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  • Brooke Shields & Sonia Braga 1991
  • John Jr. & Jackie Kennedy 1986
  • Eric McCormack & Debra Messing 1998
  • Roddyn McDowell & Lee Remick 1988
  • Audrey Hepburn & Isabella Rossellinii 1983
  • Donald & Marla Trump 1991
  • Lauren Bacall & Lauren Hutton 1991
  • Robert Wagner & Jill St. John 1994
  • John Hurt & Bridget Fonda 1981
  • Ivanka & Tiffany Trump 1996
  • Fabio & Dr. Ruth Westheimer 1992
  • Ethel Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith, Elizabeth Taylor 1990
  • Ron Howard & Andy Griffith 1992
  • Billy Joel & Christie Brinkley 1986
  • William Shatner & Candice Bergen 2006
  • The King of Pop 1993
  • Gregory Peck & Audrey Hepburn 1982
  • Robert Morse & Maggie Smith 1990
  • Olivia Newton-John & Matt Lattanzi 1982
  • Dudley Moore & Susan Anton 1988
  • Telly Savalas and son 1981
  • Erin Moran & Scott Baio 1982
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  • Maximilian Schell & wife 1983
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  • Bo Derek, Anthony Quinn & wife Yolanda 1983
  • Candace Bergen & Diane Sawyer 1990
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  • Francesco Scavullo & Kim Alexis 1990
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PODCAST EPISODE 27 – Buddy Hackett and Ernest Borgnine

Buddy Hackett was an American comedian and actor. His best remembered roles include Marcellus Washburn in The Music Man (1962), Benjy Benjamin in It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), Tennessee Steinmetz in The Love Bug (1968), and Scuttle in The Little Mermaid (1989).->

Hackett was born in Brooklyn, New York to Anna and Philip Hacker, an upholsterer and part-time inventor. He grew up on 54th and 14th Ave in Borough Park, Brooklyn, across from Public School 103. He graduated from New Utrecht High School in 1942.<…

PODCAST EPISODE 26 – Rex Harrison

Sir Reginald Carey Harrison, known as Rex Harrison, was an English actor of stage and screen. Harrison began his career on the stage in 1924. He served in the Royal Air Force during World War II, reaching the rank of flight lieutenant. He won his first Tony Award for his performance as Henry VIII in the play Anne of the Thousand Days in 1949. He won his second Tony for the role of Professor Henry Higgins in the stage production of My Fair Lady in 1957. He reprised the role for the 1964 film version, which earned him both a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Actor.…

PODCAST EPISODE 25-Cary Grant and Dean Martin


Two powerhouses of their time. Cary Grant & Dean Martin.

Cary Grant (born January 18, 1904 as Archibald Alec Leach) was an English-American actor, known as one of classic Hollywood’s definitive leading men. He began a career in Hollywood in the early 1930s, and became known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor, light-hearted approach to acting, and sense of comic timing. He became an American citizen in 1942.…

PODCAST EPISODE 24 – Annette Funicello

Disney darling Annette Funicello on our episode cover from 1978. Annette was one of the original members of the Mousketeers. She joined “The Mickey Mouse Club” at age 13 in October 1955. Fans who viewed her every afternoon on their small black and white TV sets sent her over 6,000 letters a week!

The singer/actress was born in Utica, New York but moved to Los Angeles with her family when she was three.

Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She lived with her parents until the day she married.…

PODCAST EPISODE 23 – Sweet Caroline

“Sweet Caroline” is this episode’s cover photograph from 1978.

Young Caroline

A young Caroline Bouvier Kennedy warmed America’s hearts as part of the First Family in the early 1960’s. The adorable child had blonde hair, blue eyes and freckles.

She was photographed riding her pony Macaroni on the White House lawn, disrupting her father’s press conference while wearing her mother’s high heels, hiding with her younger brother John under her father’s Oval Office desk and greeting the original seven astronauts.…

PODCAST EPISODE 22 – Margaret Trudeau and Andy Warhol

Our cover photo of Margaret Trudeau and artist Andy Warhol was taken in 1978 at Studio 54 in New York. At the time, Margaret was an embarrassment to Canada because of her wild antics being recorded in the press. She was the wife of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and would later become the only woman to had been a Canadian Prime Minister’s wife and now mother to a Canadian Prime Minister. Her eldest son Justin became Prime Minister in 2015.…

PODCAST EPISODE 21 – Bella Sophia!

Bella Sophia Loren! The ageless Neopolitan beauty is show in a photograph from 1984. She famously said: “Everything you see, I owe to pasta!” If only the Mediterranean diet was the perfect answer for everyone. But for Sophia-it works!

Young Sophia

Sophia was born September 20, 1934 in a war-torn town called Pozzioli near Naples. To escape from her surroundings, she went to the movies. “When I saw the movies, I forgot about the war… forgot about hunger.”…

PODCAST EPISODE 20 – John Travolta & Sylvester Stallone

How much testosterone can fit in one photograph? 

Plenty, if the subjects are John Travolta and Sylvester Stallone in this photo taken in 1983 at the premiere of the film “Stayin’ Alive.”

Stallone as director and Travolta as returning character Tony Manero weren’t enough to save the film, which was a sequel to the very successful “Saturday Night Fever”, but superstars John and Sylvester wouldn’t let this dud do them in.…

PODCAST EPISODE 19 – Paul McCartney’s “My Love”

Paul and Linda McCartney,  photographed  in 1982, are on this episode’s cover. We can thank Linda for being the inspiration behind Paul’s most beautiful ballads including “Maybe I’m Amazed” and “My Love.”

The couple

Paul told People Magazine in 1993 that “Any love song I wrote was written for Linda.”

Their marriage lasted 29 years until Linda’s death from breast cancer on April 17, 1993.

They spent only a total of 11 nights apart when Paul was jailed in Japan on a marijuana charge.…

PODCAST EPISODE 18 – Woody & Mia: A Greek Tragedy

The way they were! Woody Allen and Mia Farrow photographed in 1983. Although they had a 12 year relationship that began in 1980, the stars never married. They were tied by their work together in films, two adopted and one questionable biological child and a famous uncoupling. Be sure to get comfortable in your chair, as there are a lot of moving parts to this story!…

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