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Ireland (The Quiet Man)




  • John Wayne had a massive impact on pop culture. For example, one of Lady Gaga‘s songs is called “John Wayne.” Gaga revealed the song reflects her relationship with her father and other men.

    Gaga became known for dance-pop hits like “Poker Face” and “Born This Way.” In 2016, she released an album called Joanne which contained more of a country music influence than her previous albums. During a 2016 interview with Apple Music, Gaga said she didn’t want to overly concern herself with… [Read More]
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    December 2021

    12/3, 8PM: Rio Lobo

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  • dukefan1 -

    Replied to the thread Glasses.

    Can you elaborate on why your father thought Duke had contacts in? I am curious now. lol Mark
  • MichaelHarrison -

    Replied to the thread Glasses.

    Quote from dukefan1: “Good question. I have read a lot of books about Duke, and I don't ever recall any of them covering his wearing of glasses. Maybe someone else may know. Mark ” My father thought he was wearing contact lenses in "In Harm's Way".…
  • dukefan1 -

    Replied to the thread Glasses.

    Good question. I have read a lot of books about Duke, and I don't ever recall any of them covering his wearing of glasses. Maybe someone else may know. Mark
  • MichaelHarrison -

    Posted the thread Glasses.

    Does anyone know when John Wayne began wearing glasses? I have only seen photographs of him wearing glasses after his retirement from acting.
  • chester7777 -

    Replied to the thread Ireland (The Quiet Man).

    Those are wonderful pictures! I feel like we're right there with you - thanks for sharing!

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