There were six days in August of 1961 that set a record for the hottest temperature in recorded history for consecutive days, and yours truly was there.
We of a former generation knew many stars by just one name. Some call it the Golden Era of Stars, or the Golden Era of Hollywood. It was a magical period in many of our lives, and it is sad that so many movie-goers today don't even remember the names.
No, I am not referring to the Dos Equis beer commercial. This man is real, and I find him almost unbelievable. After you read this you will begin to question your mere existence.
If you thought Wyatt Earp came from another century; think again. He and John Wayne were buddies!
Moe Norman was the greatest golfer in the world that nobody ever heard of. Let me do something to rectify that.
My wife retired two weeks ago losing her group medical insurance and the two of us ventured into the world of Medicare. There is one small detail you should know before taking that step.
There is a solitary objective in the game of golf and that objective is to putt the golf ball into the cup. Ninety percent of all amateur golfers do not putt the ball into the cup on every green.
One of the all-time favorite romance films was made several times with different titles, but the classic and most remembered is "An Affair to Remember". Did you ever see them kiss? Better think, again!
People all over America are turning in their guns. What do you think?
Bobby Boyd had 57 interceptions in his NFL career with the Baltimore Colts. That put him in 3rd place for the all-time record when he retired. But what about his average per year?
The most important part of a golf swing in the swish that you hear after impact zone.
Was Doc Holliday truly a dentist, or simply a gunfighter? Here are some of the facts.
So, your screen on your laptop is very dim and the images are barely visible. This normally means that your inverter has gone bad. If the screen is black with no images visible, the problem is with the LCD lamp. This is a repair that calls for a...
When you need someone to care for you during recovery, I hope you have someone like this.
There is a lot more to selecting your golf club than just knowing the yardage to the pin.
My recent heart bypass surgery. I hope you can find something of value from this personal experience for you or your friends.
Is Rory the next Tiger Woods. Hold on to that thought for awhile.
Tiger Woods does it like no other before him.
Kevin Costner brings a post civil war fued to the small screen with brilliance.
I have watched every Indy 500 for over 50 years and this one is right up there with the best of them.
There are many reasons for a slice. This is just one that you may have never read about.
Do not try to fix your swing on the course. Here is a great tip to cure everything.
A golf miracle
The infamous chokes and bad decisions made at final hole of a major championship.
The world's most famous acting family from the early 1800's to now and still more to come.
The scenes from films that remain with us forever.
Do you think your golf game is beyond saving? Take a ride with me and see what I went through.
Think you know who the rat pack was? Think again.
I have gone from a fairly good golfer to a person that looks like he never played the game. And, it happened overnight.
Do you really play golf, or do you play something that uses a golf ball and clubs, but does not resemble the game started in Scotland?
Everything you ever wanted to know about film stars trivia.
Paul Newman was both a gifted actor, extremely handsome man, charitable individual and sports enthusiast.
Top 50 movies from the above average movie viewer.
A tighter friendship never existed. These two were miles apart in our perception of them.
Try to imagine this star in that role. Hard to do after seeing the film and carrying that image with you for all these years.
Men in Hollywood under 5' 9" tall considered legends in their field.
A truly great series of films starring the irrepressible Mickey Rooney as a young man involved in many teenage loves and tragedies.
When you think of cool, there is only one star that comes to mind.
You will never forget this thriller. The sexual content is moderate, but the heat is on high.
A four-time Academy Award nominee and one whose face is familiar to everyone.
Has your game gone south? Maybe it is the flying elbow.
Were you aware that this film star was just a little girl when she starred as a leading lady in films?
Women in films from the 40's, 50's and 60's with red hair that were absolutely gorgeous.
Some are very talented. Others are just plain sexy. Whatever the reason, these are my top.
The Masters is the only Major golf championship played at just one course.
Both stars and supporting actors that took their role of the Bad Guy to its limits.
singers of all musical fields from the 40's-60's that died young.
A little knowledge about the horses that the old western stars of the B films and their sidekicks rode.
Dreams do come true. This happened to me and it could happen to you.
These are the sidekicks of the old B movie western stars, some of which we have never forgotten.
The cowboys we grew up with from the 20's to the 50's in what was called B movies.
The great film stars of the 20's, 30's, 40's and 50's that died too early.
Not many could carry a film the way Montgomery Clift could. His looks, his mannerisms and his subtleness was a strong presence on the screen.
No female in history has exemplified in sports what the Babe accomplished.
Considered by many as the greatest athlete of all time.
A film of Oscar caliber about the infamous Scope's Money Trial in Tennessee in 1925.
The day I will always remember that could have been our last day.
She was a film and television star and an ageless beauty.
