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  • Famous Veteran: Johnny Carson USNAVY

    07/04/2018 11:14:13 AM PDT · by eastforker · 10 replies ^ | 2018 |
    He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on June 8, 1943, as an apprentice seaman enrolled in the V-5 program, which trained Navy and Marine pilots. He hoped to train as a pilot, but was sent instead to Columbia University for midshipman training. He performed magic for classmates on the side. Commissioned an ensign late in the war, Carson was assigned to the USS Pennsylvania, a battleship on station in the Pacific. He was en route to the combat zone aboard a troopship when the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki brought the war to a close. The Pennsylvania was torpedoed on...
  • Grady twins from horror classic The Shining reveal how movie led to them being shunned...

    11/01/2015 12:40:54 PM PST · by Borges · 48 replies
    Daily Telegraph ^ | 10/31/2015 | Ryan Parry, Jon Boon
    They reveal how Nicholson, despite his maniacal performance and playboy reputation, acted as a father-figure and mentor for the then 10-year-old girls from London, England. The pair say Nicholson took naps on the floor between scenes to stay in character, talked about missing his daughter Jennifer from his first marriage to Sandra Knight and appeared to be a more devoted family man than his public image ever personified. Lisa, who today is a lawyer and Louise, a published scientist, both 46, also revealed their role in the hit flick did more harm than good to their fledgling acting careers. They...
  • Documentary reveals a different side of late night king Johnny Carson

    05/07/2012 8:48:37 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 87 replies ^ | May 07, 2012 | By Hollie McKay
    This year marks the 50th anniversary of Johnny Carson taking over “The Tonight Show” stage from Jack Paar. It is also the 20th anniversary of Carson’s retirement. But how much do most people really know about the television legend away from the lights and cameras? In a new documentary, “American Masters Johnny Carson: King of Late Night,” filmmakers Peter Jones and Susan Lacy peel back the many layers of the comedian’s life and career, offering an unprecedented glimpse into the man who won the collective heart of a nation. “The gift Johnny had was that he just had a magical...
  • Hayworth vs. McCain -- Primary Headline Roundup [humble vanity -- please help]

    02/21/2010 12:45:59 PM PST · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 349 replies · 3,252+ views
    Please help. I plan to keep this thread alive until McCain loses the primary. Let's NAIL THAT RINO! Please help scout for headlines to bring here. I will ping people here once a week with choice headlines and links. [Since it's the OPPOSITE of high volume, several have already signed on.] If you would like to be on this once-a-week ping list, please let me know. Any helpful links will be appreciated. "The most recent online scores from the American Conservative Union are from 2008. In that year, John McCain scored 63 and had a lifetime average of 81.43. ......
  • McCain Keeps Wife from 'Dancing With The Stars'

    01/16/2009 10:44:34 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 53 replies · 1,835+ views
    McCain Keeps Wife from 'Dancing With The Stars' @ 1:31 pm by Walter Alarkon Cindy McCain wanted to compete on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars," but her famous politician husband wouldn't let her do it, according to The New York Post. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) refused to let his wife appear as a dancer on the popular reality show, even though she "wanted to do it very badly," according to an unnamed source who spoke to the Post's gossip column, Page Six. Cindy McCain had gone as far as speaking to ABC producers about going on the show, the source...
  • Movie Preview for The Shining (re-release)

    10/01/2005 12:40:10 PM PDT · by Uncle Joe Cannon · 17 replies · 346+ views
    Click on the link to watch a preview for the upcoming re-release of the Stanley Kubrick classic, The Shining...
  • Oscars In Search of Perfect MC-Showbiz Legend Johnny Carson pursued for 75th Oscar Program..

    03/29/2002 8:45:21 AM PST · by codebreaker · 11 replies · 421+ views
    The New York Post ^ | March 29, 2002 | Cindy Adams
    The Academy's thinking is they need a host/hostess who can handle the job, the humour, the etc., but can also 'open' a TV show. In other words, a draw.They're invesigating three names. One's Oprah. Another's Jay Leno. ABC is dragging its tail on Leno because he's not an ABC property. The third is impossible. Ungettable. It's Johnny Carson, who would never ever do it. He wouldn't risk. He's been out of things for too long..Oscar & Co. will excrete bodily fluid upon me for this item, but I'm reporting what I hear. I mean, what good is knowing something if...