40 Groovy Photos That Take Us Back To The Best Years To Be Alive

By | September 8, 2022

In this exact moment in time, the world is blinded by fear, uncertainty, and loss. With an uncertain economy, fear of sickness and death looming, and worldwide restrictions, we are all faced with meeting our own personal challenges and fears. Bad things may be happening around us, so let's go to the past and to the happy times...let's relive some of those golden years and escape reality even if it's just for the length of this gallery.

We tend to look back on the past with rose tinted glasses.  The reason the future and the present moment can feel uncomfortable at times like these is due to uncertainty...we just don't know if that outcome is going to provide us what we need to feel safe, secure, and happy.  

The beautiful thing about revisiting history is it gives us the power of hindsight...we know what happens then, so it's safe and comfortable.  And the memories that those moments in history provide us actually can help us shift how we feel in the present moment, which is the only thing that can shift how our future unfolds.

So let's take a look back on the groovy past, forget the uncertainty of today, and find serenity in the fact that no matter what has happened in the past, that we have always survived, grown stronger, and wiser because of it.

Now it's time to float away into a groovy daydream.  From Lynda Carter just out of the pool to Brigitte Bardot caught in an unexpected position and even Madonna when she was still in high school… you’ll never want to stop looking at these pictures.

Keep in mind, we hand picked this collection to help distract you and bring you into a happy state of mind.  So some photos may not be appropriate for all audiences.  Try not to gasp as you take a closer look at these never before seen photos that are not suitable for all eyes...

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No one looks as hot on the track as Jungle Pam, the drag racing sweetheart of the 1970s. Funny Car fans flocked to races to watch her assist “Jungle Jim” Lieberman, one of the best drag racers in the sport. She was known for her tight outfits - usually short shorts or mini-skirts paired with go-go boots and a grin that revved engines.

When Pam was on the asphalt in the ‘70s drivers were able to market for themselves, and Pam’s presences was a work of genius by Jungle Jim, burning eyes to ever race he was on and raising the profile of the Funny Car.

She wasn’t just a pretty face, Pam had the showmanship to pull off her gimmick, and with every crouch and flash of her smile she kept audiences in their seats and fled to the action.

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For 19 seasons the Battle of the Network Stars ran from 1976 to 1988 on ABC and pit actors from the big three networks against one another in Olympic and summer camp style games including volleyball, tug-of-war, and a variety of relay races.

In 1976 Carter competed alongside Farrah Fawcett, Penny Marshall, and Ron Howard in the inaugural episode of the games and her team won, buoyed by her absolutely killing it in a swimming relay race. Imagine being on that team.

Carter has always looked good but it’s absolutely bonkers that she looks so good in an ABC ordained bathing suit.