Posts tagged: The 1970s

John Carpenter Looks Back On His Career

John Carpenter, the director of iconic films like Halloween and Escape from New York, discusses his movies, his career, and his life in this lively Q&A interview with film fanatic …..

Joni Mitchell is a Terrific Artist, Too

How much talent can one woman have? Joni Mitchell made her name with catchy singles like “Big Yellow Taxi” (1970) and confessional albums like Blue (1971). But while she was …..

Gene Wilder, ‘Willy Wonka’ Star, is Dead at 83

Gene Wilder is dead at age 83. Alzheimer’s Disease was the cause, said his nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman. At 83 years and 78 days, he just outlived actor Leonard Nimoy and …..

Helen Reddy Biography: New!

Why a sudden bio of a 1970s pop star? Because I heard that weird song “Angie Baby” the other day.

George Wallace Was Shot on This Day

 On 15 May 1972, Governor George Wallace of Alabama was shot in Maryland, ending his campaign for the U.S. presidency.