Fantasia Barrino sang "Summertime" from Porgy & Bess on American Idol

Founder of Ikea - Richest Man In the World

Retro Film: Dickie Roberts - Former Child Star

I missed this movie when it was in the theatres, but the DVD was just released, so I finally saw it over the weekend. read more...

Retro Dogs

In the 90's we suddenly noticed more Chihuahuas and Jack Russell Terriers strutting the sidewalks thanks to the popularity of the Taco Bell "Yo Quiero Taco Bell!" dog and Eddie read more...

Remember Tiki Gardens - Retro Florida Attraction

In a previous Blah Blah Blah, I mentioned that Florida has had many great retro attractions (and still has many worth visiting). read more...

Happy Birthday! HAPPY DAYS is 30 years old

Happy Days first aired on January 15, 1974. read more...

The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand

40 years ago the number one song around the world was "I Want To Hold Your Hand" by The Beatles. 40 years from now the year will be 2044. That seems so far away. read more...

Retro Travel ART DECO Napier New Zealand

New Zealand - what a gorgeous country. It's known for it's pure nature (and lately, Xena and Lord of the Rings). You can go bungee jumping, hiking, jet boating, and .... read more...

Watching the Ball Drop

Did you know that the tradition of watching the ball lower every New Year's Eve in Times Square began almost 100 years ago? read more...

11:59 pm, Just Before 1990

December 31st, 1989. New Year's Eve Party. What a sad night.

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