Monthly Archives: September 2016

  • angie dickinson, glamour, rio bravo, 1959, 1960s

    Angie Dickinson, Part 1: From Oceans 11 to Point Blank (1931-1969) Octogenarian senior citizen an actress Angie Dickinson (nee Angeline Brown) was born on September 30, 1931 in Kulum, North Dakota. Her father became an alcoholic, and in 1942 the Brown family moved to Burbank, California. Angeline graduated from Bellarmine-Jefferson High School at age 15 in 1947 […]

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  • brigitte bardot 1956, french actress, model, 1950s movies, 1950s movie star, and god created woman

    Brigitte Bardot, Part 2: Retirement and Animal Rights Activist (1934-1961) Famed director Louis Malle directed baby boomer favorite actress Brigitte Bardot in 3 movies:  Vie privée/A Very Private Affair (1962), a drama co-starring with Marcello Mastroianni. Right, Brigitte Bardot in an MGM publicity still for A Very Private Affair. (1962 Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Histoires […]

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  • Brigitte Bardot, Part 1: Parisian Ballerina, Actress, Singer (1934-1961) (Brigitte Bardot 1956 …And God Created Woman Movie Trailer Screenshot) Octogenarian senior citizen, French actress, ballet dancer, singer, model and animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot was born on September 28, 1934 in Paris, France. The Bardot family lived in an apartment on the Rue de la Pompe […]

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  • cll, blood cancer, leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, infographic, risk factors, symptoms, prevention

    September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month There are several different types of cancers that affect blood and bone marrow. In the leukemia group of blood cancers, there are several sub-types of leukemia which typically affect adults more often than children. The American Cancer Society says that chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is most often found in older […]

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  • There are over 700 common house and garden plants (shrubs, trees, perennial and annual flowers) that are dangerous or toxic to dogs. Lilies are especially toxic to dogs. This infographic from Petinsurance.com highlights some of the most dangerous decorative flowers and plants for dogs. Not only are these toxic for dogs, some of them are poisonous and can […]

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  • ian tyson 2010, canadian singer songwriter, older, senior citizen, septuagenarian

    Ian Tyson‘s story and some of his best songs: Four Strong Winds, Someday Soon, Early Morning Rain, You Were on My Mind, Cowboy Pride, Fifty Years Ago, Lights of Laramie.  Octogenarian Canadian country-folk-rock singer-songwriter and rancher Ian Tyson was born on September 25 1933 in Victoria, British Columbia. In his autobiography The Long Trail: My Life […]

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  • 90 year old nurse, seesee rigney, operating room nurse, nonagenarian, senior citizen

    SeeSee Rigney, the oldest working nurse in the world was celebrated on her 90th birthday in May 2015 as she arrived for a shift at Tacoma General Hospital in Tacoma, Washington.  Nonagenarian senior citizen Rigney was nominated for a March of Dimes Nurse of the Year award in 2015. She told South Sound Magazine in 2016 that she has been […]

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  • British novelist and nonagenarian senior citizen Rosamunde Pilcher (nee Scott) was born on September 22, 1924 in Lelant, Cornwall (U.K.). Pilcher told Living Cornwall /Western Morning News that her father gave her a notebook to pass the time on a long car ride when she was 7 years old, and she began writing a play. Rosamunde attended […]

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  • alzheimers disease, ted mcdermott, octogenarian, 80 year old, itv, simon mcdermott, lonely is a man without love

    September 21, 2016 is World Alzheimer’s Day. What a crooner! 80-year-old Ted McDermott was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease 3 years ago. Some days he doesn’t recognize his son Simon McDermott, who posted a video of his father singing online to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society in Britain. Below, Ted McDermott singing Lonely is a Man […]

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  • adam west 1966, batman, 1960s television series, 1960s tv shows, 1960s movies, nee william anderson, american actor

    Update: Adam West has passed away on June 9, 2017 at the age of 88 from leukemia.  Batman actor and octogenarian senior citizen William West Anderson (Adam West) was born September 19, 1928 in Walla Walla, Washington. West has said that as a child he was fan of comic books and Batman in particular.  (Adam […]

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