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My friend, Bob Greene, and I were reminiscing on the phone recently about the passing of Dick Clark, who died at age 82 on April 18. That two people from starkly different backgrounds like us would be talking about this TV icon says much about Mr. Clark'...
The weather is cooling, but activities for the 2011 Baby Boomer and Senior Expo are heating up. Sponsored by Baltimore County Department of Aging, the expo will be held at the State Fairgrounds in Timonium on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and...
Reality CheckOn tonight's American Idol, we'll learn who the Top 7 are -- and whether the show is going to apologize to Adam Lambert for officially being over before he even got to perform. (I'm playing a little catch-up after celebrating......
ReutersMay 06 (TheWrap.com) - A trio of Hollywood veterans are teaming up to reinvent 1950s B-movies from the American International Pictures library. Producer Lou Arkoff, writer-producer Jeff Katz and ICM alum Hal Sadoff have joined forces on the venture,...
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The Hartford CourantThe Kent Memorial Library, 50 N. Main St. in Suffield, often runs series of free movies to honor recently deceased stars, and this month, the honoree is the beach-movie cutie Annette Funicello. Here's the lineup. All screenings are at 2 p.m. and...
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Annette Funicello obituary: A caption in the April 9 Section A that accompanied the obituary of Annette Funicello identified the subjects in a beach-scene photograph as Funicello and Frankie Avalon, who starred together in a number of 1960s beach movies....
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I was a star-struck 9-year-old when I saw Annette Funicello in person. Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Morey Amsterdam and Jody McCrea were promoting American International Pictures’ sun-and-surf musical comedy “Muscle Beach Party” and...
Los Angeles Times Television CriticAs a merry Mouseketeer and then as a big-screen beach bunny, Annette Funicello, who died Monday at age 70, was the first love for a couple of generations of young Americans. (Perhaps not exclusively male Americans, but people were more tight-lipped...
If you were a girl in the 1950s, Annette Funicello was the ideal of feminine goodness, your fantasy best friend forever. If you were a boy, she was your dream date, demure, doe-eyed and just different enough to set hearts pounding. The most adored of...
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Channel Guide MagazineActress Annette Funicello passed away this week at the age of 70. As a child, she was one of the most famous Mouseketeers on the original Mickey Mouse Club, but as a film actress, she really made her memorable contributions to pop culture by acting in...
Annette Funicello, the dark-haired darling of TV's “The Mickey Mouse Club” in the 1950s who further cemented her status as a pop-culture icon in the '60s by teaming with Frankie Avalon in a popular series of “beach” movies, died...
One of the great left-field surprises of the 1980s pop music scene came with the arrival of Big Daddy, a whimsical band that reimagined hits of the day as they might have sounded had they been recorded in the 1950s. The conceit was that the group’s...
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