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BILL EGGERT | Space program gave us stars with right stuff
Those of a certain age remember when our space program was in its infancy, in a tight race with the Soviet Union.
BILL EGGERT | Semper Fi
Where has the summer gone? Already the days are growing shorter and cooler. The fireflies, a popular staple of summer nights, are already almost gone, not to be seen again until next summer. The Perseid meteor shower, another sign of the close of summer, has come and gone. August is almost over, and Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer, is fast approaching.
BILL EGGERT | 1962: A significant year
It is difficult to believe that 50 years have elapsed since 1962, a very eventful year.
It is also hard to believe how much we have advanced in those past 50 years.
BILL EGGERT | Out of the Batcave: The evolution of Batman
He made his debut back in 1939.
BILL EGGERT | Mayberry memories
Those of a certain age have noted with sadness the passing of a handful of television actors in the past month or so.
BILL EGGERT | Beach Boys endure
Summer is just around the corner, and our thoughts drift to sun, sand and surf.
And the Beach Boys.
BILL EGGERT | Tragic Titanic memories still linger
This month marks the centennial of one of the most catastrophic maritime disasters in history.
BILL EGGERT | I like my Me-TV
About 30 years ago, MTV (Music Television) was unleashed upon the world. One of its rallying cries was: “I want my MTV!”
BILL EGGERT | Growing old gracefully
Some time ago, long before the Internet, a curious reporter sent the following telegram to legendary and ageless movie star Cary Grant: “How old Cary Grant?” The witty Grant fired back this telegram: “Old Cary Grant fine. How you?” It appears even the age-defying Grant was a bit sensitive about his age.
BILL EGGERT | The high price of fame
The recent death of Whitney Houston serves as a cautionary tale of how fame can destroy not only careers, but lives as well.
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