18 October 2021

Montgomery Clift

 Spectacled Birthday


Libby Holman and Monty--both fascinating people, and neither one could bit into the "boxes" often dictated by society. None of us will ever never know for sure...Sunset Blvd


16 October 2021

NICO

 Spectacled Birthday


A lot of people have said that the reason Andy chose Nico to join the Velvet Underground is that she reflected his ideal self.

 


15 October 2021

Tanya Roberts

 Spectacled Birthday


Grace Jones & Tanya Roberts on the set of "A View to a Kill"



1985 {July 13th} a video of Duran Duran's "A View To A Kill" was aired on the Dick Clark ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
At the time "A View To A Kill" was in it's first of two weeks at position #1 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart, and it spent seventeen weeks on the Top 100... "A View To A Kill" also reached #1 in Canada and Italy, in their native U.K. it peaked at #2 for 3 weeks, and it was "19" by Paul Hardcastle that kept it out of the top spot for those three weeks... Between 1982 and 2004 the British band had twenty one records on the Hot Top 100 chart, eleven made the Top 10 with two* reaching #1, besides the above "A View To A Kill", their other #1 record was "The Reflex", for two weeks on June 17th, 1984 and it stayed on the Top 100 for twenty one weeks...