Stunning Photos From The Past Sure To Cause Nostalgia

February 4, 2024

The first actress to portray Marilyn Munster in 1964 was Beverely Owens, who left The Munsters in the middle of the first season.

Magic nannies, caped crusaders, friendly aliens...the groovy era was filled with outlandishly awesome plots. This was a time when walking into a studio executive meeting and pitching a show about a man driving cross-country with his monkey was given the green light immediately. The images collected here are full of optimistic, fantastical, and magic times from pop culture history. These happy days are yours and mine to look back at fondly anytime. 

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Pictured here is Beverly Owens, the first actress to play the odd Munster out, Marilyn Munster. Bright, beautiful, cheery, she just didn’t fit the gothic mold of the rest of the clan on Mockingbird Lane. Owens ended up leaving the show mid-season, actress Pat Priest assumed the role. Herman Munster would often crack jokes alluding to Marilyn’s "plain" looks coming from Lily's side of the family.

The recent rumors circulating about a reboot of “The Munsters” has been confirmed. While they are drawing inspiration from the 1960s classic, the new series will be embracing the modern age, with the Munsters struggling to fit in with the hipster Brooklyn scene. 

Blue-eyed beauty Crystal Gayle is best known for her 1977 country-pop hit, Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue.

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Born Brenda Gail Webb, Crystal Gayle grew up to to be a singer with twenty #1 country hits (18 on Billboard and 2 on Cashbox) and six of her albums certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America, she was a force to be reckoned with during the 1970s and 1980s. Gayle was also the first female country music artist to reach platinum sales.

It appears immense talent runs in her family, as she is the younger sister of the legendary country singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn and the singer Peggy Sue. They are also distant cousins of singer Patty Loveless.