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Annette Funicello

More Than a Compelling Journey Around New York City

Susan Sacirbey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Susan Sacirbey

Having a family member stricken with the disease can be a catalyst for activism on political, human rights, medical, and educational levels.

When Frankie And Annette Saved Chrysler

James A. Kiewel | Posted 06.18.2013 | Fifty
James A. Kiewel

Clearly, the Ram Charger was going to be famous. And so was I! Four months in the training program, and I was about to become the Youth Marketing King of Madison Avenue!

Remembering Annette...

Denise Bostrom | Posted 06.15.2013 | Fifty
Denise Bostrom

When I was 5 years old and saw Annette Funicello dance on the "Mickey Mouse Club," I felt as if I were witnessing perfection. Even viewed on my family's boxy, black and white television, she was like a goddess.

Applying Lessons in Life to Avoid Business Death

Mike Berman | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business
Mike Berman

To leave the right lasting legacy executives need their version of a Labour Party just as Margaret Thatcher needed opposition to create hers.

Weeklings!: Gay Disney Characters (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 06.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

How many classic Disney characters were probably gay? I know it's stupid to assign sexuality to ancient cartoon characters, but it's stupid-er to pretend they couldn't have been gay at all.

Face It: Goodbye Annette and the '60s

Michele Willens | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
Michele Willens

There is no denying the fact that when one thinks Mickey Mouse Club, one thinks Annette. She was the only one who remained a real star, at least as long as she wanted to be.

Remembering Margaret Thatcher, Lilly Pulitzer, Roger Ebert and Disney's Goddess Annette Funicello

Liz Smith | Posted 06.10.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

Out of the spotlight for a long time, suffering from multiple sclerosis, Annette was the face (and shape!) of Disney TV and movies for years.

Why Annette Funicello's Death Is So Hard For Me

Cathy Chester | Posted 06.09.2013 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

She will always be a princess to me and to the millions of fans who loved her. Rest in peace, sweet Annette.

A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes

Stan Brooks | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Stan Brooks

Annette Funicello was truly America's girl next door -- the girl every boy wanted to bring home and every girl wanted as their best friend. From Mouseketeer to Beach Bunny to Skippy Peanut Butter spokeswoman -- we loved her.

Mouseketeer Annette Funicello Dies From MS Complications

Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living

Annette Funicello, beloved for her role on "The Mickey Mouse Club" more than half a century ago, has died at age 70 after experiencing complications f...

PHOTO: Annette Funicello's Poolside Look

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 04.08.2013 | Style

We were saddened to hear that Annette Funicello died today at age 70, so we decided to dig up this early photo of the former Mouseketeer that has us m...

Former 'Mickey Mouse Club' Star Dies At 70

Posted 04.08.2013 | Celebrity

Former child star Annette Funicello has died at the age of 70, reports "Extra." The actress, who is best remembered for her time as a Mouseketeer ...

'I Love Lucy' & 'Bewitched' Director Dies

AP | Posted 09.16.2012 | TV

PALM DESERT, Calif. -- The director and producer behind the television classics "I Love Lucy" and "Bewitched" has died. Bill Asher was 90. His wife, ...

The Huffington Post Interviews Jennifer Armstrong, Author of "Why? Because We Still Like You"

Teddy Wayne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Teddy Wayne

Disney's television show "The Mickey Mouse Club," which began in 1955 and ended in 1996, remains one of the most iconic children's programs in TV hist...

Survivor: Heroes vs Villains: Robbed!

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Rob described Tyson the Mormon Moron as having been "as dumb as a bag of rocks," although I think this was unnecessarily insulting to bags of rocks.

Despite the Olympics, August Things I Can Do Without

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

August is more melancholy than October: farm stands with fragrant peaches and fresh corn, concerts under the stars, top-down drives, warm bay breezes, and twilight walks for Italian ices are all fading.