70s

5 Child Stars That Made Big Bank In The 70s

Now-a-days, it is almost commonplace to hear about how kids on television and in movies are raking in the big bucks, sometimes unbelievably so. But this isn't anything new, as highly watched shows have always made sure to pay their actors (no matter their age) enough for more than a few candy bars.Here's a look at the fabulously wealthy child stars from your favorite hit TV shows!Jodie FosterOSM Weasel!The beloved child star who rose to fame by acting in a variety of TV series' and Disney films was already critically acclaimed before reaching true stardom. After her

Pop Culture

9 Actors Who Appeared On 'The Dating Game' Before They Were Famous

The Dating Game was one of the best TV shows to watch when you were younger. For some reason, watching people awkwardly try to impress others was super enjoyable for us. As it turns out, a lot of our favorite actors made their one of their first appearances on the iconic game show! ABCA lot of actors who would go on to star in some of our favorite movies and television shows were guests on the show either early in their careers, or long before they got their big break. Getting your start in Hollywood is a tricky thing, so

Life

The Real History Of Monopoly Is A Lot More Controversial Than You'd Expect

Playing Monopoly with your family and friends was a pretty common thing when you were a kid. A lot of us still try to play it when we hang out in groups, but we all know the game usually ends up with someone frustrated. William WarbyHowever, it turns out, the game we all know and love has a controversial past that they don't want you to know about. Carbon CostumeThe story that the Parker Brothers have been shipping along with their board game is always the same: Charles Darrow invented the game while he was unemployed during the Depression. By

TV

11 Shows We Made Sure To Plan Our Days Around

Watching TV was the best way to temporarily escape our lives when we were young. There were so many shows to choose from, and each of them took us on crazy adventures full of awesome characters that we loved to watch. The trick was that we always had to make sure we tuned in each week because it wasn't like we could watch it online later! The best shows are still well-loved to this day. Which of these was your favorite when you were growing up? The Twilight ZoneCBSNo show freaked us out more than The Twilight Zone when we

Retro

6 Bugs Bunny Moments That Prove He's The Best Character Of All Time

Bugs Bunny is one of those characters that will forever be a part of our lives. No matter what decade you grew up in, Bugs Bunny was there. He is the constant through all the fads and changes, sitting there confidently with his carrot asking "What's up, Doc?" Warner Bros. His most classic bits that he did are completely timeless, and no matter when you watch them they are just as enjoyable. These 6 are probably some of the most memorable cartoons you ever watched as a kid! Long-Haired HareWarner Bros. After getting into an argument with an opera singer

Toys

We're Officially Old Enough That All Our Childhood Toys Are Headed To A Museum

Have you ever looked back over your childhood toys and been completely confused why everyone keeps calling them "Vintage"? Well, I guess we all are suddenly a lot older then we thought, because all our old toys are now going into a museum. TripAdvisorThere is a museum in Rochester, New York that is called The Strong Museum. It is also known at the "National Museum of Play" and is probably every kids' dream to go there. Trip AdvisorInside this epic and sprawling museum, you can find over 10,000 board games, hundreds of arcade games, thousands of dolls and action

Retro

6 Trixie Belden Books That Made Us All Want To Be Detectives

Some books are capable of remaining popular no matter when they were published. The Sweet Valley High books are pretty wonderful no matter when you read them, V.C. Andrews' terrifying stories will always freak you out, and then there are of course the Trixie Belden books. EbayThe Trixie Belden books are iconic. Basically everyone in our generation has read them, our parents' generation, and even some of our grandparents enjoyed them when they were young as well! The books have been around forever, but the stories never go out of style. EbayTrixie Belden was someone a lot of us

Movies

You Can Live In The Beverly Hillbillies Mansion But You'll Need To Strike Oil First

The Beverly Hillbillies was one of the most successful and popular shows of their time. It was on the air between 1962-1971, but in syndication it made its way into all of our childhoods. CBSThe Clampetts were a unique family who were faced with an interesting situation. After striking oil in the swamp where they lived, the family was suddenly rich beyond their wildest dreams and so off they went to Beverly Hills. CBSThey moved into an impressive and enormous mansion that many of us remember seeing and dreaming we could one day own something similar. Turns out, that house

Toys

15 Retro Toys You Absolutely Wouldn't Want To Cuddle With

There have been so many types of toys over the years, whether they were Barbies, action figures or even toys that probably weren't appropriate for kids... The thing is, a lot of these toys were super strange looking. I don't know why, but it's just a fact. It really makes you consider how much times have changed! Seriously, take a look at these! This monkey looks like it knows all your secretsEbayThis bunny looks like it has pink eyeEbayAre those suppsed to be eyelashes, whiskers or just really weird hair? EbayNice doggy....EbayWhy do all these toys always have rubber

Retro

Winnie-the-Pooh Has Evolved A Lot Over The Years, And The Newest Look Goes Back To The Beginning

Winnie-the-Pooh is one of the best and more popular characters from our childhoods. Kids probably recognize him as easily as they recognize Mickey Mouse. And just like Mickey Mouse, he has gone through a couple makeovers through the years. Prickett & EllisLet's take a look at the many looks of that "willy, nilly, silly, old bear" that we all love so much. DisneyHow it started: Winnie-the-Pooh was based on an actual bear. She was a black bear named Winnipeg that was brought to Britain during the First World War by Canadian lieutenant, Harry Colleburn. Coleburn had to give the bear