Find out the age of actors in a movie at the time it was shot

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How Old Were They Then? is one of those single-purpose websites for those moments when you're watching something on TV and really need to know how old the actor was during filming. Or when you just want to confirm that Alan Ruck really was 30 years old when he played Cameron in Ferris Buell...

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“AC/DC‘s new album, ‘Power Up’, has shot to Number One in the…

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“AC/DC‘s new album, ‘Power Up’, has shot to Number One in the biggest first-week tally of 2020 so far.The legendary Australian rockers’ 18th record has sold 62,000 copies, overtaking Kylie Minogue who racked up 55,000 chart sales of her new album ‘DISCO’ last week.”Read on.  Mother Earth is healing.

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The 12-foot-tall Chamberlin Rock — in the news these days as racist — is featured as a climbing destination at Mountain Project.

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It's one of the "the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area" — "UW Madison Campus Bouldering" (click to enlarge and clarify):
The route is marked:

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“Ralph Steadman: A Life in Ink”: retrospective covers career of legendary “gonzo” cartoonist

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Known for his distinctive ink-spatter style and contributions to "gonzo journalism," counterculture cartoonist Ralph Steadman's career is examined in a new 368-page hardcover book. Ralph Steadman: A Life in Ink ($60) is available now.
From his satirical political cartoons to his sweet and sincer...
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Flotsam and Jetsam

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Miscellaneous thoughts and observations.When it comes to politics I consider myself a true independent and centrist. I know many on the right are upset with Fox News but not me because I don't watch any cable news. I am, however, disappointed in the erosion of the quality of discussion from National...

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