For guys who grew up watching 'The Mickey Mouse Club,' Annette Funicello was probably their first girl crush while for the girls Frankie Avalon embodied the perfect helmet-headed hunk of pre-Beatles pop culture.

The duo's 1963 'Beach Party' was the first of five 'Beach' movies produced by American International, and it established Funicello and Avalon as the king and queen of adorably dumb teenage flicks. Icons, even!
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