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  • cyd charisse, american dancer, actress, 1940s movies, 1950s movies, singing in the rain, silk stockings, ziegfeld follies 1942

    Updated: March 7 2017 with new vintage video clips and images celebrating Cyd Charisse – her life, dancing, partners, movies, and fashions from the 1940s and 1950s. The beautiful Cyd Charisse was born Tula Ellice Finklea in Texas born 93 years ago today (b. March 8, 1922 – d. June 17, 2008). Cyd Charisse overcame a slight […]

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  • tony randall, jack klugman, the odd couple, 1974, 1970s tv shows, 70s sitcoms, american actors, american comedic actors

    Q1: Which of The Odd Couple TV series leading men (Tony Randall or Jack Klugman), became a first-time dad at age 75?  Q2: Which one of the two The Odd Couple roommates was the messy sportscaster – Oscar Madison or Felix Unger?  (Tony Randall & Jack Klugman 1974 The Odd Couple Photo: ABC Television / eBay | […]

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  • older adults, older canadians, ctv news, stats canada study on seniors, retire early, retirement, silver and golden years

    According to recent CTV News article, a Stats Canada study (1994-2000) released in January showed that more than 50% of Canadians between the ages of 55-64 who left their jobs were working again within the next 10 years. After all, with the average lifespan increasing steadily, what are you going to do if you retire […]

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  • jennifer warnes 1992, american singer songwriter, early 1990s

    3 videos from singer-songwriter, arranger and record producer Jennifer Warnes, who turns 68 today on March 3rd (b. 1947). Below, Jennifer Warnes circa 1977 on Bert Sugarman’s The Midnight Special. (Jennifer Warnes Photo: Bert Sugarman’s The Midnight Special 1977) Her father turned down the first recording contract offered to Warnes when she was just 7 […]

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  • jennifer jones, american actress, 1940s movies, 1950s movies, academy awards, best actress, david o. selznick, robert walker, mary selznick, duel in the sun 1946, mental health and education, norton simon museum, senior years, old age, march 2nd birthday, born march 2 1919

    Academy Award winning actress Jennifer Jones (The Song of Bernadette, left, in 1943) was born 95 years ago today on March 2, 1919, as Phylis Lee Isley. (Jennifer Jones Photo: YouTube | Duel in the Sun 1946) Jennifer Jones married first husband Robert Walker in 1939 and they moved to Hollywood where she landed a […]

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  • leonard nimoy 1967, american actor, 1960s television series, 1960s tv shows, 1960s sci fi series, star trek, spock, vulcan

    Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock on the original Star Trek TV show, has passed away today Feb 27, 2015, at age 83, from complications from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). He will be missed by his 2nd wife Susan Bay, his two children, other family members and friends including former Star Trek co-stars George Takei and […]

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  • mash cast 1974, alan alda, captain hawkeye pierce, loretta swit, major margaret hot lips houlihan, larry linville, major frank burns, wayne rogers, trapper john, gary burghoff, cpl walter radar oreilly, mclean stevenson, lt col henry blake, 1970s sitcoms, emmy awards, 1970s television series, korean war

    Q1: What was the name of the M*A*S*H series finale episode which aired 32 years ago this week in 1983? Q2: What do the letters in the series title M*A*S*H stand for?  (1974 M*A*S*H Cast Photo: CBS Television eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Surprisingly, M*A*S*H was almost cancelled in it’s first season (1st episode […]

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  • conan o'brien, senior tech lesson, google plus, grandchildren, seniors communication, team coco

     Another funny video from Team Coco on the mysteries of Google Plus for seniors, and “how not to” communicate and stay in touch with your grandchildren. Want more Conan Senior Tech Lessons? Conan’s Senior Tech Lession #1: How to Master Texting Conan’s Senior Tech Lession #2: Mastering “Twitter” and Social Media Conan Senior Tech Lesson […]

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  • julie andrews 1965, english actress, movie musicals, the sound of music, rogers and hammerstein

    Compare the original Julie Andrews film version with Lady Gaga singing The Sound of Music in a tribute to the film’s 50th anniversary, at the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony. Julie Andrews was 30 years old when she played Maria in The Sound of Music movie, opposite her Canadian leading man Christopher Plummer as Captain Von Trapp. […]

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  • george thorogood 1984, george thorogood birthday, delaware destroyers, bad to the bone, move it on over, one bourbon, one scotch, and one beer, marla thorogood, rio thorogood, jeff simon, roberto clemente league, longevity, aging, senior citizen, gibson guitar, rock and roll, blues guitar, boomer music

    Enjoy 3 great music videos from hard rocking bluesman George Thorogood, who turns 65 today, February 24. George Thorogood is electrifying in concert, below.    (George Thorogood Photo: YouTube | Capitol Theatre 1984 / Music Vault) He started playing guitar at age 20, in 1970…45 years later, he’s still playing guitar (the electric Gibson 125 is […]

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