Category Archives: TV

  • green acres, 1960s sitcoms, 1970s tv shows, arnold ziffell, arnold the pig, farmers, eddie albert, actors, eva gabor, actress, oliver wendell douglas, lisa douglas, hooterville, senior citizens, 50+

    Q1. Who was Arnold Ziffel on the CBS sitcom Green Acres (1965-1971)?  Q2. Which actor on Green Acres is a farmer in real life, and the only surviving regular cast member (as of February 2016)? Both Eddie Albert (as Oliver Wendell Douglas) & Eva Gábor (as Lisa Douglas) were in all 170 episodes of Green Acres between […]

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  • richard hatch, actor, movies, television, streets of san francisco, battlestar galactica, dead mans curve, jan berry, captain apollo, younger, older, 1960s, 1980s

    Septuagenarian American writer, producer, and actor Richard Hatch has passed away on February 7, 2017 at the age of 71, from pancreatic cancer. Below, Richard Hatch in his younger years, and more recently.   (Richard Hatch Photo Sources: Pinterest | Photo Montage: Senior City) Richard Hatch was born on May 21, 1945 in Santa Monica, California. […]

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  • dick gautier 1975, american actor, 1970s comedy series, 1970s sitcoms, 1970s television shows

    Dick Gautier, the actor who so memorably played Hymie the Robot on Get Smart, has died on January 13, 2017 away after a long illness at the age of 85, his daughter Cris told The Hollywood Reporter.  (Dick Gautier 1975 When Things Were Rotten Photo: ABC Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Dick Gautier’s most recent […]

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  • TV Trivia Q1. What famous female movie star got her start on the very first episode of primetime TV series Peyton Place, which ran from 1964-1969? TV Trivia Q2. Which Peyton Place actor/charactor, also served as the Peyton Place narrator at the beginning of every episode from 1964-1969?  Below, the cast of Peyton Place circa 1968, clockwise from left: […]

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  • jack lord 1977, american actor, 1970s television series, hawaii five o, commander steve mcgarrett

    Q1. What year did the original Hawaii Five-O TV series starring Jack Lord as Detective Captain Steve McGarrett, begin? Q2. There were 16 regular cast members of Hawaii Five-O during the 12 seasons it was on the air. How many/who, are still still alive as of December 27, 2016? Above, composer Morton Steven’s theme music […]

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  • then again, herbie j pilato, classic television, 1950s tv, 1960s tv, 1970s tv series, decades network

    Then Again, the new talk show dedicated to classic television and television stars, will begin airing monthly episodes in early 2017 on the Decades Network. Find out more about your favorite TV series and performers from years gone by.   Herbie J. Pilato, Host of Then Again. (Photo: Then Again) Host Herbie J Pilato brings his knowledge […]

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  • 1951 november, joe dimaggio retires, marilyn monroe, 1961 florida

    Baby Boomer Trivia From December 1951: Golden Gate Bridge Closes; Joe DiMaggio Retires; Dragnet TV Premiere  San Francisco seniors may remember when wind gusts of 69 mph (111 kmph) caused the closure of the Golden Gate Bridge for the first time on December 1, 1951. The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the Wonders of the Modern […]

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  • robert vaughn, the magnificent seven, 1960, the man from uncle, 1964, 1968, younger

    The Man From U.N.C.L.E., octogenarian actor Robert Vaughn has died today aged 83 on November 11, 2016 after contracting acute leukemia. Robert Vaughn was born on November 22, 1932 and passed away just 11 days before his 84th birthday. He leaves behind his window, actress Linda Staab (married since 1974) and their adopted children Cassidy […]

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  • october 1951, i love lucy, desi arnaz sr, lucille ball, desilu productions, tv series, sitcom

    Baby Boomer Trivia From October 1951: I Love Lucy, Rocky Marciano TKO’s Louis, Winston Churchill is PM Again The I Love Lucy sitcom debuted on CBS on October 15, 1951 in glorious black and white, and ran until May 6, 1957. Baby boomers loved I Love Lucy and the series continued in re-runs and syndication for years, with […]

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  • Q1. Did J. Edgar Hoover (real-life Director of the F.B.I. from March 1935 until his death in May 1972), ever appear on The F.B.I.?  Q2. In April 1968, suspected assassin and fugitive did Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ask the public to provide information about, during the real-life “Most Wanted” segment at the end of The F.B.I. episode?  Below […]

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