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Howard Johnson Restaurant Specials

What was your favorite item or special at Howard Johnson’s? Who didn’t love their clams? My all time favorite was…

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Posted in 1960's 1970's

Hey Skinny! Charles Atlas Ad

This was the ole Charles Atlas Advertisement seen in almost every comic book. Can any viewer testify this worked for…

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Posted in 1960's 1980's 2000's

Crazy Foam

Who remembers Crazy Foam from their childhood? It did make bath time more fun! They were mostly popular during the…

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Posted in 1960's 1980's

Music Memory-More Love

Kim Carnes’ version of More Love peaked at number ten on Billboard’s Hot 100 in 1980. The song was written…

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

Glassware Give-A-Ways

I just posted about dish night at the movie theaters back in the 30’s and 40’s posting pictures of what…

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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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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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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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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…