The Night Grace Kelly Surprised JFK in His Room

John F. Kennedy, confined to bed after painful back surgery in the mid-1950s, had a surprise visitor one night. A young woman stumbled into his hospital room and introduced herself as the new night nurse. He didn’t believe her for a second. Although they’d never met, he instantly recognized Grace Kelly – not yet a princess, but already a movie star – who’d been put up to the prank by JFK’s wife, Jackie, and her sister, Lee. >> Get travel …

Eydie Gormé: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Pop Diva

Eydie Gormé was the sort of entertainer that you could imagine a young Don Draper taking his first wife Betty to see in some swank late-1950s nightclub – or better yet, curling up with her on the couch to watch on the Philco TV as Gormé  appeared with husband-to-be Steve Lawrence on The Tonight Show, where the musical couple were regulars during the Steve Allen era. Gormé, who died on Aug. 10 at age 84 in Las Vegas, was a superstar of the …