Tag Archives: Bette Midler

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

BetteBack October 21, 1975: Bette Midler Makes Multi-Million Dollar Deal With ABC

Wichita Falls Times
October 21, 1975

Bette Midler is rich; just made a 3 million dollar deal with ABC for five specials in three years.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Video: Bruce Forsyth’s Big Night – Includes Bette Midler Segment – 1978

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This video, Bruce Forsyth’s Big Night is something like a telethon with many guests. There is a full Bette Midler segment with a hilarious interview and two songs, Hello In There and Leader Of The Pack. This is an English show, Bette Midler was there starting her World Tour.

Bette Midler was performing at the London Palladium in 1978 in her Trash With Flash tour, and I went to see her the week before she was due on my TV show Bruce Forsyth’s Big Night. All the way through her act she kept falling on the floor and talking to the audience from where she was lying. It was very funny indeed. And boy could she sing. ...  Read More

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

BetteBack Sep 4, 1975: Paul Simon Disses Miss M Over Recording

Newark Advocate Sep 4, 1975 c80379c0f9d03710d2dd1c43b1c0c624 Paul Simon‘s new single, “Gone At Last” features Phoebe Snow singing the high parts that Bette Midler was supposed to have sung. As we’ve heard it, the Divine Miss M and the Rhymin’ Simon had a difference of opinion.
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BetteBack August 19, 1975: Bette Midler Says Lawrence Welk Dissed Her

Wichita Falls Times
August 19, 1975


Bette Midler said in Playgirl magazine that Lawrence Welk was once supposed to dance with her on the Mike Douglas show, but he wouldn’t – he thought I was a dirty little girl” . . . Pearl Bailey’s daughter, Dee, 16, is traveling with Pearl’s “Hello, Dolly!” company, so Bill Daniel’s daughter Dominique, 16, came along to keep her company.

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Video: Bette Midler – What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

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Monday, December 31, 2018

25 Old-Fashioned Names For Girls

25 Old-Fashioned Names For Girls That Are Just So Beautiful
by Naomi Abrams
Dec 28, 2018

Baby Divine

25 Old-Fashioned Names For Girls That Are Just So Beautiful

Choosing the perfect baby name is one of the hardest parts of welcoming a new bundle of joy. These days, parents are really feeling the pressure to choose a name that is unique and distinctive, but still adorable and easy on the eyes (and ears).

Many mamas are looking to hip vintage names that are making a comeback when picking what their little baby girl will be called.

There are TONS of amazing choices in old-fashioned names, if that is Mom’s style. She doesn’t have to go with the top of the charts classics when making her choice, either. There’s a whole bunch of untapped treasures out there for little princesses and princes, alike. ...  Read More

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Video: Oh Hanukah Oh Hanukah – Twas The Night – Bette Midler – 2001

Never underestimate the power of simplicity, charm, and children. All three can go a long way, especially during the frenetic holiday season. Such an idea must have crossed the collective mind of HBO’s creative crew when it began planning its original special, ‘Twas the Night: A Holiday Celebration. In a mere 28 minutes, this warm-hearted trifle refreshes our holiday spirit and crystallizes the meaning of the season by focusing on such diverse topics as peace, goodwill, Santa, and snow. It’s all done with grace and style by pairing classic and contemporary holiday songs with different animated styles to form a series of festive vignettes, all of which are framed by delightful off-the-cuff comments from children of various races and social backgrounds. We see, through their wide eyes, a yuletide season of humor, wonder, hope, and even sorrow ideas that beautifully compliment the animated artistry. ...  Read More

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The Divine Miss M has a suggestion for us…

The Democratic Underground
The Divine Miss M has a suggestion for us
December 20, 2018

Bette Midler call Donald Trump

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Trump’s 2020 campaign has set up a hotline, asking people to call in and thank Trump for being the greatest president in history. The number is 1-800-684-3043, if you want to call and tell him EXACTLY how grateful you are!

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Video – 2006 – Bette Midler – From A Distance – Christmas Version

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Bette Midler – Rose’s Turn – Gypsy – 1993 – Video

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