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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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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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Unexpected Disco Artists

When the Bee Gees went from a slow style of music to disco, I had to say that was unexpected…

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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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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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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…

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Jeep Mail Trucks

The Jeep, after proving itself as a reliable, go anywhere vehicle during World War II, the United States Postal Service…

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Julie Newmar- Then and Now

Born Julia Chalene Newmeyer we know her better as Catwoman in the Batman television series. She stared in 12 episodes….

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MASH Final Scene

From February 28, 1983–the most watched program in American TV history. Hawkeye and B.J. part ways in the final episode…

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Milk And Cereal

This is sort of a history of cereals we enjoyed as kids. Cereal actually started as a granola style concoction…