You do not need to have 27 swing thoughts in your head at address. Just do this one thing to hit like the pros.
One of the reasons men watch the LPGA.
You may not have seen him, but Joel McCrea is one of the finest actors to ever grace the silver screen. He was both a leading man and cowboy and did famously well in both genres.
Three images will always remain in our minds when we think of horror films; Dracula, Frankenstein's Monster and the Wolf Man.
Child stars of the Golden Era. Where are they now?
A very impressive start to an international drama with the lovely Ashley Judd at her best.
She fell as far as one can fall. She is still an icon today.
William Henry Lewis was the first African American to make All-American. He would do much more.
Lana, Mickey, Liz and Artie had 8. Then there was Zsa Zsa.
Merle Oberon was the queen of the celebrity parties. Everyone who was anyone was at Merle's home.
There are westerns made for John Wayne and Randolph Scott, but these guys?
Unusual swings. Unique techniques. Very different mannerisms. My top 25 all time.
A very gifted gentleman of the stage and screen that will not soon be forgotten.
Five of the legendary film stars named Jean.
Scrambles in golf can be a lot of fun. It just takes someone to put it together and give you the rules.
Would Ernie Davis have been even better than Jim Brown? We will never know.
Carole Lombard left a remarkable image upon the screen. Funny and beautiful. What a great combination! Clark Gable is still considered the King of Hollywood.
The ageless dancer-film star with the legendary legs.
The saga of Robert Mitchum's journey to stardom.
The greatest film in movie history in my opinion celebrates 40 years this spring.
Gary Cooper was the Every Man to men and women.
Record setting trio has never been equaled. Their voices blended so well that they were a household name by 1940 and you still know them today.
Basic introduction on how to organize a golf tournament and banquet.
We lost a great actor at the age of 39. John Garfield was one of the most popular film stars in the movies.
The greatest tap dancer of all time, Eleanor Powell. Even Fred Astaire could not outshine her on the dance floor.
In 1939, there were 20 other movies that could have won Best Picture in any other year.
Some of the most popular one liners in film history that will have you going back in time with visuals.
Once a movie starlet on screen with the likes of Elvis, she found another love which led her to the life she now lives as a nun.
Are you missing short putts? Maybe it has to do with your dominant eye? Let me help.
Not a household name, but, truely one of the best actors of all time. Played the gangster right up there with Cagney and played legendary men of character that required completely different portrayals.
Were there only Three Stooges? You might be surprised. Take a journey with me and then decide.
Diane Lane is my favorite actress of the 21st Century. She has the gift, the figure and the beauty to keep bringing me back to her fims.
James Cagney was one of the greatest film actors of all time. He was a pioneer in the gangster films during the 30's and 40's. He also was a dancer and leading man. But, there was more to the man than just being a good actor.
Following the Roaring 20's, Hollywood took advantage of Underworld Gangsters notoriety and used it in profitable films.
Humphrey Bogart went through three distinct phases of his life. Spencer Tracy first named him Bogey in 1930.
A simple vocabulary for beginning golfers. Terms that are used in golf that may be helpful to beginners.
A beautiful and gifted actress born way too early. She would have many leading roles in the 30's and 40's, but, it was her youthful looks that kept her in the game as a leading lady well into the 40's even though she would turn 50 in 1948.
U.S. Naval Destroyers traveled in groups called Sister Ships. This hub is about one such ship and its sisters that goes through a tumultuous period.
Doak Walker was a living legend who graced the cover of Life Magazine while still a college student. He was a handsome, smart, clean cut, extroidinary football player and human being. He would win the Maxwell Trophy, Heisman Trophy, All-American Awards, Rookie of the Year and All-Pro.
Mickey Rooney could do it all...sing, dance, play instruments, comedy and drama. He also did it the best and the longest covering over 90 years so far.
The search for the actress to play what would be the premiere leading female role in American film history. Scarlett O'Hara was the lead character in Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind in 1939. The search for the actress to play the part involved hundreds of try outs.
Let us not forget what Tiger Woods did for over a decade. I still remember the old Tiger.
Clark Gable was a uniquely gifted actor back in an era when acting was in its beginnings and other actors always appeared to be acting. He took a beautifully written script and added his terrific performance to the plot and created a movie that will live forever.
James Dean was a living legend that should and could be with us still today due to circumstances that possibly could have been brought about by fate.
Katharine McPhee is a beautiful singer/actress that is heading for true stardom after her outstanding breakout performance in SMASH.
Golfers need to be considerate of other golfers and speed up play whenever possible.
Golfers tend to change their swing constantly based upon the most current popular belief in the Best Swing for You as seen on television or in golf magazines.