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Published Date: 5/1/2015
Jack Paar ruled the late-night airwaves before Jimmy Fallon, Jay Leno and Johnny Carson – he was the host of "The Tonight Show" for five golden years in the 1950s and '60s when the talk show was one of the hottest things on TV. But in history's eyes, he may be known...
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Published Date: 4/29/2015
Pete Seeger, one of the giants of American folk music, died Jan. 27, 2014, at 94. Ask almost any folk singer from the 1940s through today, and they're likely to tell you Seeger was a friend, an influence or both. His gentle compositions helped drive the anti-war and...
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Published Date: 4/28/2015
Rory Calhoun was a Hollywood triple threat: actor, writer and producer. He got his big break as arm candy for Lana Turner at the premiere of "Spellbound," gaining the attention of paparazzi and stirring buzz for the handsome young actor. He appeared in Westerns,...
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Published Date: 4/22/2015
Bettie Page is more popular today than she was during the 1950s. Her trademark bangs and effervescent smile have inspired people for generations. In many ways, she was ahead of her time. But though she's seen as an icon today, her real life was far from perfect. As we...
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Published Date: 4/19/2015
Jayne Mansfield was one of the great blond bombshells of the 1950s, an icon of the decade who was sometimes called the Working Man's Marilyn Monroe. Her notable movies include "The Girl Can't Help It" and "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?," and her appearances in...
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Published Date: 4/17/2015
William Holden was one of the most popular actors of all time and one of the biggest box office draws of the 1950s. An Oscar winner for "Stalag 17," he took roles in a wide range of enduring classics including "The Bridge on the River Kwai," "Sunset Boulevard" and...
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