The Facts of Life

I grew up watching “The Facts of Life”. So it was sad to read the Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and patient housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom The Facts of Life had died. She was 92.

Seems the stars of my youth are passing away. They provided years of entertainment while growing up.

R.I.P.

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Gone, But Not Forgotten

2017 is coming to and end and the videos of the entertainers, leaders and icons that we lost this year are coming out.

Here is one from Turner Movie Classics.

R.I.P. David Cassidy

Today, David Cassidy, pop culture idol of the 1970’s, has died as a result of complications from dementia. The musician and actor was 67.

I remember watching David Cassidy on “The Partridge Family” growing up.

Here is one of his songs that I liked.

It’s sad that stars from my youth are passing away.

Here are a few more stars that recently passed away.

Mel Tillis

Della Reese

John Hillerman

You will be remembered through your work.

R.I.P. — Robert Guillaum

Oh, man… here another star from when I was growing up. 

Robert Guillaum, “Benson” Emmy Winner, Dies at 89.

I loved him in “Soap” and “Benson”.

But listening to him as the voice of Rafiki in “The Lion King” was probably the best. 

https://youtu.be/O7fXfCZ4sB4

R.I.P.

Man, we have lost a lot of people that we grew up with. Watching them on TV or listening to their music, they were a part of our lives.

Here are a few of the recent ones we have lost.

Tom Petty

Monty Hall

Hugh Hefner

Jay Thomas

Richard Anderson

Martin Landau

 

Thanks for entertaining us.

 

DWTS — Season 25

Well, it all started with posts about Dancing With The Stars.

So here is the line-up for Season 25.

Not sure who I am going to pick to win it this season. I’ll make a pick after tonight’s show.

Singer Nick Lachey with pro dancer Peta Murgatroyd

TV personality Vanessa Lachey with pro dancer Maks Chmerkovskiy

Businesswoman and Shark Tank investor Barbara Corcoran and Keo Motsepe

Actress Sasha Pieterse and Gleb Savchenko

Actor-singer Jordan Fisher with pro dancer Lindsay Arnold

Property Brother Drew Scott with pro dancer Emma Slater

Actor Frankie Muniz with pro dancer Witney Carson

Professional wrestler Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev

Singer Debbie Gibson and Alan Bersten

Violinist Lindsey Stirling with pro dancer Mark Ballas

Former NFL star Terrell Owens with pro dancer Cheryl Burke

 

Former NBA star Derek Fisher with pro dancer Sharna Burgess

 

Former Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen with pro dancer Val Chmerkovskiy

 

 

 

Here are some links:

http://www.ibtimes.com/where-follow-dwts-season-25-cast-instagram-facebook-twitter-2586999

 

R.I.P. Adam West

Well, this was sad when I saw this today. 

Adam West, who was best known for starring in the 1960s TV series Batman, died on Friday, June 9, after a short battle with leukemia. He was 88.

I remember watching him as “Batman” when I was a kid. I always thought he was handsome, even when I was that young. 

I’ll tell you, the entertainers that I grow up watching are dying. They were a part of my youth and I will always remember watching them. 

R.I.P. Adam West, you entertained us with your talent.



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