Monthly Archives: November 2015

  • mark twain, mark twain birthday, samuel langhorne clemens, septuagenarian, senior citizen, favourite mark twain quotes,the adventures of tom sawyer, the adventures of huckleberry finn, humorous speaker, baby boomers, senior citizens

    Inspirational novelist, humorist and raconteur Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens 180 years ago today, on November 30, 1835, in Florida, Missouri. Before he died at age 74 as a septuagenarian senior citizen on April 21, 1910, Twain was credited with many famous sayings. In celebration of his birthday, enjoy these Favourite 5 Mark […]

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  • 1945 september, september 1945, world war ii, wwii, baby boomers, baby boomer trivia, baby boomer generation, seniors, senior citizen, octogenarian, nonagenarian, ho chi minh, vietnam war, korean war, kim il sung, north koreaigo, r gouzenko, cold war start, ottawa cold war begins, rcmp, ottawa journal,dr william j kolff, kolff dialysis, kidney disease, renal failure, kidney dialysis treatment

    Baby Boomer Trivia From September 1945: Setting the Stage in Vietnam & Korea, The Cold War Begins in Ottawa, and Kolff Invents Dialysis During World War II, Vietnamese communist revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh’s guerillas fought against the French and Japanese invasion of Vietnam; at times he was assisted by the U.S. and Russia. On […]

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  • memorial service music, funeral memorial service music, celebration of life songs, celebrate life, memories of loved ones, ain't no rest for the wicked, cage the elephant

    Is there a song (or a few) that you’d want played at your own funeral memorial service or celebration of life gathering, for the people that are remembering and thinking of you after you’re gone? Cage The Elephant’s Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked has been used in a commercial, movie, television series, and in a […]

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  • ed harris 2005, american actor

    Baby boomer and multiple Academy, Emmy & Tony Award nominated actor, producer, writer and director Ed Harris was born November 28, 1950 in Englewood, New Jersey. (Ed Harris 2005 Photo: Lcsulla | Wikimedia CC 3.0) A star high school football captain in New Jersey, after his dreams of a career in football died, Harris switched […]

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  • tina turner 2009, tina turner birthday, simply the best, septuagenarian, senior citizens, baby boomers, american singer, rock and roll hall of fame

    Is she simply the best? Judge for yourself in this vintage Tina Turner video, performing live in 2009 – age 70! Tina Turner was born November 26, 1939. Is this how energetic baby boomers can expect to be as septuagenarian senior citizens? Happy 76th Birthday, Tina Turner

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  • the snoop sisters, helen hayes, mildred natwick, boomer tv trivia, baby boomers, elderly sisters, retired, candleshoe, miss marple, murder with mirrors, older woman, charles macarthur, james macarthur, octogenarian, senior citizen, septuagenarian, senior years, nonagenarian, dangerous liaisons, bert convy

    Q1. What television star appeared as a regular on The Snoop Sisters in 1974, before becoming a popular game show host? Q2. What was the inspiration for The Snoop Sisters monthly movies on NBC (1973-1974)?  (Helen Hayes, Bert Convy, and Mildred Natwick in The Snoop Sisters Photo: Tumblr.com) The Snoop Sisters monthly NBC television movie series […]

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  • eric wilson, canadian author, children's author, youth author, tom and liz austen, youth mystery series, baby boomer, murder on the canadian, the hardy boys, victoria, british columbia, white rock bc

    Canadian writer Eric Wilson – author of Tom and Liz Austen youth mystery series – was born 75 years ago today on November 24, 1940 in Ottawa, Ontario. Wilson and his brothers Bruce and Paul spent part of their childhood in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Eric was and still is an avid reader; he loved  The Hardy […]

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  • 1945 august, august 1945, world war ii, wwii, baby boomers, baby boomer trivia, baby boomer generation, seniors, senior citizen, nonagenarian, alfred eisenstaedt, the kiss, v-j day celebration, hiroshima japan, hiroshima peace memorial, atomic bomb dome, little boy bomb, fat man bomb, atomic bombs, nagasaki japan

    Baby Boomer Trivia From August 1945: Hiroshima, The Kiss on V-J Day, Forever Amber    (Hiroshima Dome circa 1945 Photo: DozoDomo | Flickr Some rights reserved) Senior citizens will remember that on August 6th 1945, the “Little Boy” atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan (above), by the United States; three days later on August […]

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  • goldie hawn 1970, american actress, comedian, comic actress, 1970s, younger, 1970s movies, cactus flower

    Baby boomer and new septuagenarian senior citizen Goldie Hawn (yes that’s her real name) was born November 21, 1945 in Washington, D. C. (Goldie Hawn 1970 Cactus Flower Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Goldie’s mother Laura was a dance school owner and Goldie began classes herself at age 3. By age 16 she had […]

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  • 1945 july, july 1945, world war ii, wwii, baby boomers, baby boomer trivia, baby boomer generation, seniors, senior citizen, septuagenarian, first atomic bomb, atomic bomb test, us president harry truman, empire state building b52 crash, new york city airplane crash july 1945, betty lou oliver, uss indianapolis bombing, torpedoed uss indianapolis, rescue of uss indianapolis, uss indianapolis survivors reunion

    Baby Boomer Trivia From July 1945: Atomic Bomb Test, Empire State Building Crash, & USS Indianapolis Sinks in Shark Infested Waters The first atomic bomb was detonated as a test on July 16, 1945, forever changing the course of World War II and entering the history books for baby boomers and future generations to study […]

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