The Graduate is an American comedy-drama, based on the 1963 novel, which tells the story of 21-year-old Benjmain Braddock (played by Dustin Hoffman), a recent college graduate with no aim in life, who is seduced by an older woman, Mrs. Robinson (Ann Banfroft), and then falls in love with her daughter.
The Monkees are a rock and pop band, active between 1965 and 1971, formed in Los Angeles for the television series of the same name, which aired from 1966 to 1968. The band was comprised of Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork, and Davy Jones. The show followed the adventures of four young men trying […]
Star Trek, now a major media franchise, began as a television series created by Gene Roddenberry, debuting in 1966 and airing for three seasons on NBC. If followed the adventures of Captain Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew aboard the starship USS Enterprise. The series included one of television’s first multi-cultural casts. Star Trek developed […]
Batman is a 1960’s live action TV series based on the DC comic book character. It starred Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin. Known for its campy style, upbeat theme music, and intentionally humorous, simplistic morality, the show aired 120 episodes on ABC from January 12, 1966 to March 14, 1968.
“I Dream of Jeannie” is a fantasy and comedy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as the genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, and eventually her husband. The show aired 139 episodes from September 11, 1965 to May 26, 1970 on NBC.
Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson: June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an actress and model who became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950’s and a major popular culture icon. Monroe overcame a difficult childhood to become a major movie star, with her films grossing more than $200 million […]
Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an artist, director, and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His work explores the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertising that flourished in the 1960’s, and span a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, […]
Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll” or simply “The King”.
The Mickey Mouse Club was a variety show that aired intermittently from 1955 to 1996. Created by Walt Disney and produced by Walt Disney Productions, the program was first televised from 1955 to 1959 by ABC, featuring a regular but ever-changing cast of mostly teen performers. Regular features included a newsreel, cartoon, serial, music, talent, and comedy segments. The main cast […]