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 Wild & Crazy Baby Boomer 1970s

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

“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.” ~Wikipedia description of That 70′s Show. — Best-Selling Full SizedRead 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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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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Fun Baby Boomer Vintage New Year’s Eve Movies

Posted on December 29th, 2014 in Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.  ~Anonymous Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.  ~Oprah Winfrey Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year’s resolutions, and I’ve stuck with it ever since.  ~Dave Beard, film musicRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Carpe Diem

Posted on December 26th, 2014 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Carpe Diem – meaning literally “seize the day.” The full text from Horace’s Odes is carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero or “enjoy today, trusting little in tomorrow.”   Live every day as if it were going to be your last; for one day you’re sure to be right. ~Harry “Breaker” Harbord Morant, poet  Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Nostalgia: Top Five Antique Christmas Toys

Posted on December 19th, 2014 in Collectibles,Fads & Toys,Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

      Giving gifts during the winter solstice dates from Roman times. St. Nicholas was a third-century monk known for his generosity and as a protector of children. Fast forward to the 18th century, when his legend was spread from Europe to America by Dutch settlers who nicknamed him “Sinter Klaas,” then add aboutRead the Rest…

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Who Is This Baby Boomer Celebrity Jerk?

Posted on December 14th, 2014 in 1990s,Celebrities,Collectibles,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  1998. He caused quite a stir. Pop culture celebrities are common at antiques/collectibles shows, and he did live right there in Miami. Dealers try to act calm and unimpressed. Beautiful people “dress down” at these events (like everyone), on the theory that if you appear too well-heeled, prices will be higher. This means dealersRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers See Pie in the Sky Aliens

Posted on December 10th, 2014 in 1950s,1960s,Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Before World War II, sightings of Unidentified Flying Objects were far and few between. Suddenly, the sky was filled with darting lights and mysterious who-knows-whats? Extra-terrestrials seemed to be arriving in tourist droves. Why a flying saucer? Did Hollywood create that pop culture image in the early baby boomer era? No, it was an airborneRead the Rest…

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