Commodore 64

Commodore 64

A mighty little computer with great games such as Trolley Wally put this on the map The Commodore 64 is an 8-bit home computer released by Commodore International in August, 1982, at a price of US$595. Preceded by the Commodore VIC-20 and Commodore MAX Machine, the C64 features 64 kilobytes (64×210 bytes) of RAM with sound ...

Fashion in the 90s

90s-fashion

A B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W   // // A little something for everyone. Depressed? It always rains in the grunge world of flannels and army surplus. Angry? Let it out, you riot grrrl, with a little body piercing. Just wanna dance? Pick your flavor: hip-hop's got the street covered, and raves are cutting loose underground. A Acid wash - stonewash - distressed ...

Pong

1972 Atari released Pong to the world

Back in 1972 Atari released the Pong game to the world. Pong was probably the first video game i ever saw. Closely followed by Old Boot Hill which was heavily advanced compared to pong. Pong is a simple 2 dimensional tennis sports game. With my home version it came with 2 further games, Squash where ...

Space 1999

Space 1999 Eagle Transporter

How cool was this toy. Based on Space 1999, it was the first attempt since the demise of Star Trek in 1969 at producing a large-scale weekly science fiction series, and the show drew a great deal of visual inspiration (and technical expertise) from the Stanley Kubrick classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. The show's special ...

The Goodies

The Goodies

The Goodies were a mad cap comic team that rained supreme with there unique and often loose canon humour in the 1970's. The Goodies were Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, and Bill Oddie. The Goodies were a kind of insane Trio based in Cricklewood and were up for any challenge each week. In effect they were ...

Evel Knievel Chopper

Evel Knievel Chopper

1976 Ideal Evel Knievel Chopper Motorcycle.This amazing toy from Ideal took the stuntman to a new level. The basic Evel Knievel Motorcycle and figure came out in 1976, it was quickly followed with the Scramble Van, Chopper, Dragster, Stunt Car and SkyCycle. There was also different outfits and accessories sold too. Evel Knievel was a seventies ...

100 Greatest Toys

100 Greatest Toys

UK viewers we were recently treated to 100 Greatest Toys. Maybe a few suprises in their from some of the votes but no suprise Lego was number 1 Certainly few will argue that Monopoly in at number 2 as the greatest board game ever. additionally great to see Scrabble and Risk along with Cluedo (Clue) making the top 30 It's ...

Arcade in the 80s

Arcade in the 80s

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  V  W  X  Z  1  7 // // The entire world gets a major case of Pac-Man fever, and video games get their first true superstar. Video takes the arcade into a new golden age, riding on the shoulders of giants like Donkey Kong, Defender, Centipede, Frogger, Galaga, Q*bert and the Pac's little lady, Ms. Pac-Man. If the video cabinets are ...

Vintage Holiday Posters

Vintage Holiday Posters

I just love the old vintage posters that used to encourage holiday makers to visit undiscovered areas of the country. Many were transport releted like the railway posters and various seaside resorts including Blackpool, Bournemouth and Scarborough. These antique Vintage Posters are truly an art form. They have become highly collectible and reproductions of some of the ...

1961

Year of 1961

1961 was a year that saw congress approve the Peace Corps as a permanent federal agency within the State Department, and Kennedy signed the legislation on September 22. If you were going to school you may well of had a Pets and Pals metal lunchbox with matching steel thermos from King Seeley. Crossing the road became a lot safer once a ...