seniors of southern california

June 2020: Vol 46, No 6

If your family is like my family, watching “Jeopardy” on TV every evening is as routine as waking up in the morning and going to sleep at night. You could always count on the host Alex Trebek to visit your living room or wherever you may be with your TV or mobile devices to educate

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May 2020: Vol 46, No 5

There are so many things we may not know about one of the most familiar faces in Hollywood – Michael J. Fox. For instance, did you know that Fox, who was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to William and Phyllis Fox in 1961, adopted the “J” as hismiddle name (his real middle name is Andrew)

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Apr 2020: Vol 46, No 4

If you are reading this, you are most likely old enough to remember watching “I Dream of Jeannie” on TV, starring the effervescent Barbara Eden, one of Hollywood’s busiest actresses since the early 60s. The “Jeannie” show became an instant hit, ran for five seasons and has been airing continuously on cable and in syndication

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Mar 2020: Vol 46, No 3

Lowe’s family moved from Charlottesville, Va., his birthplace, to Dayton, Ohio, where he was raised in a “traditional American setting,” attending Oakwood Junior High School. Following his parent’s divorce, he moved to the Point Dume area of Malibu, Calif. with his mother and brother. In California, he attended Santa Monica High School, where he met

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Feb 2020: Vol 46, No 2

At 52, the Australian-American superstar actress is not slowing down, not by a longshot. The bright lights of Hollywood continue to shine on Nicole Kidman, whose fame was gained not only from the movies she has appeared in, but also from her two marriages, first to Tom Cruise and currently to star singer and guitarist

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Jan 2020: Vol 46, No 1

For anybody reading this publication, they know that the name Bob Barker is synonymous with TV and in particular, TV game shows, and even more specifically, “Truth or Consequences” and “The Price Is Right.” Now retired at the young age of 96, his legacy and unmistakable mellow voice are fixtures in our memory, going all

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Dec 2019: Vol 45, No 12

Did you watch the Country Music Awards last month? If so, you would have seen one of the main highlights of the show – a performance by Sheryl Crow, a legitimate superstar of the genre. At 57, the singer, songwriter, musician, and actress is still bringing down the house as an entertainer, and it was

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Nov 2019: Vol 45, No 11

Known almost as much for his off-screen pastimes as his on-screen characterizations, Woody Harrelson is an actor for whom truth is undeniably stranger than fiction. Son of a convicted murderer, a veteran of multiple arrests, outspoken environmentalist and tireless hemp proponent, Harrelson is colorful even by Hollywood standards.

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Oct 2019: Vol 45, No 10

Do you remember – like I do – watching a local TV station in 1981 where a black-haired woman wearing a revealing black, gothic cleavage-enhancing gown hosted a horror movie show? That woman, Cassandra Peterson who was a little-known actress at the time, gained immediate fame here and throughout the world as Elvira, Mistress of

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Sept 2019: Vol 45, No 9

One of the most famous singing groups the world has ever known hails from the orange groves and bean felds that dominated the Orange County landscape prior to the 1960s. Of course, I am talking about The Righteous Brothers – Bobby Hatfeld and Bill Medley. The group’s career is storybook, beginning in 1962 and ending

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