Posts tagged: Dean Martin

Born 100 Years Ago: JFK, Ella and So Many More

What a year for being born was 1917! Actor Dean Martin, Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and jazz star Thelonius Monk all hit their 100th birthdays this year… and they can’t even crack the top …..

Happy Birthday, Dean Martin!

 Happy birthday to Dean Martin, born 7 June 1917. Dino passed away in 1995. Ah, but his music lives on… with video!

Celebs As Santa: The Rat Pack

In honor of Peter Lawford’s 25th deathday… the Rat Pack in holiday mode.

Happy Birthday, Truman Capote

In honor of what would have been Truman Capote’s 85th birthday (he died in 1984), here are a couple of video interviews from 1966, as he talks about working on In Cold Blood.In this video he tries to explain what he means by “non-fiction novel.”In this video he talks about what it was like to arrive in Kansas.

R.I.P + 3

Rest in peace, Don Knotts. You died three years ago today.TV’s Barney Fife is buried near a swaying palm tree in Westwood Memorial Park in LA. (Same cemetery as Marilyn Monroe and Dean Martin!)