Where were you November 22, 1963?
Do you remember your first 45? Your first LP? Or first transistor?
Reel-to-reel tape deck? 8-track tapes?
Did you play “pong”? Hula hoops, Chatty Cathy, Betsy Wetsy & Barbie! Silly putty, Slinkey, Mr. Potato Head & ViewMaster.
ONLY CBS, NBC and CBS! Remember the National Anthem was played at 2am, followed by the “test pattern”?
Putting tin foil on the TV antenna. Getting up to change the channel (no remote) and change the volume.
Do you remember what L.S.M.F.T. stood for?
Who/what would rather “fight than switch”?
My “fancy” semi-formal 6th grade graduation dress was VERY expensive! It cost $22!
I received my first pair of “French Heels” in 1965, along with a garter best and my first “nylons”. (Pantyhose weren’t available until 1970!)
We realize now that “Duck & Cover” was not going to save us!
Did you have both “hat & gloves” for Easter Services?
TV dinners were in metal trays that had to be baked, because microwaves weren’t available.
Roller skates had a “key”, were metal and had metal wheels for using on concrete.
Telephones had “dials” not buttons. In every house, ONE phone and ONE TV.
Phone was on a “party line”…nosy neighbors would listen in.
S & H Green Stamps
Manual typewriters and Gregg Shorthand. Carbon paper.
WRITING letters and mailing them. Long distance call was a “treat”.
Men landing on the MOON!
Percolator coffee pots.
Girls couldn’t wear pants to school, only dresses.
Nurses wore all white. With their “caps”.
Home Economics (girls only) Woodshop (boys only)