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memories of the ’70s – Grease

A successful theatre musical went from stage to big screen in the late ’70s, creating a whole new audience obsessed with the songs and characters of Grease. Created by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey in 1971 in Chicago, the play … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Urban Cowboy

In 1980, the actor who had captured the hearts and eyes of viewers across North America and the world chose his third film to showcase the love for the country world with Urban Cowboy. Starring John Travolta, this film was … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Vinnie Barbarino

In the mid 1970s, a tv character became a household name: Vinnie Barbarino. Debuting in September 1975, Welcome Back Kotter was an ABC-TV sitcom about a highschool teacher, played by Gabe Kaplan, who dealt with a bunch of unruly unique … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Welcome Back Kotter

The highschool classroom was never made so cool by the underdog as it was with the Sweathogs and Mr. Kotter in Welcome Back Kotter. The idea of comedian Gabe Kaplan, this tv sitcom was launched on ABC TV in September … Continue reading

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