Monthly Archives: May 2015

  • clint eastwood 1964, american actor, 1960s movies, 1960s western films, spaghetti westerns, sergio leone director, a fistful of dollars, black hat

    Senior City celebrates the 85th birthday of Clint Eastwood on May 31st 2015, in the second of a five part series this week. By 1963 Maggie and Clint Eastwood had purchased a home in California’s Carmel-by-the-Sea as their full-time residence, and Eastwood had invested in other properties in the area. From left, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, […]

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  • clint eastwood 1961, clint eastwood's 85th birthday, actor clint eastwood, director clint eastwood, carmel-by-the-sea, monterey california, mission ranch, octogenarian, senior citizen, best picture academy award, best actor academy award nomination, best director academy award, rawhide, 1960s television series, 1960s western tv shows, rowdy yates, baby boomer television, unforgiven, million dollar baby, letters from iwo jima, mystic river, maggie johnson, american sniper, bradley cooper

    Senior City celebrates the 85th birthday of Clint Eastwood on May 31st 2015, in the first of a five-part series this week. Future actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician Clinton Eastwood Jr. was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, California. He was a talented piano player and had thought of studying music after […]

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  • move over darling car wash scene, doris day, james garner, nonagenarian, baby boomers

    The ever adorable Doris Day (now a nonagenarian senior citizen) with one of her best leading men, James Garner, is shown in this funny car wash scene clip from the 1963 movie, Move Over Darling. Sadly, James Garner passed away in 2014.   Baby boomers – what kind of car is that, anyway? Senior City […]

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  • john fogerty 72, john fogerty 2011 photo, american guitar player, musician, songwriter, lead singer, creedence clearwater revival, ccr, 1960s hit singles, suzie q, proud mary, bad moon rising, green river, down on the corner, fortunate son, 1970s ccr hits, wholl stop the rain, travelin band, run through the jungle, lookin out my back door, 1980s hit songs, the old man down the road, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, may 28 birthday, born may 28 1945

     5 classic tunes from songwriter, guitarist and singer John Fogerty as he turns 70 today. Luckily for seniors and baby boomer fans of the original Credence Clearwater Revival (CCR), Fogerty is celebrating his 70th birthday with a tour this year – John Fogerty’s 1969 Tour.  (John Fogerty 2011 Photo: ceedub13 | Flickr Some rights reserved) Born […]

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  • lee meriwether 1966, american actress, 1960s television series, the time tunnel, james darren, robert colbert, the time tunnel cast, sci fi tv shows, 1960s tv shows

    Former Miss America (1955) Lee Meriwether turns 80 today – born May 27, 1935 in Los Angeles, California. She grew up and went to college in San Francisco, along with classmate and actor Bill Bixby. As a teenager Lee was always interested in acting and working with children.  Lee Meriwether’s baby boomer and 1960’s sci-fi […]

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  • The son of Jewish Russian immigrants, author Herman Wouk was born in New York City on May 27, 1915. He graduated with a BA from Columbia University in 1934 and worked for a few  years writing for radio, before enlisting in the US Navy after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Right, Herman Wouk in […]

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  • boomer tv trivia, family ties trivia, michael j fox, alex p keaton, michael gross, meredith baxter-birney, baby boomers, hippies, young republican, brian bonsall, parkinson's disease, senior citizens, 50+, fifty plus

    Q1. Which famous movie actor portrayed Elyse Keaton’s (Meredith Baxter-Birney) alcoholic brother on Family Ties? Q2. Which cast member of the Friends television show, had an earlier, recurring role on Family Ties?  From fall 1982 until spring 1989 Family Ties provided a half hour of prime time family-friendly humour. Originally the baby boomer parents, Michael […]

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  • w p kinsella, canadian author, 2015 interview, saskatoon canada, novelist, shoe less joe, baseball books, dance me outside, the rez, lieberman in love, head injury, aging, senior citizen, octogenarian, born may 25 1935, may 25th birthday, died september 16 2016

    Update September 19, 2016 – 81-year-old W.P. Kinsella opted to die with help from a doctor on September 16, 2016. Farewell, W. P. Kinsella. W. P. Kinsella, celebrated senior Canadian author of the 1982 classic baseball novel Shoeless Joe (the inspiration for the 1989 movie Field of Dreams) and other fictional stories featuring baseball and/or native Canadians, […]

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  • cool hand luke, car wash scene, paul newman, george kennedy, nonagenarian, senior citizen, baby boomers

    George Kennedy, Paul Newman and the other boys on the chain gang are very hot in this car wash scene from the 1967 classic movie Cool Hand Luke. Now a nonagenarian (90 years old) senior citizen, George Kennedy is still alive, but sadly Paul Newman passed away in 2008.   Baby boomers are sure to […]

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  • betty white, nonagenarian, senior citizens, senior humour, baby boomer tv, senior years, 50+, fifty plus, david letterman top ten, long life

    Betty White visited David Letterman back in the day and presented her Top Ten List for living a long and happy life in your senior years, in this tv clip.   Baby boomers and 50+, listen up – long-lived nonagenarian senior citizen Betty White should know the secret to living a longer life. And she […]

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