America's highest-paid film star in the 1930s was a Swedish-born woman we know as Greta Garbo. A legend during the Golden Age of Hollywood, Garbo was one of the most popular actresses of the silent film era, as well as very successful in the early talking films.
See more than 150 celebrity yearbook photos of actresses, actors, singers, musicians, politicians and others whose names you know... but the faces in these pictures from years ago -- when they were young, and often long before they were famous -- may surprise you!
Jerry Mathers and Tony Dow grew up in somewhat of a fairytale world on television's 'Leave It to Beaver.' 20 years later, in 1977, both actors talked about what it was like to be childhood stars who had to grow up and cope with the adult world.
Michael Landon stars in 'The Little House on the Prairie,' a fact-based World Premiere drama that tells the story of the Ingalls family in its move to Kansas from Wisconsin, and its struggle to survive there, as seen through the eyes of young Laura, who also narrates.
'The Price is Right' television game show host Bob Barker reckons he's interviewed 50,000 persons on the air, and concludes very few Americans are smart alecks.
Christmas coifs are catching the season's sparkle. Make your '60s hairstyle repertoire merrier! For romance, try pin-on tendrils, love-locks, and Emily Bronte ringlets. For a change of color, cut or curve, wear a wig that's charmed with stretch or curl.
James Garner and producer-creator Roy Huggins are having another try at a wry, tongue-in-cheek series, 'The Rockford Files.' Jim Rockford is a modern-day private eye, money-hungry, and a man who gets heroic only if he's forced into it.
So far as General Ulysses S Grant is concerned, we are warranted in assigning him a high place among the great soldiers of the world, and the first place among the soldiers who have figured on the American continent.
"The Odd Couple" TV show recounted the madcap experiences of Felix Unger (Tony Randall) and Oscar Madison (Jack Klugman), two of Neil Simon's most endearing and enduring characters.
Although the dramatic, dome-shaped beehive hairdos are rather difficult to manage, they are not impossible to create at home. Here's how to make the '60s beehive style!
The bouffant coiffure has had its day. What’s needed to set off evening clothes is a smooth, high-piled coiffure -- a new hairdo that creates the illusion of tall elegance -- the beehive.
"I Love Lucy," a domestic comedy series reduces the role of husband to roughly that of the male spider, and I wouldn't be at all surprised if, at the end of the season, Miss Ball ate him.
Ozzie and Harriet Nelson, with their progeny David and Rick, are synonymous with the American family image both on and off television. The Nelson boys are perhaps the only people who have literally grown up before the eyes of millions of weekly viewers.
The show's unorthodox theme: A family of youngsters ages 5-17 makes the big-time in rock 'n' roll, and, led by their mother -- in real life David Cassidy's stepmother -- Shirley Jones, tour club dates as the Partridge family aboard a psychedelic bus.
Willy's Chocolate Factory is for all "With his wavy orange mane and glazed fish-green eyes, Gene Wilder conveys a beguiling look of incipient madness. In his films to date, he has seemed always on the verge ... Click to read more...
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.
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address speech was so brief, history has no photographs of President Lincoln actually saying those oft-repeated words on November 19, 1863. But here are the pictures we do have of the President that day.
Take a stroll back to the late 1800s and early 1900s to see some of the grand homes and mansions that lined New York City's famed Fifth Avenue.
Besides reporting the news on "CBS News with Walter Cronkite," he takes an active part in selection and editing of news and film, and is often his own leg-man, covering fast-breaking news stories on the spot.
Practically starting the moment he uttered the syllables, Abraham Lincoln's words of wisdom have served to illuminate the course of America, and to encourage every person to be the best version of him or hersel... Click to read more...
What do you get when you mix equal parts Mel Brooks and James Bond? Get Smart - one of the most hilarious spoofs on spies and private eyes ever to be presented on television or in any other medium. (Also see the memorable opening credits!)
Andy Griffith, who stars as a slow-talking, story-telling jack-of-all-trades with a sly Southern sense of humor in the new 'Andy Griffith Show,' is very much like the character he plays. The only difference is that Griffith is famous.
Ronnie Howard, the red-haired moppet of "The Andy Griffith Show," is that rare child actor without guile and a Hollywood head.
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.
A 20-year-old newcomer to show business and a 40-year veteran made it to the top of the ratings charts recently as NBC's "Chico and the Man" took the No. 1 spot.
After 'That Girl' proved a comedy success and a sort of personal triumph last season for the dark-haired, dark-eyed girl who played the title role, ABC executives suggested that the series be called 'The Marlo Thomas Show.'
What a surprise! Milk is spreading across the lips of celebrities New campaign launched to reverse attitudes causing milk-drinking decline Milk is out to surprise America. More than 20 top-name celebrities ... Click to read more...
Twiggy's big, blue eyes, set in fantastic black lashes, brightened and she waved her hand on the world's top model from London's first morning in New York.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Nobel Peace Prize winner who made nonviolence his chief weapon in the fight for civil rights, was shot to death here last night as he stood on a balcony outside his motel room.
A Louisiana boy with the fervor of a music with-the-modern-beat is burning up the radio, television and film industries. He is 21-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis, of Ferriday, Louisiana.
DB Cooper remains elusive: Jumped with $200,000 5 years ago The discovery of a tattered pair of pants has failed to generate any more dues to D.B Cooper who disappeared with $200,000 after the hijacking of a j... Click to read more...
The music, a blend of '80s pop rock and '40s big-band sound, is grand; the choreography is chrome-plated tackiness (just right) and there is enough glitz and glitter to give you a cornea burn.
Two big questions that have emerged over the years: Did George Washington have wooden false teeth? Did George Washington's dentures include actual human teeth that came from slaves? Find out here!
Nixon's final presidential crisis was thrust upon him by the ruling that he could no longer withhold 64 disputed White House tapes from the Watergate prosecutors. Here is the story of those last 17 days of his presidency.
"We sometimes despair over specifics in our educational, political, and military systems or of actions, or opinions of individuals representing them." - Fleet Admiral Chester W Nimitz, USN
"If ever the United States should reach a point where the clash of ideas comes to an end, where debate disappears, where everybody agrees with everybody else on everything, then we are finished as a nation." - John F Kennedy