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Bye bye Farrah

  1. Jun 25, 2009 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/20090625_Farrah_Fawcett_dies_at_62.html [Broken]

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRtNeSOGkvI

    I can remember when her most famous poster was seen EVERYWHERE! For a decade she was America's hearthrob.
     
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  3. Jun 25, 2009 #2

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    I saw a recent documentary about her battle with cancer. It showed an amazing amount of strength and courage right to the end that she had them filming her at her worst moments to help raise more awareness about cancer, and that she seemed to be remaining very positive in her attitude in spite of knowing she was dying.
     
  4. Jun 25, 2009 #3

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    That documentary was playing in the background as I was doing chores, so I only caught a bit of it. But I was impressed by her wit and optimism.
     
  5. Jun 25, 2009 #4

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    Farewell... you were my favorite Angel.

    http://www.gizmotastic.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/farrah-fawcett.jpg
     
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  6. Jun 25, 2009 #5

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    Yes, I have seen a bit of this and was impressed as well. It seems that beneath all of that beauty, she was a real beauty.
     
  7. Jun 25, 2009 #6

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    I'm clearly showing my age, but I've never heard of her... !
     
  8. Jun 25, 2009 #7

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    You're not showing your age; you're showing your planet.
     
  9. Jun 25, 2009 #8

    Moonbear

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    :biggrin: Thank goodness, because I was worrying he was showing MY age!
     
  10. Jun 25, 2009 #9

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    Fawcett starred with Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith in Charlie's Angles, which aired from 1976 to 1981. Fawcett was in the first season 1976-77, then skipped a year and reappeared during 1978-80. Prior to Charlie's Angels she starred in commercials during the late 60's through early 1970's.

    She was married to Lee Majors, star of TV's The Six Million Dollar Man, from 1973–1982, although the couple separated in 1979. At the time she was known as Farrah Fawcett-Majors.

    Apparently millions of girls imitated her hair style.
     
  11. Jun 25, 2009 #10

    Ivan Seeking

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    Including most of the ones that I knew.
     
  12. Jun 25, 2009 #11

    Ivan Seeking

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    I don't know that she was ever big overseas.
     
  13. Jun 25, 2009 #12

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    Overseas. Yeah. Isn't that what I said? :biggrin:
     
  14. Jun 25, 2009 #13

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    I had a Farrah doll. It was basically a Barbie doll with Farrah's head. I wish I still had it...it'd probably be worth a lot of money today.

    Though, Kate Jackson was always my favorite angel.
     
  15. Jun 25, 2009 #14

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    Mine too! :tongue2: :biggrin: I liked serious, intelligent woman with dark hair.
     
  16. Jun 25, 2009 #15

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    Oh right, of course I've heard of the original Charlie's Angels, though I don't recognise them by name (or even face!). Still, seems like all the things she was renowned for were done way before I was born :wink:
     
  17. Jun 25, 2009 #16

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    Mine too.

    I liked her so much, I paid full price to see her in 'Making Love'.

    (Note: she was not one of the ones making love, or having love made to her)
     
  18. Jun 25, 2009 #17

    Ivan Seeking

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    I decided to keep all three of them.
     
  19. Jun 25, 2009 #18

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    I always thought that she was the "pretty" one.
     
  20. Jun 25, 2009 #19
    Mine too, and me too. :smile:

    Farrah's hair. Oh the hours of lost sleep she cost me every morning when I woke really early to try and imitate her hairstyle every day before school.

    She's truly a part of a large collective memory.
     
  21. Jul 1, 2009 #20
    On the up side she certainly raised awareness of the fact that refusing medical treatment kills people.
     
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