Billboard #1 Hits: #385: “Convoy”- C.W. McCall. January 10, 1976. #1 for 1 week in the Billboard Hot 100. Single:”Convoy”- C.W. McCall Record Company- MCM Genre: Country Written by Bill Fries Time:3:49 B-side:” Long Lonesome Road” Album-Black Bear Road Grade: C Peaked at #1 1 week in Billboard Hot 100. #2 in UK Singles Chart, […]BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #385: “CONVOY”- C.W. MCCALL – JANUARY 10, 1976 — slicethelife
2021 Movie Draft- Round 1 Pick 5- Hanspostcard selects a SERIES- The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy Series- The Fellowship Of The Ring/ The Two Towers/ The Return Of The King. One of the things I missed in 2020 was going to the cinema to watch movies on the big screen. The last movie my […]2021 MOVIE DRAFT- ROUND 1 PICK 5- HANSPOSTCARD SELECTS- SERIES- THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY SERIES: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING/ THE TWO TOWERS/ THE RETURN OF THE KING — slicethelife
One of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters ever was premiered this day, December 15 1939, at Loew’s Grand Theatre, Atlanta. It is thought that around 300,000 people in Atlanta came out in celebration.
The film tells the tragic tale of a southern family’s struggle and disintegration during the ensuing melee of the American Civil War, which took place between 1861 and 1865.
Gone With The Wind has an iconic cast of stars, including Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard and Olivia de Haviland and remains highly popular today.
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Kirk Douglas died in February this year. Recently terrestrial television screened the video of his Hollywood break-through film Champion (1949). Douglas played the title role of Midge, a boxing champ driven by ambition. Throughout the film Midge is ruthless in the way that he uses people to climb to the top. But it is not […]Kirk Douglas 1916 to 2020 — The Case for Global Film
Originally posted on Michelle Lesley: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSivGu_B3ls October 31 is Reformation Day, so to get into the spirit, grab your popcorn bowl, and enjoy 1953’s Martin Luther.Movie Tuesday: Martin Luther — Truth2Freedom’s Blog
Information Goodreads: The Boy Who Became a DragonSeries: NoneSource: LibraryPublished: February 2020 Summary This fictionalized biography of Bruce Lee follows him from his childhood as he is inspired to act and to learn martial arts. Review The Boy Who Became a Dragon is a fictionalized biography of Bruce Lee that attempts to explore how his […]The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Bruce Lee Story by Jim Di Bartolo — Pages Unbound | Book Reviews & Discussions
Hans Remembers- Sunday August 30, 1970- 50 Years Ago. Sometimes the ordinary obscure person is involved an event that they will be remembered by the world forever for- on November 22, 1963 that happened to a Russian-Ukrainian born-American clothing manufacturer with a home movie camera. Abraham Zapruder was his name- at the time he was […]HANS REMEMBERS- SUNDAY AUGUST 30, 1970- 50 YEARS AGO — slicethelife
Hans Remembers- Tuesday July 28, 1970- 50 Years Ago. Mick Jagger made his acting debut in the movie Ned Kelly- a film about the legendary Australian outlaw. The film debuted in Kelly’s hometown of Glenrowan. Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev who had disapproved of East Germany’s leader Walter Ulbricht’s effort to strengthen trade relations with West […]
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This day in 1971 saw the US release of Stanley Kubrick’s film ‘A Clockwork Orange’ in New York.
The controversial film, based on Anthony Burgess’ book, starred Malcolm McDowell. It included much disturbing, dystopian imagery, employing scenes of violence and psychological drama, painting a non too positive portrait of a possible future Great Britain.
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On this day 80 years ago, the film ‘Gone With The Wind’ premiered in Atlanta Georgia.
The film, one of the most famous and iconic releases ever, was based on a 1936 novel by Margaret Mitchell, a fraught, romantic and ultimately tragic story of the American Civil War and its aftermath in the South.
The film also starred two of Hollywood’s greats, the beautiful British Actress, Vivien Leigh and the impossibly handsome Clark Gable.
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