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Welcome! is an online community focused on sharing and reminiscing about pop-culture video, audio, and images that stir our memories of the past - old television, theme songs, commercials, print advertisements, and more. We've got the sights and sounds you remember from the 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond... Come join our friendly community and start sharing your memories! If you are a Baby Boomer or Gen Xer, you will find this to be the site for memories! This site is rated G (maybe PG on some posts) you can always feel comfortable sharing this site to your mother, kids or grandkids!


1930s and earlier

  • Popular Unchained Melody

    Unchained Melody

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    Unchained Melody was a song written by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret. In 1955 three versions of the songs were recorded that year by Les Baxter, Al Hibbler and Roy Hamilton. The 1965 version by the Righteous Brothers was the most popular version espec

  • Popular Churchill Vacations In Italy

    Churchill Vacations In Italy

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    In 1926 Winston Churchill Vacations In Italy

  • Popular Lincoln Assassination Witness on Ive Got a Secret

    Lincoln Assassination Witness on Ive Got a Secret

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    The last surviving witness to Abraham Lincoln's assassination, 96-year-old Samuel Seymour, is a challenger on I've Got A Secret in 1956. (He died two months later.)

  • Popular Send In The Clowns

    Send In The Clowns

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    Send in the Clowns is by far the most popular video on with 5.6 million views as of 3/10/2016. Such a classic video with all the great actors and actresses like Milton Berle, Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, Jerry Lewis, and Jackie Gleason

  • Popular Miniature Golf Comes To America

    Miniature Golf Comes To America

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    In 1928 there were just 2 miniature golf courses but by 1930 there were over 25,000. Rooftops in the cities were converted to miniature golf course. Over two million people were playing the game every day during the craze.