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Remembering Annette Funicello, beach babe, Mouseketeer

Annette Funicello, a Disney Mouseketeer was the original beach babe in the innocent days of beach party movies. Plenty of people remembered her Monday after hearing word of her passing at age 70, following a long battle with MS.


  1. For plenty of adolescents, she was their "first crush"
  2. Annette Funicello Interviewed On Television Program
  3. Long before Bay Watch, these  beach party movies showed lots of skin and  came packaged with catchy tunes.
  4. Annette Funicello - Muscle Beach Party [Full Album] 1964
  5. Annette Funicello - Pajama Party [Full Album] 1964
  6. This turned Funicello into an icon of sorts for  a generation.
  7. Of course, it all started with the iconic Mickey Mouse Club, where Funicello was one of the most famous Mouseketeers.
  8. Mickey Mouse Club with Annette Funicello - Davy Crockett
  9. And, until the end, she inspired those who like herself, suffered from MS.

  10. Here's a collection of photos and videos to remember Annette Funicello and those years of wholesome fun.