Wonderful things seem to happen to people when they take over a 1955 Buick. There’s a special lift just to see it waiting at the curb — swift-lined, stunningly-styled, breathing success.
These 72 wonderful wallpaper samples come straight from the forties, when wallpaper was all the rage. See real examples of vintage home decor here!
From 1964 to 1985, America got to know grocery store manager Mr Whipple. The man’s existence was defined by toilet paper, and the line: ‘Please don’t squeeze the Charmin!’
If women of the ’60s needed slimming or trimming for their legs, they might have tried these retro leg exercises, created for maximum leg-watching appeal.
Lemon cheesecake pie appeals to menfolks and everybody – because it’s not too sweet, thanks to the tang of fresh lemons. Try it!
Remember the old Palmolive dish soap ads, featuring Madge the Manicurist (actress Jan Miner), who was always telling women how terrible their hands looked?
Apparently stuck for a way to make toilet paper – particularly rolls of colored toilet tissue – more attractive to ’50s housewives, advertising executives turned to the world of glamour and fashion for an assist.
Practical ideas to help you plan small gardens of your own – a quiet, refreshing area close to your house where you can enjoy the plants and flowers you love!
Tommy Howell – aka C Thomas Howell – the ’80s teen heartthrob, was a veteran of five films at age 17 – E.T., Tank, The Outsiders, Grandview USA & Red Dawn.
As you can see from these Vintage Coney Island photos & postcards, This beach area just outside New York City was one of the most popular resorts in the United States.
Sid & Marty Krofft didn’t just create TV shows like ‘Land of the Lost’ and ‘HR PufNStuf’ – they also created a fantastical indoor amusement park in Atlanta.
The first of the Fantasy Role Playing games was Dungeons and Dragons. In it, players got to become – for a few hours – the characters they played… centaurs or wizards…
Girls who grew up in the late 1970s and early-to-mid 1980s: Do you remember these little ‘Lip Lickers’ brand of lip glosses that came in metal slide-top tins?
Check out the classic Ford Pinto, a coupe hatchback auto that was super popular, and was said to prove that a small economy car didn’t have to be ugly.
A rancher sparked the Roswell UFO conspiracy theory when he saw flying discs that disappeared and reappeared. Before long, UFO-mania took over the country.
Considering it spawned two revival series, a movie, books and comic books, it’s hard to believe that Battlestar Galactica had such a humble beginning.
Charlotte Collyer lived through the tragic disaster the world remembers more than 100 years later. Here, read about what happened in this dramatic and compelling first-person account from a Titanic survivor.
Sketches of sinking ship Sketches of the successive steps in the foundering of the Titanic, made by John B Thayer, Jr. from one of the
Introduced in 1982, the Dodge Rampage pickup truck (and its re-badged brother, the Plymouth Scamp) was a small, unibody similar to the Subaru BRAT. The line was discontinued in 1984.
If you love the good, butter-rich flavor of butterscotch pudding just as is… wait till you taste it in a flaky pie shell!
A chewy retro ’60s energy snack developed for astronauts became known as Pillsbury Space Food Sticks – treats in chocolate, caramel & peanut butter flavors.
In the ’50s, the love you had for your kitchen paled only in comparison to the adoration you felt for your washer and dryer.
After a long day on the set, actress Linda Evans rushes home to her 15-room haven in Beverly Hills. Here’s a look at her beautiful house from 1982!
‘Magic Touch’ vintage metal ice cube trays were hugely popular in the ’40s, ’50s & ’60s because they let you easily release your ice without smashing it up.
I am at loss for the proper word to use to describe what television has done with Haley’s book Roots. “Enhance” will not do, nor is “heightened” sufficient. There is no word that is adequate.
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!
Squirt’s not sweet like other soft drinks. In fact, it’s definitely dry. It starts with sun-ripened citrus fruit and ends up with natural dryness, a quality never before achieved in soft drinks.
High, gold and handsome… here’s a retro ’50s meatloaf with a unique savory, golden topping that’s really a meringue made with mustard instead of sugar.
If you want to try some fruity-flavored Pastel Clouds cupcakes – tasty treats that taste like lemon or lime, strawberry or raspberry, orange or grape – make them easily by combining cake mix with gelatin.
On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 took off for the moon – a historic mission for Americans, and for people all around the globe. See vintage newspaper headlines from that day here!
Find out about Marvelous Men, Cosmopolitan’s 1974 bestselling guidebook for women, with dozens of tips on ‘how to know’ guys & ‘make them love you!’
Get a blast from the past with this 1978 article about the popular TV sitcom, “What’s Happening!!”, which soared past expectations and entertained millions.
With a cast headed by Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver and Dan Aykroyd, the original ‘Ghostbusters’ movie from 1984 had blockbuster written all over it.
From the 1950s, here’s are two fruity, cheesecake-style dessert pizzas. You serve them like a pizza… you eat them like a pizza… tastes like a flaky party pie!
Get a Wonder Horse, and you’ve made your cowboy’s happiest dreams come true… Wonder Horse makes the world’s most popular toy horses. All 17 models promise instant joy on Christmas morning — and lasting year-round enjoyment!
Take a look back at the kind of aisles, counters and checkouts American shoppers used to encounter every day when shopping for food and other groceries!
In the ’70s, modern versions of linoleum made with vinyl were the must-have floors in kitchens, family rooms, and even bathrooms. Take a look back – or look down – here!
Behind the wheel of one of the snappiest, brightest, best-looking, common sense cars in the sixties: the ’66 Ford Mustang with its 200 cubic-inch Six.
Imagine being able to call someone when you *weren’t at home*! It was a big deal back in the day. See the history of vintage payphones & phonebooths here!
Here’s the recipe for the retro favorite – tuna crunch casserole – made with Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup and other good stuff.
These cute vintage dolls from the ’60s covered the gamut – from the mod Swingy doll to more traditional baby dolls, and mini doll sets to talking toys.
Take a look back at these classic ’59 station wagons, made especially for fifties families! See vintage models from Ford, Rambler, Studebaker and Plymouth.
‘Casablanca’ actor Humphrey Bogart – known to millions as ‘Bogie’ – gave a behind-the-scenes look into his mind and his life in this story from 1942.
Millions know ‘Say, Say, Oh Playmate’ – also known as ‘Playmate’ – but few today know much about the rhyming song & hand clapping game. Find out more here!
Consisting of lots of lettuce, browned hamburger, a variety of vegetables, sauces and dressings, a taco salad is a meal in itself.
In the summer of the ’80s and ’90s, jelly shoes were the fad footwear. The popular jellies are made of plastic and came in vibrant, translucent colors.
Look back at the biggest news in the universe on July 20, 1969 – the day we first landed on the lunar surface, walked on the moon, then went for a drive.
If you don’t know your dingledangler from your Kluck from your zoozer, you’ll want to know this Flapper slang from the 1920s!
America flipped over Farrah Fawcett’s famous feathered hair back in the seventies, and the trendy retro Farrah hairstyle was copied by millions of women.
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