Thursday, August 20, 2015

A Look Back

As you can see, this week we are 
"throwing it back to the 60's.
Both Mr. Ken and I are 
children of the 60's.

When you think of the 60's 
what comes to mind?
Fashion, politics, war, music?

I was a small child for most of the 
decade so not much come to
mind, I went to Kindergarten
in the late 60's, I do remember
the Beatles and Ed Sullivan.

Let's begin:

60's Fashion

Bell Bottoms
Tye Dyed T's
Hot Pants
Pant Suits
Western and Ethnic

60's Entertainment


To Kill A Mockingbird--1961
Valley of the Dolls--1966
The Very Hungry Caterpillar--
Charlie and the Chocolate 


Breakfast at Tiffany's--1961
Mary Poppins--1964
Doctor Zhivago--1965


Barrel of Monkey's--1965
Chatty Cathy Doll--1959-1965
GI Joe--1964
Etch a Sketch--1960
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots--

60' Music

More Rock 'n Roll
plus oh so much more.

Beach Boys
Jimi Hendrix
The Who
Stevie Wonder
The Supremes

What do you remember 
about the 60's?

~Keep on Dreaming~


  1. My entire childhood was the 60s, I was born in '58. I don't remember much about styles and music, but Mary Poppins was the first movie I ever saw in the theatre. It was magical! For my birthday that year, my mom made a Mary Poppins hat cake, with the cherries on one side:) Barbies were a big thing, I had only one, but loved making my own clothes for her. Competing for the Presidential Fitness Award (started by JFK) every year in PE, living on Koolade and PB&J sandwiches for school lunch and running barefoot all summer. So many good memories. It was a tumultuous time for the country, I'm glad I was young and oblivious to much of it, just enjoying the simpler times.

    1. Me too. Definitely oblivious to all the turmoil
      going on at that time. Busy being a kid.
      You have some great memories! We put Koolade
      in ice cube trays an froze it. Oh yum!

      M : )

  2. Lots of memories.....bell bottom pants one the music for sure..... thanks for the walk down memory lane.

  3. I think this "technically" might be the 70's but I remember Dittos :)

    1. Oh yea! Don't forget the machines they
      were printed on. Lots of purple fingers!

      M : )

  4. That was my time, and I remember all those things! :-)

  5. Woo hoo 60's! I was in high school in the early 60's and then college. Those were the days for sure!!!!!!!!!!!


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