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Daphne Dutton

Diane McBain (born 1940): from Surfside 6 (TV 1960-62) 44 episodes as Daphne Dutton, to I Sailed to Tahiti with an All Girl Crew (1968).   Save

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The Mini-Skirt Mob 1968

The Mini-Skirt Mob (released 3 May 1968 American International Pictures); director: Maury Dexter, writer: James Gordon White; girls: Diane McBain, Sherry Jackson, Patty McCormack, Barbro Hedström, Jackie Rohr; boys: Jeremy Slate, Ross Hagen, Harry Dean Stanton, Ronnie Rondell Jr.

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Miss America 1959

Mary Ann Mobley, who stepped into the spotlight as the first Miss Mississippi to become Miss America and later hit the silver screen opposite Elvis Presley, has died. She was 77. LA Times Obituary, LA Times December 2014.

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The Swedes

I’ll Take Sweden (1965): starring Frankie Avalon (born 1939), Tuesday Weld (born 1943), Jeremy Slate (1926-2006), Rosemarie Frankland (1943-2000), Bob Hope (1903-2003) and Dina Merrill (born 1923).

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Little Black Bikini

Jocelyn Lane: Tickle Me (1965), Hell’s Belles (AIP 1969), A Bullet for Pretty Boy (AIP 1970)

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A Pretty Ticklish Belle

Jocelyn Lane: Tickle Me (1965), Hell’s Belles (AIP 1969), A Bullet for Pretty Boy (AIP 1970)  

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Sally discovers a touch of fall in “First Frost”

Sally Field: born Sally Margaret Field, 6 November 1946, Pasadena California. First screen appearance: Moon Pilot (1962) beatnik girl – uncredited; first credit: Gidget (TV 1965-66) Gidget – 32 episodes; The Flying Nun (1967-70) Sister Bertrille – 82 episodes; most … Continue reading

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From Gidget Lawrence to Cat Ballou

Michael Callan (born 1035). “The heroine—the Cat Ballou—of Jane Fonda is a big-eyed, big-hearted grown-up child. The lads who would like to assist her—Michael Callan (Gidget Goes Hawaiian), Dwayne Hickman (Ski Party, How To Stuff A Wild Bikini), and Tom … Continue reading

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Dee Dee before the Beach Party

Annette Funicello | People |  July 27, 1992. With her thick eyebrows, towering bouffant and rounded 5’2″ frame, Funicello stood apart from the blue-eyed blondes on the beach. Yet as a preteen Mouseketeer in the mid-’50s and, later, as the … Continue reading

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America watched her grow up

Noreen Corcoran

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