- For plenty of adolescents, she was their "first crush"
- Long before Bay Watch, these beach party movies showed lots of skin and came packaged with catchy tunes.
- This turned Funicello into an icon of sorts for a generation.
- — Dannelle F. Walker (@dannellefwalker)Mon, Apr 08 2013 10:51:40Two iconic women died today... iconic for different reasons, obviously... Margaret Thatcher and Annette Funicello. RIL
- — Stun Gun (@stunnybunny)Mon, Apr 08 2013 10:51:40Annette Funicello, Cuba, Mickey Mouse Club, Margaret Thatcher trending all in one day makes me feel like my dad hacked Twitter...
- Of course, it all started with the iconic Mickey Mouse Club, where Funicello was one of the most famous Mouseketeers.
- And, until the end, she inspired those who like herself, suffered from MS.
- — Joan V. Gallos (@JoanGallos)Mon, Apr 08 2013 11:51:48Annette Funicello, my favorite Mouseketeer, dies of complications of MS. Thanks for a model of wholesome joy. http://nyti.ms/12zXsfC
- Here's a collection of photos and videos to remember Annette Funicello and those years of wholesome fun.