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James Garner In ‘The Rockford Files’ (1974)

Sad news this morning that actor James Garner died Saturday at the age of 86. Therefore, we interrupt our usual programming for a quick look back at the intro for The Rockford Files. The Rockford Files starred James Garner as … Continue reading

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Ann B. Davis, Alice On ‘The Brady Bunch,’ Has Died

It is with sadness that I report the death of actress, Ann B. Davis. Davis was much beloved and best-known for playing housekeeper, Alice Nelson on The Brady Bunch (1969-1974). Less-remembered is that Davis also won two Emmy awards for … Continue reading

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Partridge Family’s Dave Madden: A 1970s Video Remembrance

I’m saddened to hear that today, in addition to losing Russell Johnson, the Professor on Gilligan’s Island, one of my favorite 70s TV personalities, Dave Madden has also died. Madden came to prominence in the 1960s on TV’s Camp Runamuck … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: ABBA museum, ‘Rocky’ musical, recent passings

Numerous 1970s-related stories have been piling up in the ‘Disco files. Here now is a collection of news items you may find interesting reading including bits on the new Abba museum and recent passings of known persons. Investigate. Abba fans … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: Abba’s Agnetha returns, cell phone is 40, recent passings

The 1970s-related news stories have been piling up over the past weeks – so let’s get right to it. First up, comes the news that ABBA’s Agnetha Fältskog has released a new single and an album is due May 13th. … Continue reading

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Larry Hagman has died: A 70s video remembrance

As you have likely heard by now – actor Larry Hagman passed away on Friday. 1970s-era fans will best remember Hagman as Major Anthony Nelson on reruns of I Dream of Jeannie (1965-1970) and as J.R. on nighttime soap, Dallas … Continue reading

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