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Published Date: 6/13/2015
Jimmy Dean may be the only person in the Country Music Hall of Fame who also appeared in a James Bond film and made a fortune selling sausage. Dean began his musical career in the early 1950s, performing pop and country music and scoring several hits. His natural charm...
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Published Date: 6/11/2015
In the 1950s fans flocked to theaters to see the beautiful and oh-so-talented stars of the silver screen. From Elizabeth Taylor to Dorothy Dandridge to Marilyn Monroe, film stars of the '50s wowed with their dramatic talent and comedic timing, as well as their beauty...
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Published Date: 6/2/2015
Before comedy pioneers Joan Rivers, Carol Burnette and Lily Tomlin helped disprove the notion that women couldn't be funny, another woman was cracking up audiences decades earlier: Imogene Coca.
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Published Date: 5/18/2015
Pernell Roberts was a television staple for decades, starring as Adam Cartwright in "Bonanza" in the 1950s and '60s and as Dr. John McIntyre in "Trapper John, M.D.," in the 1970s and '80s. He also guest-starred in dozens of programs, from "The Big Valley" to "Hawaii...
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Published Date: 5/9/2015
Lena Horne's voice started toes tapping for generations, even as her career was undermined by Hollywood blacklisting during the "Red Scare" of the 1950s. After leaving Hollywood behind, Horne was a prolific nightclub performer and Grammy Award-winning recording artist....
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Published Date: 5/1/2015
The early days of R&B gave us so many enduring stars – Sam Cooke, Etta James, Ray Charles and many more. Their powerful voices, onstage charisma and irresistible music keep them in our hearts today. In honor of Ben E. King, who recorded the classic "Stand by Me" and...
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