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1960s

Tonight Show Guest Hosts: Keeping Johnny Carson's Seat ...

January 5, 2019

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson - Season 12 Pictured: (l-r) Ohio State football coach Woody Hayes, guest host Jerry Lewis on December 27, 1973. Source: ...

'Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid:' Why That Ending?

January 3, 2019

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid's ending, a freeze-frame of our outlaw heroes right before they charge half of the Bolivian army, is sudden and might even make th...

Groovy Trivia From 1960

December 29, 2018

Cafe Jukebox TVA couple dancing by a jukebox in a coffee bar. Groovy! Source: (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images) Jukeboxes, as well as many other period-specific concepts, weren’t exclu...

Lisa Loring… The ORIGINAL Wednesday Addams

November 24, 2018

LISA LORING THE ADDAMS FAMILY - 'Lurch Learns to Dance' - December 11, 1964. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) The Addams Family is a TV series that origina...

Cheers to Stan Lee – Father of the Marvel SUPERHERO!

November 16, 2018

FEBRUARY 17: Marvel Comics Publisher, Stan Lee, poses with a book of 'Spider Man' comics which he created along with comics on the 'Hulk' and others. (Photo by Gera...

If You Were Born in the GROOVY era then you will rememb...

November 1, 2018

Diverse First Grade Classroom ST. LOUIS-03/17/67- A junior United Nations is present in the classes of Frazier School, Brentwood, Mo. where seventeen countries ...

Dynamic Duos of Television and Movies

October 28, 2018

Popular pairs (or duos) were very entertaining in movies and television shows that we loved to watch back in the 1960s and 1970s. Some of these we still watch today as reruns fro...

Advertising Catchphrases from the Groovy Era

October 27, 2018

Bounty paper towels were and are the “quicker picker-upper.”Since companies have been manufacturing and selling products to consumers, the race has been on to be the bigges...

Remember New Math?

October 26, 2018

High School students in the 1970s working on an algebra problem. (Photo by Boris Spremo/Toronto Star via Getty Images) When the Russians launched Sputnik into orbit in the closing years of the 1950s,...

Common Practices From the Groovy Era That Would NEVER “...

October 22, 2018

According to American society’s standards of today, if you were born during or before the groovy era, you just might be lucky to be alive! The rite of pass...

Civil Rights Sit-Ins

October 10, 2018

If you remember anything about the groovy era, you must surely remember the civil rights movement. The civil rights movement began with racial equality in mind and eventually culminated into an “...

Hollywood Bad Boys of the 1960s

October 4, 2018

Robert Mitchum on New York bridge in a scene from the film 'Two For The Seesaw', 1962. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images) Many of Hollywood’s leading men of the 1960s earned reputati...

“Where The Boys Are”: The Novel, The Movie, and the Son...

October 2, 2018

Prior to 1960, few college students used their week off from school in the springtime, typically around Easter, to travel to warm, sunny beaches to party....

Memorable Nuggets From 1961

September 29, 2018

Harpo Marx surprising someone on the comedy television show 'Candid Camera', May 1961. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images) Some of the highlights from 1961 brought us some hilarious t...

You Won’t Believe These College Dorm Rooms of the 1960s

September 25, 2018

Pupils from St Trinian's all-girl school go wild at a pajama party in their school dormitory on December 9, 1965. (Photo by Larry Harry/Express/Getty Images) Co...

Classic Television From the 1960s

September 23, 2018

It's difficult for today's generation to imagine television shows in the 1960s -- there was no TiVo or DVR (or even VCR). You watched the shows that the networks had available and you...

Mr. Whipple and Squeezable Toilet Paper

September 18, 2018

The Launch Of New Charmin Has Charmed Mr Whipple Out Of Retirement in 1985. (Photo By Bob Riha Jr./Getty Images) Debuting in 1964 was a fictional spokesperson for Charmin toilet ...

Dom DeLuise – Entertainer, Extraordinaire!

September 14, 2018

Dom DeLuise in 'The Twelve Chairs' Dom DeLuise about to smash a chair in a scene from the film 'The Twelve Chairs', 1970. (Photo by Universal Marion Corporation/Getty Images)...

Paper Dresses: A Brief 1966 Fashion Fad

September 6, 2018

In 1966, the Scott Paper Company introduced the world to paper dresses, a type of disposable fad fashion that became a short-lived viral sensation. The Scott Paper Company was o...

“McHale’s Navy” …. They Don’t Make Them Like This Anymo...

September 5, 2018

Ernest Borgnine And Jean Willie In 'McHale's Navy 'Claudine Longet, Ernest Borgnine and Jean Willie all close for a photograph in a scene from the tel...

Genius Advertising Jingles and Slogans from the '60s

August 29, 2018

Growing up in the '60s and '70s was a groovy time in America, through the eyes and ears of children and young people, anyway. By this time nearly every home in the ...

Green Acres… WAS Definitely the Place to Be!

