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It's 65 Candles for the Megastar and Me!

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 02.17.2013 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

A 65th birthday can prove a mixed blessing. You get to officially kick off your golden years, apply for early Social Security and spend more time with the grandchildren, yet the sheer magnitude of the number will give even the most determined of revelers pause.

Where Are You Pinky Lee?

Pat Gallagher | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

There are certain things I miss when I reminisce about my childhood, including watching one of my favorite television shows of all time: The Pinky Lee Show.

Whatever Happened to the Good Ol' Days of Television?

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.10.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I'll never forget sitting in front of the TV watching the test pattern in anticipation of the greatest children's program of all time to appear on that sweet small screen, hearing Buffalo Bob Smith say: "Hey, kids, what time is it?"

Big Bird and the 'hood @ 40

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
EllynAnne Geisel

Pregnant and desperate for the Boob Tube to babysit our toddler while I rested, I actually cried when the local programming announced the 10 a.m. Sesame Street would repeat in the afternoon.