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70s Kids

Groovy Prom Songs From The ‘60s And ‘70s

December 7, 2018

High school proms are and have been an exciting American tradition for many high school students. Typically, proms are exclusively for upper class-men and have historicall...

Remember Romper Room?

November 6, 2018

Hostess Susan Gifford of the TV show 'Romper Room' instructing the children. (Photo by Carl Iwasaki/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images) If you are a child of the sixties or seventies, you pr...

Remember New Math? The "New Math" Phenomenon Explained!

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 or...

Muppets Puppeteer Retires After Fifty Years of Playing ...

October 19, 2018

You may not know his name or recognize his face, but you are probably familiar with the role he has played for the last fifty years. We are talking about Car...

The 1970s were for Candy-Lovers: Ten Sweet Candies Intr...

October 9, 2018

June 10, 2004 in Fairfield, California. The late former U.S. President Ronald Reagan was known for his fondness for jelly beans during his political career and ...

The Posters We Put On Our Bedroom Walls In The '60s And...

June 19, 2018

Nearly every teen bedroom in the 1960s and 1970s had posters covering all the walls. Teens created shrines to their favorite hot celebrity, favorite band, an...

We All Wish Our Parents Bought Us These Valuable Vintag...

April 6, 2018

For years and years kids have loved their toys. Very early children’s toys were made of metal or wood and were heavy and clunky. Many toys were homemade in...

SPIN THE BOTTLE, TRUTH OR DARE

December 15, 2017

A couple of teens kissing during a game of spin the bottle at a party. (Photo by John Phillips/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) When I was in Junior High School, what is now kno...

The Now 'Retro' Games Kids Used To Play In The 60's & 7...

October 11, 2017

Once upon a time kids used to play outside, they went out in the morning and came in when the street lights or porch light came on. Before computers, X-Boxes...

Saturday Morning TV Shows Back In The '70s

October 6, 2017

Back when kids ate Count Chocula or Boo Berry cereal for breakfast, Saturday mornings were a big deal when it came to TV! There were shows and cartoons that featured the Har...