1960s

Browse the ’60s below, or pick a year: 1960196119621963196419651966196719681969

Fancy fruit and veg Do-it-yourself garnishes (1965)

Fancy fruit & veg! Do-it-yourself garnishes (1965)

Garnishes can also be an integral part of a dish. What could be prettier than a carrot larkspur, a turnip narcissus, or a cucumber lily? Or a rose, that by any other name, is a radish, lemon, lime, or tomato?
The Monkees - Davy Jones, Peter Tork, Mike Nesmith, Micky Dolenz

The Monkees make us Daydream Believers (1960s)

We knew, even in the beginning, that the Monkees' song 'Last Train to Clarksville' was a good record, and that this new musical group was going to go places whether we liked it or not.
Gold Bell stamps home gift catalog from 1963

Everything for the home in the 1963 Gold Bell gift stamp catalog

This catalog of household goods was published to help people 'spend' the gift stamps they had earned at the grocery store -- much like the better-known Green Stamps. Introduced in the mid-'50s by Detroit's Big Bear supermarkets, Gold Bell stamps were mainly distributed in Michigan and the Midwest.
Vintage 1968 Cadillac ads

Vintage 1968 Cadillac ads

Owners of 1968 Cadillacs are so enthusiastic about the alert response and smooth, quiet operation of the new 472 V-8 engine that they often fail to mention the other outstanding features...
Mister Rogers - Fred Rogers - 1971

Who is Mister Rogers? (1968)

Parents across the country are asking, 'Who is this Fred Rogers that the children call their friend? What is he really like?' Meet Mister Rogers here!

Marvel and DC super heroes: Ka-pow! Look at ’em now (1966)

No longer do superheroes zip through the air. They're complex, abnormal, alienated and schizoid. They are the heroes of today's college campuses, the new escape mechanisms for 10-year-olds, and the grist for social psychologists a generation from now.
Vintage Venetian rum cake recipe (1968)

Venetian rum cake recipe (1968)

Make this beautiful custard-filled Venetian rum cake the day before you plan to serve it, and add the toasty meringue topping shortly before serving. 
Strawberry satin pie recipe (1964)

Strawberry satin pie recipe (1964)

Turn out a truly terrific pie with those first strawberries of the season. One look, one delicious bite - you’ll forget all about mere strawberries and cream. This pie is a dazzler!
A fashionable fire A strange way to model '60s nightgowns

A fashionable fire: A strange way to model ’60s nightgowns

Surprised in the night by a five-alarm fire, rescued before there was a chance to change, each (luckily) was caught in something so devastatingly pretty, she didn't feel the least bit flustered about going out in the world. Moral: The right way to be rescued is in the nicest nighties you can find.
The Outsiders - movie cast

Looking inside ‘The Outsiders’ movie (1983)

If "The Outsiders" looks polished, there's good reason. The movie was made by the practiced hand of Francis Ford Coppola, responding to a petition sent to him by seventh and eighth graders in Fresno, California.
Celebrity yearbook photos

Celebrity yearbook photos: See 150+ stars before they were famous!

See more than 150 celebrity yearbook photos of actresses, actors, singers, musicians, politicians and others whose names you know... but the faces in these pictures from years ago -- when they were young, and often long before they were famous -- may surprise you!
Disney's Mary Poppins movie - Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews

See the Mary Poppins movie trailer and Hollywood premiere (1964)

Walt Disney hosted the big party at Grauman's Chinese Theater to introduce everybody to a grand lady, 'Mary Poppins,' a personality and a movie which should be ranked among Hollywood's finest. It certainly is high on Disney’s list of favorites turned out by his studio.
Kurt Vonnegut's backstory on Slaughterhouse-Five (1969)

Kurt Vonnegut’s backstory on Slaughterhouse-Five (1969)

Kurt Vonnegut Jr has hit in fact on a true science-fiction subject. As an American prisoner, in German hands, he was a witness to the Dresden holocaust, that appalling Day of Judgment for thousands -- although who deserves to be judged by whom is less obvious than you may think.

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