August 27, 2018

Green Acres was one of those wacky television sitcoms that surfaced in the '60s. It was a show that chronicled the day to day lives of a wealthy New York City Lawyer, Oli...

The Rolling Stones In The Groovy Era

August 24, 2018

The Rolling Stones English rock group The Rolling Stones, London, 1963. Left to right: Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts, Brian Jones, Keith Richards and Bill Wyman. (Photo by Terry O'Neill...

Randolph Mantooth as Johnny Gage in, EMERGENCY!

August 17, 2018

The Hollywood Show LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 08: Actor Randolph Mantooth poses with his vehicle from 'Emergency' at The Hollywood Show held at Westin LAX Hotel on July 8, 201...

Check out these Photos of Janice Dickinson Then and Now

August 10, 2018

Vogue 1976 UNSPECIFIED - DECEMBER 1: Model, Janice Dickinson, reclining in a hammock, wearing a one-piece strapless bathing suit cut high on the leg, carved out on...

Jack Klugman – An Acting Great!

August 8, 2018

Throughout his successful career, American actor, Jack Klugman, has worked on Broadway, in films, television and even commercial ads. He has been celebrated many times over by his fan...

12 Best Dance Crazes from the 60s

August 7, 2018

Chubby Checker poses for a studio portrait in 1960 in the United States. (Photo by Gilles Petard/Redferns) So many great songs of the 1960s inspired their own dances. Teeny-boppers wer...

Jim Croce – What Could Have Been?

July 27, 2018

Photo of Jim CROCE UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of Jim CROCE; performing live onstage (Photo by Charlie Gillett/Redferns) Jim Croce was a young musician trying to make his way bac...

Adam-12 – An Original Crime Fighting Series

July 18, 2018

'Clear with a Civilian' Episode 14 -- Aired 01/10/1973 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kent McCord as Officer Jim Reed, Martin Milner as Officer Peter J. Malloy. ( Photo by: Bob Nese/NBC...

Random Pictures from the 60s

July 16, 2018

The '60s was a time of many historic events in the United States. Many of these changes were of a social and political nature. Most of these changes reshaped the way we lived our lives.Asi...

Joan Baez… Her Inspiration and Passion

July 13, 2018

JANUARY 01: Photo of Joan BAEZ (Photo by Gai Terrell/Redferns) The legendary Joan Baez was definitely a trailblazer of the, now historical, groovy era!Baez has always been consi...

The Strange and Unusual Story Behind CCR’s Bad Moon Ris...

July 6, 2018

CIRCA 1970: Photo of Creedence Clearwater Revival (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR), as you probably know is a...

Trippy Photos From The 60s Of Psychedelic Everything

July 4, 2018

The groovy era was a time of cultural change, to say the least. The counterculture generation was all about new ideas, tolerance and, yes… bucking the system! That ...

These cool photos give us a glimpse of life in the '60s

June 28, 2018

A colorful hippie couple dressed in tie-dye and floral prints grin for the camera, California, circa 1969. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images) The 1960s wa...

Groovy memes based on the iconic Spiderman of the '60s

June 25, 2018

Spiderman, Spiderman,Does whatever a spider can,Spins a web, any size,Catches thieves, just like flies,Look out, here comes the Spiderman!If you grew up in the '6...

Click to See Hot Photos of Joanna Lumley from the '60s

June 22, 2018

Joanna Lumley British actress and model/Joanna Lumley. (Photo by Terry O'Neill/Iconic Images/Getty Images) Joanna Lamond Lumley is a famous, British, hot, blond ac...

Punch Buggy… No Punch Backs!

June 18, 2018

Beetle Sedan circa 1961: Promotional studio image of a 1962 Volkswagen Beetle Sedan. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) The Volkswagen (VW) Beetle has been quite a presence in the Uni...

Sexy Stewardesses in the 1960s and 1970s: Making the Sk...

June 12, 2018

circa 1968: Stewardesses on Southwest Airlines in Texas stand in front of planes belonging to the airline. (Photo by Alan Band/Keystone/Getty Images) Air trave...

The Rise of Skateboard Culture in the '60s

June 1, 2018

Today, skateboarding is no longer a fringe sport, enjoyed by a subculture of the surfing crowd, with skateboarders congregating on sidewalks and parking lots to practice thei...

Behind the Scenes of “Bewitched”

May 31, 2018

Elizabeth Montgomery In 'Bewitched' Sandra Gould, Marion Lorne, Lillian Hokum, and Elizabeth Montgomery off camera from the television series 'Bewitched', 1966. (Photo by Screen Gems...

Famous Dogs of the 1960s and 1970s

May 23, 2018

During the 1960s and 1970s, numerous dogs proved that they are man’s best friend through their heroic deeds, by servicing as goodwill ambassadors, or by simply entertaining us. These...

San Francisco Psychedelic Rock

April 9, 2018

CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES - 2013/03/30: Haight-Ashbury is a district of San Francisco named for the intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets. It is also called The Haight. (Photo by John...