Category Archives: TV/Movies
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: October 8, 2012
The colorful NBC Peacock is one of the most recognizable corporate logos in the world since it was first introduced in 1956. The National Broadcasting Company created the peacock as a way to promote their color television programs. It was first designed by John J. Graham who was the Director of Design for the network. [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: October 4, 2012
Bond, James Bond. The secret agent on celluloid turns 50 this month. The first 007 movie was released in 1962 (Dr. No). The next Bond film comes out next month (Skyfall). Many Bond fans say Goldfinger is their fave film. As you groove to the soundtrack and original movie trailer, share your thoughts on your [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: September 7, 2012
A new school year has begun for students and teachers across the country. So let’s listen to the best back to school song — the theme to Welcome Back Kotter. It’s sung by John Sebastian, the front man for the 1960s group The Lovin’ Spoonful.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: August 23, 2012
This week’s My Vintage Video is a tribute to the late Phyllis Diller who died earlier this week at the age of 95. I loved her cackle! Here she is performing on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1969.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: August 2, 2012
Marilyn Monroe died 50 years ago this weekend. She was found dead in her bedroom in Brentwood, California. Her death was ruled to be “acute barbiturate poisoning,” but numerous conspiracies about her death abound. The pop culture icon was only 36-years-old.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: June 30, 2012
I’m speechless after watching this medley of patriotic tunes from a Brady Bunch TV special; perhaps you will be too! Enjoy and I wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: June 25, 2012
Al Hirschfeld and icons from American TV, film and Broadway went together like a horse-and-carriage. Hirschfeld’s simple black and white line drawings were fixtures in the Arts section of the Sunday New York Times for decades. Any actor or actress knew they made it when Hirschfeld put pen to paper. The above caricature was drawn [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: June 14, 2012
Nolan Miller, Hollywood costumer designer for Charlie’s Angels, Dynasty and other TV shows, died last week at the age of 79. One of his signature fashion statements was the 1980s power suit; more specifically, the shoulder pad! This week’s My Vintage Video pays tribute to Miller, whose fame rested on the shoulders of Linda Evans [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: June 7, 2012
A flying glove, a group of Blue Meanies, a Nowhere Man and The Beatles have been digitally restored for DVD and Blu-ray. “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles was originally released in 1968. This week’s My Vintage Video is the movie preview in all it’s psychedelic glory.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: May 4, 2012
Marvel’s The Avengers opens this weekend and one comic book hero saving the day is the Incredible Hulk! Let’s look back to a younger, slightly slimmer, animated Hulk. Here’s the opening to the 1966 cartoon version of this Marvel Comics superhero.