1967 Music

Newsflash -1967 Music Survey Results

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Pop Survey Names The Tops Of 1967 Music Here are the results of the year-end survey conducted by Pop Scene Service of the top music-makers in the nation. Male singer: NEIL DIAMOND, Frankie Valli, Donovan, Stevie Wonder, Mitch Ryder. Group: PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS, Monkees, Supremes, Beatles, Herman’s Hermits. Female Singer: CHER and PETULA […]

Mozelle Britton 1935

Mozelle Britton – Forgotten Film Player

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“Most of my work is dancing. When I’m in a picture, I’m either rehearsing or working in a scene. This requires approximately eight hours a day. If that isn’t plenty strenuous, just try it some time.” — Mozelle Britton   Mini Bio Originally from Oklahoma, Mozelle Britton came to Los Angeles in the early 1930s. […]

Westwood marching and chowder club

Westwood Marching and Chowder Club

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In 1938, Bing Crosby and other stars chartered the Westwood Marching and Chowder Club, a fraternal club affiliated with the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America.   The Westwood Marching  and Chowder Club threw “gay 90s” vaudeville parties for its private membership. Actors, singers, dancers, musicians, and vaudeville professionals joined by […]

Muhammad Ali Saves

Newsflash from the Past: Muhammad Ali prevents a suicide in 1981

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Muhammad Ali talks man down from 9th-floor perch Copyright: The Associated Press  LOS ANGELES – (January 20, 1981) People on the ground urged the distraught 21-year-old man to jump. But former heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali promised to help him find a job, and talked the man down from a ninth-floor fire escape. The man, whose […]

Abbott and Costello

Abbott and Costello – Photos and Quotes

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“Lou Costello? That roly-poly fat boy? Why, he’s such an out-and-out liar he doesn’t even believe himself! I admit he’s a tough guy. In fact, he’s so tough even his meals are afraid to disagree with him.” — Bud Abbott “Bud Abbott? Listen….Abbott wouldn’t even give a beggar a bite if he owned Sandwich Islands! […]