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Who was your first crush?

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NanKate Tue 07-Aug-18 21:37:30

On Radio Southern Counties last night this was the question posed to the listeners, there were some very funny answers.

Was your first crush a film star and did you put their photo up on the wall ? I can’t remember his name but I had a cowboy from Laramie on my wall.

Was it the papergirl or boy or someone at school?

Marydoll Tue 07-Aug-18 21:42:09

Rowdy Yates in Rawhide forme.😍
Kate, I think I know which cowboy you this him?

Marydoll Tue 07-Aug-18 21:42:54


merlotgran Tue 07-Aug-18 21:44:22

Robert Horton who played Flint McCullough in Wagon Train.

Andyf Tue 07-Aug-18 21:51:01

Richard Chamberlain, when he was Dr Kildare and a boy a year older than me who lived a few houses away.

Marydoll Tue 07-Aug-18 21:55:27

Ooh, I liked them all.😁

Chewbacca Tue 07-Aug-18 22:01:21

Cookie from 77 Sunset Strip.

Barberdice Tue 07-Aug-18 22:03:07

The boy who just a few years ago became my partner! We'd both been widowed and fate and a helping hand brought us together.

Chewbacca Tue 07-Aug-18 22:04:54

Am I right in thinking that one of the girls magazines, possibly Jackie, used to have a pin up photo of an actor or pop star,that you could tear out for pinning up on your bedroom wall? I had a bedroom with hardly any wallpaper showing and I must have got the pin ups from somewhere?

paddyann Tue 07-Aug-18 22:07:40

My first crush was my first boyfriend ,we worked together after school and were an "item" for almost 2 years .Like all my other boyfriends (and there were a few) we've stayed friends for over 50 years .In fact I was standing in our office with my OH and some friends when it dawned on me that 5 of the men present were exes.
Some I still have the odd lunch with ,some who still call now and again.All are on our christmas card list .

Scribbles Tue 07-Aug-18 22:11:23

Yes, *Chewy", it was Jackie. I had a double page pull out of Brian Jones from the Stones on the wall beside my bed and blush wore a hole in it kissing it goodnight!
I was also crazy about one of the teachers at school and thought my heart might break when he got married.

DanniRae Tue 07-Aug-18 22:13:10

John Leyton - I even belonged to his fan club. But once I saw Paul McCartney all others were forgotten. I hated Jane Asher because she was his girlfriend (and I'm still not very fond of her now!) envy

MiniMoon Tue 07-Aug-18 22:25:33

Dr Simon Forrester in Emergency Ward 10. I watched it every week, and couldn't wait for the next episode. Then it was a boy in the year below me at secondary school, a farmer's son who travelled on the bus with my best friend.

Mamissimo Tue 07-Aug-18 22:28:10

Sacha Distel......I couldn’t work out why my classmates thought I was a bit odd 🙂

oldgoat Tue 07-Aug-18 22:29:30

My sister and I both used to lust after David Attenborough. Remember him in his khaki shorts in the Zoo Quest programmes?
Then I moved on to my biology teacher who was fresh out of university and only a few years older than I. Oh, the thrill when he helped me disect my dogfish!

lilypollen Tue 07-Aug-18 22:38:30

Ty Hardin - Bronco Lane, I think.

MaizieD Tue 07-Aug-18 23:00:46

Raymond. We were in the equivalent of Y1 at school and he sat next to me. He had dark brown hair and big brown eyes and a permanent dribble of snot. We were parted the next year when we were streamed; I went into A stream and he into B stream and we never met again...

gillybob Tue 07-Aug-18 23:07:22

Oh dear I haven’t heard of any of these people shock dare I say they must’ve been before my time?

My first ever crush was Donny Osmond. smile ♥️

Barberdice Tue 07-Aug-18 23:11:33

Talking of famous people, I always fancied David McCallum from Man from Uncle. Most people fancied the other one, Robert Vaughan.

Eglantine21 Tue 07-Aug-18 23:12:59

Michael Landon. Little Joe in Bonanza.

Wow Gilly, you’re YOUNG!

Allygran1 Tue 07-Aug-18 23:13:43

Gregory Peck without a doubt!

annodomini Tue 07-Aug-18 23:14:20

MiniMoon, thanks for reminding me about Simon Forester of Emergency Ward 10. I couldn't take my eyes off him. Then there was Dr Findlay whom I fancied hugely. My sister and I saw him (Bill Simpson) on a train once but couldn't pluck up the courage to speak to him - what a wasted opportunity!

Chewbacca Tue 07-Aug-18 23:14:34

and a permanent dribble of snot.

He sounds a real catch MaizieD! grin

FlexibleFriend Tue 07-Aug-18 23:22:19

Adam Faith

gillybob Tue 07-Aug-18 23:27:17

Now I’ve heard of him Flexiblefriend.