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The Osmonds: an enjoyable chronicle of the ultimate showbiz family

  • At the peak of their popularity in 1973, the Osmonds – brothers Alan, Merrill, Jay, Wayne and Donny – made 100 million dollars in that year alone and teenage girls packaged themselves into crates, mailing themselves to hotels where the group was staying. Elvis Presley attempted to get them to “man up” by sending them his karate instructor and replicas of his trademark white jumpsuit when they were teenagers. “Osmondmania” largely bypassed west Africa, but its effect was so all-encompassing that
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