Tag: 1960s

Elvis Presley Fan Gains World Fame From Miniature Graceland, Sun Studio and Tupelo House

One of the most remarkable Elvis Presley fans of all time is Lida Keijzer from the Netherlands. Born three months before filming and recording at the Burbank Studios in California for Elvis’ television special in June 1968, Lida has been a lifelong and devoted Presley fan. The hour long show debuted in December and is…

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America’s Most Loved Comedy Sitcom: ‘I Love Lucy’ in Color

T.R.A.S.H.– “Trivial Revelations of a Sick Human-Being. In journalism school at Texas State University (Southwest Texas State in the late 1970s), my University Star weekly column, T.R.A.S.H., won state and national awards in collegiate competitions. On any given week, it would receive more reader mail than letters to the editor. I’ve always enjoyed trivia and…

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The Day Superman Rescued My Momma

  About three weeks into our Mom’s  sickness, I was sitting on my favorite chair at my grandparents’ kitchen table drawing on a Big Chief tablet, a picture of Superman flying into outer space. Bobbi was napping comfortably in the center of their bed. The watercooler unit running in the front living room window was…

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