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Ximena: The Role that Won My Heart in 1961

Sophia Loren (September 30, 1934) This is going to seem weird: I watched an episode of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” a couple of days ago from 1962, which featured Vic Damone. The ‘reason’ he was going to be the … Continue reading

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After Sixty-Six Years, People Still Want to Know Him

James Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955) The original ‘Rebel Without a Cause’, James Dean was an enigma in Hollywood. This birth time was already on my Kepler 7.0 program, and at least one other astrology site agreed … 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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From Humble Beginnings, He has Stayed Humble

Sir Anthony Hopkins (December 31, 1937) The reason for this post? I caught a short video posted by Sir Anthony Hopkins on Facebook, celebrating his latest birthday on December 31st. The timing of this birth chart is considered by most … Continue reading

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Somebody Should Put This Film on…

Red Notice (2021) For the crime of Grand Larceny of the story lines of other adventure films. We watched this film last night on Netflix, as most television channels were featuring either college football or Hallmark Christmas movies. Yes, it … 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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They Called Him “The Red Eminence”

Cardinal Richelieu (September 9, 1585 – December 4, 1642) You’ve seen him in films about “The Three Musketeers”. He figures strongly in the creation of New France. But what else do we know about Cardinal Richelieu? Maybe astrology can help. … Continue reading

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Did My Love of History Develop Because of This Actor?

Richard Burton (as Henry VIII in “Anne of the Thousand Days”) 1969 Something tells me that I identify with the characters that Richard Burton portrayed in films, especially during the 1950’s and 1960’s. These historical lions from the past became … Continue reading

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Elvis’ One and Only True Co-Star

Ann-Margret (April 28, 1941) They said to each other at the same time, when they were first introduced, “I’ve heard a lot about you.” Then they laughed. A good beginning of their 14 year friendship, and one year relationship. (As … Continue reading

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Just Like in the Movies: His Great Escape

Rédoine Faïd (May 10, 1972) I was reading the GQ article about his July 1, 2018 escape from a prison in France this morning and decided that there must have been something in the air that day other than the … Continue reading

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