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Which young gospel singer had the biggest hit of the 1970s?

She was the daughter of singer and actor Pat Boone and Shirley Foley Boone (who was incidentally the daughter of...
Nostalgia
15 Oct

Betty White assisted onto stage, gets standing ovation for award

Whenever you hear the name Betty White you know just who that is, and you can’t help but smile. The...
Nostalgia
14 Oct

Sick of being called a 'senior'? How about being a 'super-adult'?

It’s well known that lots of Baby Boomers don’t see themselves as ‘old’ and don’t like to be regarded as...
Blogs
14 Oct

Old comic book image sells for record price at auction

This is another great reminder why you shouldn’t throw anything out. An original illustration from a comic book has just...
Nostalgia
14 Oct

Remember the Everly Brothers' first number one hit song?

The Everly  Brothers were one of the first groups to bring harmony singing into the charts. Don and Phil Everly had...
Nostalgia
14 Oct

Holden are ceasing production in Oz, but they'll live on forever

  The story began in 1852 when a young bloke from Staffordshire in England arrived in Australia. His name was...
Blogs
13 Oct

This first for Deborah Harry made her a household name

Deborah Harry has had a lot of success in her music career, most notably under the name of Blondie. With...
Nostalgia
12 Oct

Boy Scouts throw out strictest rule in historic change

It’s the biggest change to Boy Scouts of America in their more than 100 year history, after it was announced...
Nostalgia
12 Oct

Malcolm Turnbull: I'm responsible for bringing Playboy to Oz

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull gave away some surprising news It was during an interview with Luke Bradnam, Libby Trickett & Ben...
Nostalgia
12 Oct

Game of thrones: The happy family memories ‘dad’s chair’ brings back

Since the dawn of time, there’s no doubt been a seating pecking order, with different family members having a special chair...
Nostalgia
11 Oct

Remember the show that discovered our comedy stars?

Can you believe it was on October 11 back in 1975 that a television show started that launched the career of...
Nostalgia
11 Oct

Remember marbles? Test your skills with the grandkids

It’s not often you were encouraged to throw glass around when you are a kid, unless it was a round...
Nostalgia
11 Oct

Being a mentor can breathe new life into over-60s

Can age 50-plus talent build profitable mentoring-as-a-service businesses? Yes, because they are already doing it. And there aren’t enough mentors...
Blogs
9 Oct

Who inspired Roy Orbison's biggest hit song?

Roy Orbison is known for many things. For his distinctive voice, for his style of music, for his vision problems...
Nostalgia
8 Oct

A tale of a pair of glasses

When John and I left home on an extended trip in our motorhome, John packed not one pair of reading...
Blogs
8 Oct

Part 2: From photographer to a second career as a glass artist

This continues Susan’s story about her French town’s mayor, Pierre Lequien. You can read Part 1 here. Pierre gave up...
Blogs
8 Oct