Learn About the 1980s Hit Maker Laura Branigan

Learn About the 1980s Hit Maker Laura Branigan

Not Quite Forgotten – 1980′s Hitmaker Laura Branigan. Pop Culture Music History. Laura Ann Branigan is an American singer-songwriter and actress famous for her platinum-certified single cover of “Gloria.” Gloria is an Italian love song by Umberto Tozzi and Giancarlo Bigazzi. An English translation was then published, and Laura made a rendition … Read more

Learn About that Iconic Comedian Andy Kaufman

Learn About that Iconic Comedian Andy Kaufman

Andy Kaufman was an actor, comedian, writer, and performance artist. He is known to have an unorthodox approach when it comes to his stand-up routine. Kaufman often described himself as a song and dance man. He appeared in several TV shows such as Van Dyke and Company, Saturday Night Live, and The … Read more

Learn About Shock Jock Howard Stern

Learn About Shock Jock Howard Stern

Love him or hate him, Howard Stern has become a famous radio personality who dominated the airwaves for over 40 years. The legendary shock jock is known for his controversial broadcasts wherein you can hear him making self-deprecating jokes, provocative interviews, and offensive commentaries on celebrities, sex, and bodily functions. He always … Read more

Learn About One of the First Big Stadium Concerts

Beatles Pop Group Postage Stamp

During the 1970s, stadiums became the preferred venue for concert performances. From rock and country music artists to traditional singers like Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra, they liked performing at stadiums because they can attract an audience as big as 20,000 to 100,000 people in one night. Nowadays, stadium concerts are pretty … Read more

Fun and Interesting Facts About the Addams Family

Fun and Interesting Facts About the Addams Family

Before book and comic book adaptations became a thing, Hollywood liked to look at the pages of daily newspapers to get some ideas. That is why comics strips such as Dennis the Menace and Blondie became sitcoms, and Peanuts kicked off a legendary animated series entitled “Charlie Brown Specials.” But, probably one … Read more

Did you know that USA Today and People Magazine Once had TV shows?

Did you know that USA Today and People Magazine Once had TV shows

In almost every coming-of-age film is a scene that depicts a family’s usual morning. This would frequently involve a young newspaper delivery boy, riding on his red, secondhand bike across town and neatly tucking in the mailboxes a fresh, crisp copy of today’s newspaper. Then it would shift across another scene where … Read more

Did Marilyn Monroe Do TV Commercials?

Marilyn Monroe’s profile in black and white

Marilyn Monroe’s childhood and early life Only a few people, perhaps her colleagues, friends, family, and fans, knew her real name, Norma Jeane Mortenson. Marilyn Monroe was undeniably one of American showbiz’s most beautiful faces and starred in many commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s. She also became a prominent sex … Read more

Did James Dean Do Commercials?

poster of the film Rebel Without A Cause

Who is James Dean? Son of Winton Dean and Mildred Wilson, James Byron Dean, was born in Marion, Indiana, on February 8, 1931. Dreaming of becoming a dentist, his father relocated their family to Santa Monica, California. After several years, his mother, who was very close to him, died after battling cancer. … Read more

Celebrities Love to Gamble

two men playing poker

No prize for guessing that celebrities like to spend money – someone buys rare sport cars, others buy real estate, jewels, and fashionable clothes. But there are stars who adore adrenaline rush, and we are not talking about racing. This is in reference to gambling, including casinos, poker, sports betting, and many … Read more