1963 Year

A 1963 Holiday took place around the country by driving around in your Volkswagen camper van. The Beatles couldnt seem to do anything wrong as everything went to number one. You probably started your day off before school in 1963 with either Cocoa Puffs,Cocoa Krispies or  Capn' Crunch cereal Hergé's Adventures of Tintin first became an animated cartoon in 1963, and while the ...

John Bull printing outfit

John Bull printing outfit from the 1950s

Did you ever have the John Bull printing outfit ? If you did there were several various versions. They were separated by number, so the John Bull printing outfit no 18 was different to the #30. Generally the larger the number the larger the amount of rubber letters. So if you has #6 you knew that either ...


Year of 1960

You may of been driving around in a 1960 Humber Hawk Series II while lower budgets enjoyed the 1960 Austin Mini Seven rather than the  Aston Martin DB5. Most bored kids had hobbies that nearly always included stamp collecting or postcard collecting. You may of been into gardening. If so then the 1960s UK Ladybird Indoor Gardening Book was essential for any ...

Pink Panther Show

The Pink Panther Show

The first season of "The Pink Panther Show" ran on NBC from 1969 to 1970 and came over to the UK. It was a top cartoon in it's day as it had attitude and appealed to adults and kids. Who can forget the amazing car that kid had. I really wasn't interested on the elephant, tiger or rhinoceroses. ...

70s Laughing Bag

70s Laughing Bag

Anyone remember the 70s Laughing Bag. It was powered by a battery and would be the tool of the family joker. It was contageous as after a few seconds someone would also start laughing. Before you know it everyone in the room starts wetting themselves with laughter. Sometimes it was known as The Laugh Box, other ...

Cartoons in the 60s

Cartoons in the 60sCartoons in the 60s

The Classic Cartoons shown in the 60s gave you the historical Flinstones or the futuristic Jetsons. Other 1960s cartoon shows included Deputy Dawg, Scooby Doo, Popeye, Quick Draw McGraw, Josie and the Pussycats, Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch, Batman and Alvin and the Chipmunks. Take a look and discover more cartoons favorites.

Disneyland memories

Disneyland memories

Disneyland memories are a joy to remember. How things have changed since this 1950s footage. The Disneyland park is barely recognisable. Disneyland 1950s. it had Fantasyland and Skyway but many parts of the park have expanded considerably since this early footage. It was named Disneyland when it opened on July 18, 1955. While Walt Disney was watching kids ride a merry-go-round, he ...

The Flintstones Episodes

The Flintstones

The Flintstones is still a family favorite according to skooldays stats, as it suddely overnight became the most searched for show. The Flintstones Episodes were 166 in total spanning 6 seasons. The animated series ran from 1960 to 1966. The Flintstones is presently seen in 22 languages in more than 80 countries around the world, and ...