg

1996: After 20 years, Tommy Lasoda retires as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers. 1984: A baby boomer favorite soap opera, Santa Barbara, premieres on network television. 1974: Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa disappears in suburban Detroit. 1974: House Judiciary Committee votes on third and last charge of “high crimes and misdemeanors” to impeach President NixonRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on July 23rd, 2011 in 1950s,1960s,1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Movies,Uncategorized 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. Yes, they all look alike. I fell for that type. I was the type every woman fell for:Read the Rest…

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This Day in Baby Boomer History

Posted on July 16th, 2011 in Music,Pop Culture,Uncategorized by Terry Hamburg

1997: A man is awarded $266 million after being fired from Miller Brewing for sexual harassment when he told a co-worker about an episode of Seinfeld. 1994: Old enough to be her…meal ticket. Bombshell Anna Nicole Smith (26) weds spent-shell billionaire J. Howard Marshall II (89). They met in a topless dancing establishment. 1988: FlorenceRead the Rest…

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