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Posted in 1930's and earlier 1940's 1950's

Dish Night At The Movies

Back in the depression era, money was extremely tight. Movie theaters lowered prices to as low as a dime, but…

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Posted in 1960's 1980's

Which Batmobile Would Win In A Race?

This is a fun what if scenario. A drag race between the 1989 Batmobile or the original 1966 version? It’s…

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Posted in 2010's and beyond

New Series- The Wrath of Ken

I’m pleased to welcome Ken Lynch to TheRetroSite.com! I’ve known Ken for over 40 years when we served together on…

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Posted in 1960's 1970's 2010's and beyond

The Acid Generation- Where Are They Now

If you were a hippy back in the 60’s you are now in your 70’s. Many could be in nursing…

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Posted in 1970's

Happy Brady Easter!

Maureen McCormick recently shared this publicity photo on social media of a 1972 Easter publicity photo. The Brady Bunch never…

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Posted in 1950's

Spaghetti Harvest-BBC April Fool Prank

In 1957, spaghetti was not a common food in Britain. It was mainly available in cans pre-made, so at the…

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Posted in 1930's and earlier 1940's 1950's 1960's 1970's

Buster Brown Shoe

Richard F. Outcault create the Buster Brown comic strip in 1902 which first appeared in the New York Herald. Buster…

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Posted in 1960's

Fizzies-What Was Your Favorite Flavor?

Fizzies came in seven flavors- orange, cherry, grape, lemon-lime, strawberry, and root beer. Each package contained eight tablets for just…

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Posted in 1990's 2010's and beyond

Barney Star Grows Up (Video)

Its easy to want to remember a person from the character they played on TV not realizing they actually grow…

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Posted in 1930's and earlier 1940's 1950's 1960's 1970's 1980's

Send In The Clowns- Jimmy Durante

In a new feature on the Retro Site we will explore the lives of the comedians of our most popular…