Take the world’s simplest game - tic-tac-toe - toss in nine celebrities, stir in some questions that let them show off a little humor and creativity, and of course, fabulous prizes. What do you get? Hollywood Squares, of course!
Berry Gordy, the man behind Motown Records, placed the first pressing of the new Diana Ross recording on the turntable in his dimly lit office here and settled back in his chair to let his musical instincts, which have been spectacularly correct over the years, work for him yet another time.
Any movie that includes a gigantic pie-throwing scene featuring 40 swishing dancers, Tarzan, Cheetah and Adolf Hitler can’t really be called ordinary. Particularly when it’s a western, set in 1874.
Influential singer/songwriter/musician/producer Curtis Mayfield died December 26, 1999 at age 57. He passed away at the North Fulton Regional Hospital in Roswell, Georgia, from complications arising from diabetes.
Clowns and daredevils! Ponderous pachyderms! Wild beasts! And 34 new acts from behind the Iron Curtain! A peek into the life of a circus clown.
While the "finale" in the original article title refers to the fact that this was Clark Gable's last movie -- he died just 12 days after filming of The Misfits ended -- looking back, we can see that the phrasing was oddly (and sadly) prescient: Time would eventually reveal that this was Marilyn Monroe's final film role, too.
See Jimi Hendrix play "The Star Spangled Banner" live at Woodstock on August 18, 1969
The show would go on to spawn three TV movies in the late 1980s, as well as several feature films all based on Stan Lee’s comic book creation - but no doubt inspired by the original Bill Bixby series, proving that fans liked Dr Banner even more when he was angry.
While Jim Henson tragically passed away in 1990, and The Muppet Show hasn’t been on American television since 2001, his creations continue to live on in movies, television, and in the hearts and minds of all of us who grew up with the Muppets.
A very expectant Barbara Eden, title star of NBC-TV's fall I Dream of Jeannie series, beamed and smilingly said, "I thought I had picked up a bug somewhere."
If you took an informal survey, you’d probably be hard-pressed to find anyone between the ages of 20 and 50 who didn’t watch Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood at some point while growing up.
The Love Boat sailed from ABC into American homes for nine seasons, spanning 249 episodes, from 1977 until 1986. The hour-long dramedy/sitcom was a favorite of viewers and critics alike.
First gracing the airwaves on December 27, 1947, marionette Howdy Doody was a true pioneer of American television programming.
In one of the stranger television concepts in history, Sally Field played the title role of The Flying Nun -- 90-pound Sister Bertrille, who could use her starched cornette to take to the skies if the wind were just right.
When The Addams Family series was in preparation, an ABC televite gleefully described the show as “happy-ghoullucky.” This brought forth an immediate response from David Levy, the creator and executive producer of the series...
Ten million visitors flocked to Disney World in 1972 to see this latest and greatest in Walt Disney’s ever-expanding empire of imagination. That is more American tourists than visited Britain, Germany or Austria.
Record stores in the Los Angeles area reported a dramatic increase in sales of Elvis Presley records Tuesday night.
Like most basically nice - and occasionally nutty - youngsters, The Monkees are in the throes of that "we-have-opinions-too" age. What follows is an exclusive interview granted, under rather mad-cap conditions, on the set.
"Laugh-In" got people talking about television again. Its rapid-fire gags, many of them dreadful, were repeated by millions every Tuesday morning.
One of the most difficult problems of Hollywood film producers has been to create the condensed breath that emanates from a person's mouth on a cold day.
Take a look back at actress Elizabeth Montgomery -- from the early days of her career in 1955, up until her 1972 heyday!
“Thelonious,” a tune from his very first Blue Note session, had verses fashioned from a single ingeniously hammered note, with three horns playing shifting dissonances behind it. He developed the one-note motif in his solo and then abruptly broke into some pure, old-fashioned Harlem oompah stride.
For Dick Van Dyke, the 70's were as barren and joyless as the 60's were rich and bountiful... he's come back swinging with a double play that is likely to guarantee a golden glow over his next decade.