Mid Century Modern Stories — celebrities

The Carol Burnett Show, the 1960s, my grandmother, and me

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The Carol Burnett Show, the 1960s, my grandmother, and me

Carol Burnett was a real inspiration for me. I’ve been a fan all my life. From the Gone with the Wind parody to our midcentury kitchen TV. Here's why I love her so much and what happens next.

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The Price is Right turns 50! How the longest game show in history and Bob Barker changed my life

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The Price is Right turns 50! How the longest game show in history and Bob Barker changed my life

The Price is Right turns 50! Here's the story of how the longest game show in history and its host Bob Barker changed my life thanks to the vision of my grandmother.

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DIY mid-century modern Hollywood Memory Wall of Sinatra, Marilyn and friends, with IKEA frames and online images

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DIY mid-century modern Hollywood Memory Wall of Sinatra, Marilyn and friends, with IKEA frames and online images

Create your own DIY inexpensive mid-century modern Hollywood Memory Wall with IKEA frames and online images. Tutorial with video summary, including fun bloopers at the end. With video.

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Mid-century vintage car: Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III owned by Lucille Ball

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Mid-century vintage car: Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III owned by Lucille Ball

During a Palm Springs walk, I came across a beautiful mid-century vintage Rolls Royce who reportedly was owned by none other than Lucille Ball.

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Mid-century modern fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98

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Mid-century modern fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98

Pierre Cardin died today at age 98. In 2020, the film “House of Cardin” was made by two Palm Springs filmmakers and he received a star on the Palm Springs walk of fame.

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