Fashion: Permed hair for men

Fashion: Permed hair for men

Fashion took a dramatic change for women in the seventies and men in the eighties. In the 1970s, acid perms were invented. These use glycerol monothioglycolate instead and contain no ammonia. They are sometimes called buffered waves. This perm is slower but gentler to the hair. Heat is usually added by placing the client under ...

Double Diamond Beer

Double Diamond Beer Advert

According to the adverts Double Diamond works wonders. Sadly Double Diamond is a Beer of the past. It was massive in the sixties and seventies and most soccer footage show one advert at the football stadium advertising the Ind Coope Beer. Until the 1960's beer had been regional.Then in the sixties national names emerged, namely Double ...

Vintage memorabilia

Vintage memorabilia

Vintage memorabilia The older i get the more i love vintage collectibles and old memorabilia WHERE CAN YOU FIND VINTAGE AND RETRO COLLECTIBLES TODAY? Well it's easier than everto collect old vintage memorabilia . Join the collectors forums and web sites Keep watch on items on ebay Subscribe to newsletters and site feeds Visit local auctions Join and online of offline clubs Amongst the top ...

Classic arcade games

Classic arcade games

Classic arcade games are still a very big attraction 30 plus years on. So what are our Top 12 classic arcade games ever! This wasnt easy but in some ways we beleive the depending on how influential they were in the 5 to 10 year arcade window would provide us with the basis to judge. 1980 was the ...

Dice Pouffes

Dice Pouffes

Dice Pouffes The sixties, seventies and early eighties for some reason seemed to have a fascination with dice items. If you were a Capri owner then furry dice were a must hanging from the rear view mirror. For the cultured an alarm clock shaped as a die (singular for dice) and finally the ultimate accessory a ...

Blast Off Board Game

Blast Off Space Race Board Game

If ever i had a game that promised so much and delivered absolute zero, Blast Off was that Board Game. Why such high expectations?. Well after purchasing Monopoly, Risk, Formula One, Totopoly and Cluedo it seemed that every game by Waddington's would be awesome (Apart from Scrabble made by Spears games) For some reason my 1960's ...

New faces

New faces from 1973 Television

New faces from 1973 UK Prime Time Television Go back to the early seventies and Britains Got Talent existed in a very different form, New Faces. After a long and successsful reign from Hughie Green and Opportunity Knocks, this ATV show came into the popular viewing figures of the seventies with its very own Simon Cowell. ...