Take a look back at the latest and greatest toys from 1986 in this vintage Toys R Us catalog they called the '80s Out of this World Toy Book.
Boo! If you're having friends over for some spooky fun, look here for four different hauntingly creative Halloween party table decorations! These vintage menu suggestions and decor ideas are just as fun and festive today as ever.
He's rich as Croesus, with achievements that are many and brilliant. He has a soft voice, half Southern, half Western, shy eyes and an infectious grin. He's Howard Hughes. There should be a law against him.
In 1981, Simon and Garfunkel reunited to play a free concert in New York's Central Park. It was their first full performance together in eleven years, and nearly half a million people flocked to see it.
Teen guests will swing at a party of food, fun and favors that a young hostess can make herself. Greet your invited ghosts and goblins with a Halloween party!
Curl it. Cut it. Blow it dry. Brush it. Tuck it. Let it fly. There's no one way with summer '77 hairstyles. Kenneth has done 24 marvelous styles for us, so now is the time for a pretty change! So pick a new do, get ready to enjoy a great summer.
Even in the seventies, making groovy cakes wasn't something just for professionals. see some of what the Wilton cake decorating yearbooks offered!
So many experts have come out with learned treatises on how to land an eligible bachelor, it was time for an experienced amateur to speak up. There is one big difference between their fancy methods and mine. Mine worked.
These gorgeous illustrations of fairies and other fanciful creatures were featured in magazine ads for Djer-Kiss (pronounced "dear kiss") -- a line of... Click to read more...
A kitchen remodel portfolio: Help yourself to the inspired ideas - some big, some little, all of them adaptable - in these kitchen makeovers by talented designers! Retro styles from 1978.
After you get a place of your own, you get to decorate your apartment! You will have such a joyous adventure turning it into the kind of place you like.
Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Connelly started out as a child model. Here's a look back to those days in the early '80s when she was just getting her career off the ground!
Ideas for hot dog cornsticks, Pronto dogs, Frank-roll slices, hotdog boats, hot dog-bacon roll-ups, Herbed franks and rolls, Franks in blankets, Snappy frank-cheese rolls, Sauerkraut hot dogs, Frank-cheese burgers
Michael Landon's 'Big House in Beverly Hills' is a far cry from the 'Little House on the Prairie' featured in his hit TV series. But, says the former Bonanza star, he and Lynn and their six lively children "really live in this house -- we don't just look at it."
Now 29, Spielberg is ready with his encore, an $18 million extravaganza about UFOs and aliens who come to earth in them, called 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind.'
It's surprising what you can do with watermelon -- cook it, chill it, pickle it -- for a side dish, salad, dessert, drink, relish or topping. Here are some great watermelon recipes for you to try!
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.
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!
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.
You enter the house through the front door, painted an unforgettable bright blue, outside and in. You stand on cool, dark ceramic tile that has the sleek look of polished leather. Take a tour of this '70s designer dream house here!
The four-poster bed with a canopy, known as a tester bed, is back in a big way. At the 1972 furniture market in Chicago, the canopy bed look was bigger than life.
It is useless to deny that motion picture stars have been getting the best of it (as to immunity from draft). Some have been given special deferments and choice assignments and have been allowed extra months to finish pictures before having to report for active duty.
Are you short on space for storing stereo and records, seating friends? Too-square room, too-full closet? Change your dorm or bedroom into a happy habitat by following these collective tips (ideal for busy students, into-everything activists)!
When I was a kid, we had the same desire to loot and pillage and rape as these kids today, we were as savage as kids always are, but at the same time, we knew that our parents and all other grownups were unalterably opposed to it, and we didn't do it.
Regular US combat units were deployed to Vietnam beginning in 1965, and while America's direct military involvement ended on August 15, 1973, the last soldiers left Vietnam on March 29, 1975. Here, take a look back at how some of the military action was portrayed stateside by Newsweek magazine.
These seven unique budget small house designs prove that good things still do come in small packages -- that originality can make the tiniest house attractive!
Brunette Alison and blonde Larisa show off the newest, sexiest '80s swimsuits for every figure type... yours included. 1986 was time to shine in a swimsuit that makes you look terrific!
Christmas coifs are catching the season's sparkle. Make your '60s hairstyle repertoire merrier! For romance, try pin-on tendrils, love-locks, and Emily Bronte ringlets. For a change of color, cut or curve, wear a wig that's charmed with stretch or curl.
In late 1968, you could prepare for the season of style before the summer of love, and choose from a profusion of glamorous '60s belts to create a waist, high or low.
The most dramatic and best-known story of railroading in the United States is the connecting of the Atlantic and the Pacific by railroad in 1869, tying of the oceans together by rail across the heart of the United States
Looking for some DIY '70s clothes? Here are some quickie, kicky, catalytic young wearables to make out of this and that for next to nothing!
Choose from a scandalous array of makeup pencil colors, and don't be surprised if you produce a masterpiece. Here are six different ways to get an authentic vintage '70s look!
Get a blast from the past with this 1978 Ebony article about the popular sitcom, "What's Happening!!", which soared past its expectations at the time.
This pina colada cake is an attractive, delicious dessert made with packaged yellow cake mix, vanilla pudding mix, coconut -- and, of course, rum.
From 1950: A white hat, a flower hat, a wide feather-light straw so sheer that the sun shines through... This spring, hats have a lovely quality of becomingness.