On September 22 “Friends” made its television debut…

On September 22, 1994 “Friends” made its television debut 20 years ago.  The sitcom focused on a group of six friends living in Manhattan, often hanging out in a coffee shop called Central Perk. It starred David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc and Lisa Kudrow as Ross Gellar, Rachel Green, Monica Gellar, Chandler Bing, JoeyTribbiani, and Phoebe Buffay, respectively,…

On March 21, 2006 “The Real Housewives of Orange County” premiered on Bravo. The series, set in Orange County, California, is the first of “The Real Housewives” franchise (deemed the flagship show), with its ninth season premiering April of 2014. The series was inspired during the time the series’ “The O.C.” and “Desperate Housewives” were…

On March 4 the first issue of People magazine was released…

On March 4, 1974 the first issue of People magazine was released. The magazine, featuring celebrity and human-interest stories, has a readership of over 46 million adults. In addition, the magazine has revenue of over $1 billion. Aside from its weekly issues, the magazine is best known for its special issues: “Best & Worst Dressed,”…

On September 4 Joan Rivers passed away…

On September 4, 2014 legendary comedian Joan Rivers passed away at the age of 81, as a result of complications following from minor throat surgery. “ As she had done throughout the past week, daughter and frequent collaborator Melissa Rivers thanked fans for their well wishes and tireless support. “It is with great sadness that I…

Real-Time Pop: February 16, 2015 – Lesley Gore, singer of “It’s My Party” and “You Don’t Own Me,” passes away…

On February 16, 2015, Academy Award-nominated singer Lesley Gore passed away. The singer, whose hits include “It’s My Party” and “You Don’t Own Me,” passed away after a battle with cancer in New York City. Lesley Gore performing “It’s My Party” in 1965: Gore, who was discovered by Quincy Jones, was nominated for an Academy…