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The Original Blonde Bombshell

Jean Harlow (March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) While working on Dolly Parton’s birth chart yesterday, I wondered if she had based her look on any particular actress. Lots of them came to mind, but none of them fit … Continue reading

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A Collaboration that was Recorded on Music Videos

Bryan Adams (November 5, 1959) & Lysette Anthony (September 26, 1963) I knew she was someone I was familiar with, but I’d forgotten her name, over the ensuing years: Lysette Anthony. She ‘starred’ (and was featured) in several of Bryan … Continue reading

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The Day the Candle was Blown Out by the Wind

Why the Overdose Conclusion? (August 4, 1962) I’ve written about this event previously, and then deleted everything at the request of a woman who thought she was her reincarnation. Now, at last, I’ve come to the conclusion that she is … Continue reading

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Has Her Birth Time Been Wrong All This Time?

Norma Jeane’s Live Birth Certificate (June 1, 1926) As I’m reading through the early years of this young lady’s life, I can’t help but wonder if her birth time is off by a couple of hours. My reason: there are … Continue reading

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Hidden Demons Haunted Her

(You Know Who) (June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) This is the book I bought for myself on my birthday, recently. I’m finding it difficult to get into it. Call me ‘gun shy’. The Lords of Karma may be … Continue reading

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Probably Best Remembered as “Nanny McPhee”

Emma Thompson (April 15, 1959) This post was intended as a companion piece for the author of “Remains of the Day”. Besides, I had already written about her former husband and costar, Kenneth Branagh. The impulse to finally write about … Continue reading

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Her 100th Birthday would have been on Next Monday

Betty White (January 17, 1922 – December 31, 2021) Wikipedia states that Betty White was active in show business from 1939 until 2021. That’s a good innings, as the British would say. And of course she was well-loved by the … Continue reading

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Crème de la Crème: Still Fresh After All These Years

Dame Maggie Smith (December 28, 1934) The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie When this film was made, Maggie Smith was almost 35 years old: most definitely in her prime. Now, it seems, she still gets all the best lines, no … Continue reading

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If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again

The Legacy of Liz and Dick While the world was focused on The King and Ann-Margret, I was enchanted by this couple. I had seen them in “Cleopatra” and I could tell, even at age 14 (when I saw the … Continue reading

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I Saw an Angel, Of That I’m Sure

You’re Beautiful (2004) My life is brilliantMy love is pureI saw an angelOf that I’m sureShe smiled at me on the subwayShe was with another manBut I won’t lose no sleep on that‘Cause I’ve got a plan You’re beautifulYou’re beautifulYou’re … Continue reading

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