Al Franken is a big fat slob


The Franken chart is unrectified but as shown on the public sites. It works for me and it seems, him too.                                                                        from Humble Beginnings Alan Stuart Franken  was born on May 21, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York. His father Joseph Franken, was a printing salesman of German Jewish background while his mother Phoebe Franken … Continue reading Al Franken is a big fat slob

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Martin Crane & John Mahoney RIP


Charles John Mahoney was born on June 20, 1940, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, one of eight children of Reg Mahoney, a Manchester baker, and the former Margaret Watson. The family had been evacuated to Lancashire when Manchester was a bombing target in World War II.  After the war, John traveled to the United States to … Continue reading Martin Crane & John Mahoney RIP

Shazam! Gomer Pyle is Jim Nabors


We have rectified Jim Nabors’ ascendant at to Cancer 10 that gets the epithet of Great Memory from E C Matthews.  Astrologer G.K. McClung in his Hyperion symbols says that it is a degree of “ripe cherries on a tree”  creating the image of great promise, typically musical, and accomplishment. His Sun and Jupiter are … Continue reading Shazam! Gomer Pyle is Jim Nabors

Meghan Markle goes back to her roots.


Something about Meghan Markle's great-uncle, Mike Markle was an amateur genealogist and he investigated the Markle line.  Markle discovered that their paternal great-great-great-grandmother was New Hampshire landowner Mary Hussey Smith (1823–1908), a descendant of nobleman John Hussey, 1st Baron Hussey of Sleaford, who was beheaded in 1537 at the order of King Henry VIII because … Continue reading Meghan Markle goes back to her roots.

Sewing Mistress, Nancy Zieman


  Nancy Zieman, host of the public television show "Sewing With Nancy," in 1988. CreditMilwaukee Journal Sentinel Nancy Zieman, who became an unlikely television star through the humblest of shows, “Sewing With Nancy,” which ran for 35 years on public television, died on Nov. 14 at her home in Beaver Dam, Wis. She was 64. The … Continue reading Sewing Mistress, Nancy Zieman

No Name Maddox ala Charles Manson


Charles Manson, one of the most notorious murderers of the 20th century, who was very likely the most culturally persistent and perhaps also the most inscrutable, died on Sunday in a hospital in Kern County, Calif., north of Los Angeles. He was 83 and had been behind bars for most of his life. The California … Continue reading No Name Maddox ala Charles Manson

Musician, Soapy Actor Richard Hatch


Our featured shot of actor Richard Lawrence Hatch  born on May 21,. 1945 in Santa Monica California. He has one brother, John.  Nothing else is known about his family.  He was the original Philip Brown c. 1970 when the pic was taken, for the now defunct soap All my Children. After that debut, Richard made … Continue reading Musician, Soapy Actor Richard Hatch

True Grit: Singer-Actor Glen Campbell


Born in 1936 in Arkansas, the place seems to differ from bio to obit and it seems like other singers of the period, it was really between the two on a backcountry farm,  Glen Campbell started as many singers did, apprenticing as a songwriter for the top stars of the 1960s. He was inducted into … Continue reading True Grit: Singer-Actor Glen Campbell

Actor – DeeJay Jay Thomas


I knew of Jay from his radio days in NYC. He was a popular DJ and then next we knew he was on Mork and Mindy as Remo DaVinci. I don’t know how that happened, but he was enjoyable. Jay Thomas, an actor and radio personality whose work on the television series “Murphy Brown” won … Continue reading Actor – DeeJay Jay Thomas