A Trapper Keeper was a super-popular binder/portfolio that came in a wide range of colors and designs -- and almost every schoolkid in the '80s seemed to have one. Take a look back at these 10 Trappers and see which ones you remember!
Another look at the story covered in the Tom Hanks movie, Saving Mr Banks!
The season's most unlikely novelty hit -- 'I'll Be There for You,' best known as the 'Friends' theme song -- started life as a 42-second musical snippet treated for a TV comedy series.
'Family Ties' has the most enviable time slot in network TV, following 'The Cosby Show.' But the four-year-old sitcom has managed to create its own following, and now clocks in at #2.
'The Cosby Show' enters millions of American living rooms precisely because it so well mirrors those living rooms. Sure, the Huxtable family is funnier, wealthier and more idealized than most.
A lighthearted look back at the 50s housewife during the sunny days of yesteryear, when a woman's home was her castle -- and her kitchen was the heart of that home.
Marriage rates rose each year between 1945 and 1949 - more than ever before during a 5-year period - as almost 3,000,000 women swapped the single life for married life.
Whether out for business or pleasure, a lady feels hungry after several hours. To find near at hand a clean, cozy places of refreshment -- tea rooms -- appeal to the soul of every woman.
California -- particularly Los Angeles -- is notorious for having awful traffic -- but as this video from the '50s will prove, that bumper-to-bumper freeway crawl is nothing new.
Are mothers too easy on their kids? A few people from Philadelphia had their say back in 1940, and their answers might surprise you.
'I just bought the only vacation you can keep -- a Coleco pool. Would you believe it cost me less than taking the family away for two weeks?"'
Michael Landon, star of the hugely successful 'Little House on the Prairie' TV series, took a little time out from his job playing Mr Ingalls to tell people about the various Kodak easy-to-use Instamatic cameras.
For two years, Tom Hanks pounded the streets of the city searching for a job. Then he was flown to LA, screen tested, and finally selected for the role of Kip Wilson in 'Bosom Buddies.' And so a star was born.
Released in the summer of 1975, Steven Spielberg's Jaws single-handedly drove more Americans away from the beaches and into the theaters than any storm or other force of nature ever possibly could have.
I am at loss for the proper word to use to describe what television has done with Haley's book Roots. "Enhance" will not do, nor is "heightened" sufficient. There is no word that is adequate.
The story 'Roots' spans six generations and 100 years. Here's a day-by-day synopsis of Roots: The TV miniseries.
Larry Hagman has a juicy, lip-smacking role, and he plays it to campy perfection. His J.R. Ewing on Dalas is rotten to the core. If he had a redeeming feature, he'd probably swap it for cash, and use the money to swindle somebody.
Set in New York, 'Taxi' concerns the lives of folks laboring for the Sunshine Cab Co. Judd Hirsch plays the only real cabbie - the others are just hacking until they get a break in their real calling.
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.
How were the Wizard of Oz costumes created for the classic movie, starring Judy Garland? See some of the original sketches of the fairylike, frolicsome and sprightly costumes that were an outstanding feature of this fantasy.
In its original run, The Banana Splits Adventure Hour lasted only 31 episodes, but its funky brand of psychedelia had a lasting impact on a lot of kids born in the sixties. Take a look - and a listen!
There's a lot of magic and humor practiced in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Written and directed by John Hughes, this energetic and offbeat comedy captures the best feelings about being young.
We knew, even in the beginning, that the Monkees' song 'Last Train to Clarksville' was a good record, and that this new musical group was going to go places whether we liked it or not.
While television hardly needs another cop series, 'Starsky and Hutch' may be one of the better reasons to turn on a TV set this fall There's a quality there.
Technically superior, if overly sentimental, 'Somewhere in Time' stars Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour, and takes viewers back in time to 1912. The movie was shot primarily at Mackinac Island's impeccably genteel Grand Hotel.
While pinball-style tabletop ball games have been around since the 1700s, it took a giant egg to help usher in a new era of arcade game fun in the... Click to read more...
Victorian etiquette: Perhaps it is quite a simple occurrence to eat your breakfast, your dinner, or your supper, yet the gentleman or lady, and the low-bred man or woman, are not more strongly contrasted than when at the table.
Back in the late 1950s and early 1960s, the American Dream could be had -- affordably, fully-furnished, and in style -- if you wanted to buy a mobile home!
Owners of 1968 Cadillacs are so enthusiastic about the alert response and smooth, quiet operation of the new 472 V-8 engine that they often fail to mention the other outstanding features...
His style at WKRP finds him falling asleep at the turntable as he puts a needle to the station’s current playlist. But then everything changes, and as creatures trapped at a station in transition, the WKRP folk are quite funny.
The creators of Murphy Brown were convinced that she was the best actress to play a TV news anchorwoman struggling to rebuild her life and her career. And they were right.
Parents across the country are asking, 'Who is this Fred Rogers that the children call their friend? What is he really like?' Meet Mister Rogers here!
If you own a radio, you're acquainted with Charlie McCarthy. He's the impudent little dummy who sits upon the lap of ventriloquist, Edgar Bergen, his creator, and entertains millions weekly with his comedy
The Mary Tyler Moore Show features Mary in the role of Mary Richards, a small-town single girl who moves to the big city (Minneapolis-St Paul) and lands a job as associate producer of a news program on a local TV station.
Now 29, Spielberg is ready with his encore, an $18 million extravaganza about UFOs and aliens who come to earth in them, called 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind.'