Baby Boomer Celebrity Survivor: What Happened To The Ken Doll?

Posted on March 8th, 2015 in 1950s,1960s,Celebrities,Collectibles,Fads & Toys,Fashion,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

True confessions of the most popular boy toy in history.

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Dieting Is No Laughing Matter…Or Is It?

Posted on February 27th, 2015 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Here is some offbeat wisdom in the never-ending battle of the bulge. “I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster.” (Ka-boom!) ~Joe E. Lewis, vaudeville legend   “Albert Einstein, who discovered that a tiny amount of mass isRead 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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Baby Boomer Words To Love By

Posted on February 10th, 2015 in Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

“Infatuation is when you think he’s as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Conners. Love is when you realize that he’s as sexy as Woody Allen, as smart as Jimmy Connors, as funny as Ralph Nader, asRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers: Are You In With The “In” Crowd?

Posted on February 6th, 2015 in Collectibles,Fads & Toys,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Collecting tips: “Out” today are manufactured collectibles like Christmas plates, souvenir spoons, new figural bottles (Avon, Beam), empty cereal boxes promoting TV, movie and radio stars, and linens that have to be ironed. “In” are hand-embroidered guest or kitchen towels, vintage printed children’s handkerchiefs and silk scarves by name designers like Hermès. Cold is noRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Sex in Space

Posted on February 1st, 2015 in Midlife,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

  Baby boomers may think that space travel is for the young, off in the future. The future has arrived. And with modern medical miracles, boomers may just live to go there and enjoy! it. In a few years, both Boeing and Virgin Airlines will offer low-Earth-orbit trips to the public aboard flights that carryRead 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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Top Ten Antiques and Collectibles Stories of 2014

Posted on January 8th, 2015 in Collectibles,Midlife by Terry Hamburg

“I think the reason I love ‘Antiques Roadshow’ is that it is sort of like the lottery. There’s the chance a regular Joe could walk in with anything and come out close to a millionaire. There’s the thrill of the find.” ~Lara Spencer, television journalist From incredible finds to incredible prices, see what happened lastRead the Rest…

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