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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…

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Posted in 1970's

Whatever Happened To The Dog On The Brady Bunch?

Tiger the dog and Fluffy the cat were the center of chaos at the wedding of Carol and Mike Brady’s…

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Posted in 1990's

Fabio Gets Goosed At Busch Gardens (Video)

March 30, 1999 Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, Virginia introduces to the public their new rollercoaster they named Apollo’s Chariot. What better…

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Posted in 1960's 1970's 1980's

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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Posted in 1960's 1970's

60’s Valentine Cards

Who remembers the Valentine cards we shared with our classmates in school? I remember being excited receiving one from the…

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Posted in 1930's and earlier

20 Mule Borax Team Show

In 1918 when this was posted in the Bridgeport Telegram (Connecticut) radio was yet to become popular. This was in…