Kids From 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Posted in PICDUMPS       17 Aug 2016       9496       GALLERY VIEW

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!

Troll Doll

No household was complete without the troll doll that brought good luck.

Go Go Boots
These boots were indeed made for walking.
The Beatles

The Beatles were the coolest band around.

Lava Lamp

Lava lamps were the paragon of grooviness and defined your cool factor.

Dick Van Dyke

You never missed an episode of "The Dick Van Dyke Show."

Dancing The Twist

The Twist were the moves to make at every party.

45 rpm single records

When you loved a song you heard on the radio, you went out and got the 45 rpm single.

The Flying Nun

Sally Fields (pictured) became a part of your life in "The Flying Nun."

Ouija Board and Spirograph

Fortune-telling Ouija Board games and geometric Spirographs became favorite activities.

The Sound of Music
Maria and the von Trapp kids made their way singing into your heart through "The Sound the Music." 

Peace and love, man.

Skateboard- 'surfboard on roller skates'

You remember whizzing on your neighborhood sidewalk on skateboards.

First moon launch
You remember the feeling of pride that you felt watching Apollo 11 set off on its first moon mission.
The Ed Sullivan Show
"The Ed Sullivan Show" kept you in the house every Sunday night.
Ford Cobra 427 SC
If you were a car enthusiast, you swooned over this powerhouse on wheels.
Pixie haircut
You longed for Mia Farrow's pixie cut.
Surfer culture
When lightweight surfboards suddenly became affordable, everyone rode high on the wave of surfboard and beach culture.
Gelatin Salad

You remember the days when salad gelatin actually came in vegetable flavors.

Peace symbol
You couldn't avoid the peace symbol at the anti-war protests.

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.

Steve Martin

You tried to make all your friends think you were "a wiiild and craaazy guy!"

“Starsky and Hutch”

Crime-fighting was never this cool.

Station wagons

Who doesn’t remember a ride to school in a station wagon in the way back?

Platform shoes

Every teen girl -- and some boys -- looked so cool in their platforms and flared jeans. 


"Dancing Queen" was a favorite at school dances. 

“Schoolhouse Rock!”

We didn't mind learning, even on Saturday mornings. Why couldn't school make learning things like grammar, math and history this much fun?

Roller skating

Disco songs and couples-only skate! 


Tab was your beverage of choice.

The Brady Bunch

Who didn't want to be the seventh kid in the Brady Bunch? 

“Star Wars”

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...

“Charlie's Angels”

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.

“Happy Days”

Fonzie was the coolest guy we could imagine, and Richie Cunningham was the luckiest kid to have him as a friend. 

8-track tapes

8-tracks were the best way to listen to your tunes.

Ford Pinto

When the quirky-looking car made headlines after some models caught fire due to rear-end collisions.

Rotary phone

Dialing (yes, actual dialing) took time, and everyone knew you could dial "0" for an operator. 

Video game arcades

Who can forget saving up your pocket money for those trips to the arcade to play “Space Invaders”?

Wide collars and plaids

Wide collars and plaids were the fashion - and an unbuttoned shirt showing off your hairy chest would add to the statement.

Pop Rocks

When you actually believed that eating Pop Rocks candy and drinking Coke along with it would make your stomach explode.

Pet Rock

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:


Sugary cereals

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.

Greg Louganis

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

“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.

Michael Jackson

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.

Fall of the Berlin Wall
The thrill of seeing two nations reunite was something to behold.

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.

Madonna, Michael Jackson and Jon Bon Jovi
You had a poster of Madonna, Michael Jackson or Jon Bon Jovi on your wall.

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.

Star Search

You wanted to be on the Ed McMahon-hosted show.





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