Today In Baby Boomer History

Posted on June 12th, 2012 in Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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“History never looks like history when you are living through it.” ~John W. Gardner, Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare in President Johnson’s cabinet. 2004: Former President George H. W. Bush celebrates his 80th birthday by skydiving. 1997: At the Music Television Awards Scream is the Best Movie. 1996: A  Federal Court overturns U.S. indecencyRead the Rest…

Baby Boomer Pop Culture Legend

Posted on June 1st, 2012 in 1950s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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♫ James Dean, James Dean, you bought it sight unseen. You were too fast to live, too young to die, bye bye. ♫ James Dean, Eagles, 1974 James Dean In His Own Words ~ I want to be a Texan 24 hours a day. ~ To me, acting is the most logical way for people’sRead the Rest…

Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Ever Happened to Pee Wee Herman?

Posted on May 30th, 2012 in 1980s,1990s,Celebrities,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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OK, my baby boomer fans, let’s deal with that 800-pound gorilla in the theatre. It was humiliating, but what are the Sarasota cops doing trolling an adult movie house for victimless crimes? Just for the record, know what the crime rate is in Sarasota, Florida? Almost twice the national average. So every time the localRead the Rest…

Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on May 25th, 2012 in Music,Television by Terry Hamburg
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“Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age. ” ~H.L. Mencken, journalist “Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up.”  ~Anonymous 1994: All My Children is Best Daytime Television Soap. For the first time in years Susan Lucci is not nominated for Best Actress. 1992: Jay Leno becomes the permanent host of TonightRead the Rest…

Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on May 17th, 2012 in Celebrities,Music,Politics,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr. “We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.”  ~John F. Kennedy 2011: The final episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show is packed with celebrities. 1993: Intel’s new Pentium processor is unveiled. 1990: TelevisionRead the Rest…

Sex Boomer Sex Crime Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on May 15th, 2012 in 1980s,Celebrities,Crime,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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You probably know me as the notorious “Hollywood Madame.” I regard it as a pop culture badge of honor. My exclusive client list, never revealed, looked like a Tinsel Town Baby Boomer’s Who’s Who. I served 21 months in jail. No regrets. What I did isn’t a “real” crime. Unfortunately, my father, a prominent pediatrician,Read the Rest…

Baby Boomer Chat Room

Posted on May 14th, 2012 in 1950s,Collectibles,Fads & Toys,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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Do you love me? Give me a kiss. I love you. Let’s play school. Please brush my hair. Please take me with you. May I have a cookie? Let’s have a party! What can we do now? Will you change my dress? I’m so tired! I love you. I hurt myself Will you play withRead the Rest…

Archie Bunker: Baby Boomer Nemesis

Posted on May 11th, 2012 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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♫ Oh the way Glenn Miller played, Songs that made the Hit Parade, Guys like us we had it made, Those were the days. And you knew where you were then, Girls were girls and men were men… Those Were the Days sung at the piano by Archie and Edith as the intro to eachRead the Rest…

Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on May 9th, 2012 in Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg
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“A nation that forgets its past can function no better than an individual with amnesia.”  ~ David McCullough, historian “The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down. ” ~ A. Whitney Brown, comedian 1997: First U.S. ambassador since end of the Vietnam War arrives in Saigon. 1992: Final episode of television hitRead the Rest…

Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on May 4th, 2012 in Movies,Music,Television by Terry Hamburg
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“History never looks like history when you are living through it.” ~ John Gardner, public servant “People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.” ~ James Baldwin, novelist 2010:  Christie’s sets a record for the the most expensive work of art sold at auction when it hammers Pablo Picasso’s Nude, Green LeavesRead the Rest…