1960s Phrases

Some phrases from the 1960s that no one uses anymore….. A Gas: A Lot of Fun Ankle Biter: A Baby or Small Child Ape: Gone Wild Bad: Awesome Bag: To Steal Ball: To party. Later meaning Intercourse Beat Feat: Leave in a hurry Blast: A great time Blitzed: Drunk Bogart: To hog something Book: Leave… Read More

1969 Oscars 41st Academy Awards

1969 Oscars 41st Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 14, 1969 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Host: no one Eligibility Year: 1968 Oliver! had 11 nominations, winning 5 awards. Oliver! was the only G-rated film to win Best Picture. 1969 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: Oliver! – John Woolf, producer (WINNER) Funny… Read More

1969 Grammy Award Winners

1969 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: March 12, 1969 Televised “Best On Record” May 5, 1969 Held at: Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville & New York Opening/Closing: Rowan and Martin Eligibility Year: November 2, 1967 – November 1, 1968 1969 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: Mrs. Robinson – Simon and Garfunkel Album of the Year:… Read More

1967 Oscars 39th Academy Awards

1967 Oscars 39th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 10, 1967 Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California Host: Bob Hope Eligibility Year: 1966 The “Academy Award of Merit” is what the Oscar statue is officially called. 1967 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons – Fred Zinnemann (WINNER) Alfie… Read More

1967 Grammy Award Winners

1967 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: March 2, 1967 Televised “Best On Record” May 24, 1967 Held at: Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York Eligibility Year: November 2, 1965 – November 1, 1966 There was no “Best New Artist” award – sorry Neil Diamond, Monkees, Tommy James, Sergio Mendes, Mamas and the Papas, B.J.… Read More

1966 Fun Facts, Trivia and History

1966 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Quick Facts from 1966: World Changing Event: Mao Zedong launched the Cultural Revolution The Top Song was I’m A Believer by The Monkees The Movies to Watch include Alfie, The Sand Pebbles, The Professionals and Fantastic Voyage The Most Famous Person in America was probably Walt Disney Notable books include: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote… Read More

1966 Grammy Award Winners

1966 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: March 15, 1966 Televised “Best on Record” May 16, 1966 Held at: Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York Eligibility Year: December 1, 1964 – November 1, 1965 1966 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: A Taste of Honey – Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Album of the… Read More