E.T. – The Extra-Terrestrial, with his oversized, glowing heart, has been capturing the fancy of moviegoers since he touched down in earthbound theaters to the tune of about $3 million a day.
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The television sitcom Cheers ran on NBC from September 30, 1982 until May 20, 1993 — that’s 11 seasons, and a total of 275 half-hour episodes. Here, see the Cheers theme song from the opening credits, plus the song lyrics, along with a little look back to 1993, at the end of the show’s run.
Airplane! uses disaster movie conventions as platforms to interject humor at every turn. Like a streamlined club act, it’s all over before the welcome gets worn. Stars Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Julie Hagerty, Robert Hayes. Also: See the Airplane movie trailer!
Adrian Lyne’s ‘Flashdance’ widens the eyes. Equal pans of shamelessness, brainlessness, and perverse energy have been scrambled into a movie that’s laughable, preposterous and truly awful.
On Tuesday nights, a great many folks are watching Happy Days, with Ron Howard as Richie Cunningham, Donny Most as Ralph Malph, and Henry Winkler as Fonzie, growing up in 1956 – or at least the 1956 some like to believe existed.
While the stars were still aligning for her first big part – a recurring role on Falcon Crest that started in 1988 – the 24-year-old daughter of the legendary beauty Jayne Mansfield took on a job modeling for a Southern California clothing store.
Are you hot enough to play with Journey? The Journey video game, Escape, was released in 1982 with a multi-million dollar advertising campaign. It wasn’t a spectacular success.
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Look! Up in the sky! It’s The Last Starfighter’s Lance Guest! Picture yourself playing your favorite video game then suddenly watching it come to life
July 1975: Dynamite Visits TV’s Land of the Lost! >> Read the article! Where is the Land of the Lost? In the world of Sid
The Jeffersons is another hit from Norman Lear, and it has made stars out of its leading players — including Sherman Hemsley, who plays George Jefferson.
The first of these new games was called Dungeons and Dragons. In it, players got to become — for a few hours — the characters they played. They could be centaurs, or wizards…
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Eight Is Enough premiered on March 15, 1977, and ran for five seasons before wrapping up in August of 1981. Starring Dick Van Patten, the show focused on Tom Bradford and his eight children.
Talking with Alan Thicke by Frank Sanello “Growing Pains” has an unusual premise for a situation comedy. The hit ABC show, which is its fifth
Maxell was long one of the leaders in the cassette tape world, and produced one of the most iconic ad campaigns of the era, featuring the man fondly (now) known as ‘blown away guy.’
Charlie Sheen has written and directed over 200 Super-8 films in his 22 years, with pals like Sean and Chris Penn, Rob and Chad Lowe, and older brother Emilio Estevez in the lead roles.
Romper Room: “Real children doing real things” By Anna Quindlen, N Y Times Perhaps no one in America publicly exhibits such unalloyed pep, good humor,
Star Wars Empire Strikes Back video game cartridge (1982) The Imperial Walkers are moving toward the Rebel base on the Ice Planet Hoth. Can you
- Say, Say, Oh Playmate: We traced the story of this old song and hand clapping game, and have the lyrics
- Carnation’s famous pumpkin pie: The traditional Thanksgiving dessert (1959)
- Hershey’s rich cocoa fudge recipe from the ’70s & ’80s
- Genuine original Crock-Pot Slow Cookers from the ’70s
- 120+ gorgeous, glamorous actresses of the 1920s