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“Dynasty” Diva Joan Collins: An ’80s Icon

  Actress Joan Collins, who played Alexis Carrington, John Forsythe’s vindictive ex wife on “Dynasty,” helped to set the bar when it came to malicious scheming, cat-fighting and starting fashion trends. Today, Collins continues to challenge herself with writing books … Continue reading

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Gary Coleman hits man with his truck in Utah

  PAYSON, Utah (AP) — Actor Gary Coleman hit a pedestrian with his truck after arguing with him in a local bowling alley, police said. Payson police Lt. Bill Wright said Colt Rushton and Coleman got into an argument in … Continue reading

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’80s teen queen Molly Ringwald now plays ‘Teenager’ mom

  When she was acting as a teenager, Molly Ringwald had no idea her movies, including “Sixteen Candles,” “The Breakfast Club” and “Pretty in Pink,” would still be popular decades later. “I don’t think when you’re a teenager you think … Continue reading

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Leah Thompson matures gracefully

Thanks to the three “Back to the Future” films, actress Lea Thompson was already a movie star in her 20s. That’s enough to rattle some performers for the rest of their life. But not Thompson. “I think it’s always difficult … Continue reading

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Fourth Time’s the Charm for Loni Anderson

  Ashlee and Pete weren’t the only ones getting hitched this weekend. Television bombshell Loni Anderson tied the knot in Los Angeles on Saturday with her former flame, singer Bob Flick. The 62-year-old WKRP in Cincinnati star and Flick, a … Continue reading

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If It’s Good Enough for Shatner…

PC world looks at Celebs who hocked computers in the 80s…    What do Bill Cosby, the cast of ‘MASH,’ and, yes, Captain James T. Kirk have in common? They all endorsed PCs in the 1980s. When personal computers entered … Continue reading

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Johnny Depp despised his teen-idol status in 80s

Johnny Depp hated his teen idol status so much during the 1980s that he shaved off his hair including his eyebrows to stop from posing with his top off for girls’ magazines. The ‘Pirates Of the Caribbean’ star first touched … Continue reading

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Cher confirms dating Tom Cruise in the 1980s

http://www.showbizspy.com/2008/02/07/cher-confirms-dating-tom-cruise-in-the-1980s/ By Graeme Massie Cher has confirmed for the first time she used to date Tom Cruise. The veteran singer admits she and ‘adorable’ Cruise enjoyed a romance in the 1980s. “He was just the most adorable man you can … Continue reading

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