The things that only kids from 60s will understand:
The latest fad was tie-dye patterns on dresses and shirts that became popular with the hippies. Bonus - you could do it yourself!
No household was complete without the troll doll that brought good luck.
The Beatles were the coolest band around.
Lava lamps were the paragon of grooviness and defined your cool factor.
You never missed an episode of "The Dick Van Dyke Show."
The Twist were the moves to make at every party.
When you loved a song you heard on the radio, you went out and got the 45 rpm single.
Sally Fields (pictured) became a part of your life in "The Flying Nun."
Fortune-telling Ouija Board games and geometric Spirographs became favorite activities.
Peace and love, man.
You remember whizzing on your neighborhood sidewalk on skateboards.
You remember the days when salad gelatin actually came in vegetable flavors.
and here are the things that only kids from 70s will get:
When you just had to do those John Travolta dance moves in front of the mirror.
You tried to make all your friends think you were "a wiiild and craaazy guy!"
Crime-fighting was never this cool.
Who doesn’t remember a ride to school in a station wagon in the way back?
Every teen girl -- and some boys -- looked so cool in their platforms and flared jeans.
"Dancing Queen" was a favorite at school dances.
We didn't mind learning, even on Saturday mornings. Why couldn't school make learning things like grammar, math and history this much fun?
Disco songs and couples-only skate!
Tab was your beverage of choice.
Who didn't want to be the seventh kid in the Brady Bunch?
Remember the first time you waited in a line that stretched down the block to see a movie, or saw a movie multiple times in the theater? This was probably the one...
Along with that Farrah Fawcett poster that was in every boy's room (or so it seemed), all the kids were talking about the latest episode on Thursday morning at school.
Fonzie was the coolest guy we could imagine, and Richie Cunningham was the luckiest kid to have him as a friend.
8-tracks were the best way to listen to your tunes.
When the quirky-looking car made headlines after some models caught fire due to rear-end collisions.
Dialing (yes, actual dialing) took time, and everyone knew you could dial "0" for an operator.
Who can forget saving up your pocket money for those trips to the arcade to play “Space Invaders”?
Wide collars and plaids were the fashion - and an unbuttoned shirt showing off your hairy chest would add to the statement.
When you actually believed that eating Pop Rocks candy and drinking Coke along with it would make your stomach explode.
When everyone had to have a Pet Rock. It was just so easy!
we didn’t forget you, kids from the 80s, this is for you:
What was breakfast without Froot Loops or Cocoa Puffs?
Cassette tapes Who doesn't remember making mixed tapes and what a bummer it was if the perfect mix ended up in a tangled mess?
"Saved By The Bell"
Saturday morning wasn't complete without checking in with Zack, Screech, Kelly, Slater, Jessie and Lisa.
You remember this moment from the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.
John Hughes movies
You wanted to grow up and be like someone in a John Hughes films, be it “The Breakfast Club” (pictured), “Ferris Bueller's Day Off” or “Sixteen Candles.” Their cool quotient was off the charts.
“Muppet Babies,” the story of young Muppets and their caretaker, Nanny, was the best.
The Betamax had a spot in many homes, but in the 1980s it was given the boot by the Video Home System (VHS). However, your parents still tried to cling to the old technology.
Pepsi commercial Everyone watched the Pepsi commercial to see if they could spot exactly when his hair caught on fire.
“We are the world” by USA for Africa
Singing along with Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Michael Jackson, Kenny Loggins, Steve Perry and Lionel Richie left the lyrics emblazoned in your mind.
"Just Say No"
You listened to Nancy Reagan and knew to “just say no.”
E.T. merchandise — dolls, lunchboxes, figurines or T-shirts — was the closest thing to getting your own friend from another planet.
The Goonies, Gremlins, Ghostbusters and other movies
“The Goonies,” (pictured) “Gremlins" and “Ghostbusters” kept you on the edge of your seat.
McGruff the Crime Dog
McGruff’s motto, "Take a Bite out of Crime," still comes to mind.
Garbage Pail Kids
After outgrowing Cabbage Patch Kids, Garbage Pail Kids took their place.
“Hands Across America” T-shirt
Whether you participated in the initiative or not, the “Hands Across America” T-shirt was a must-have.
Pulling the edges off the printer paper
More than one printout was lost to a bad tear.
Card catalog at the library
To research a paper, you didn't use the Internet. You had to go to the library and find information via the card catalog.
You wanted to be on the Ed McMahon-hosted show.