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Archive for the ‘1960s’ Category

  • 1960s fashion show

    Ten Swinging Sixties Fashion Shows on Film

    • 908 Views • 1960s, FashionComments Off

    With over 85,000 clips in their video vault on you tube, we thought it was time to have a dig around the Pathe films archives for some more pop culture gems from the past. After wading through hours and hours of fashion film footage from Pathe, It’s...

  • beatles birthday

    On The Cards – Greetings From The Sixties

    • 1420 Views • 1960sComments Off

    The greeting card ritual can be traced way back to the ancient Chinese who exchanged good will messages for the New Year. By the 15th century the custom of sending cards continued throughout Europe. One of the first examples of a Valentine’s Day card...

  • Australian women's Weekly Swinging sixties

    Australian Women’s Weekly Adverts

    • 1558 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Retro AdvertisingComments Off

    G’day mate. A few words on Australia Women’s Weekly or simply The Weekly as it is more commonly known. For ages it was the biggest selling magazine down under but has recently been usurped by Better Homes & Gardens. The Weekly has been going over 80...

  • 1969 car

    Flower Powered – The Mod Top Car

    • 2094 Views • 1960s, TransportComments Off

    When the sixties had finally stopped swinging and The Who’s singer Roger Daltrey started wearing tassels, the word “Mod” became a word that advertisers casually used to brand anything. There was Barbie’s partner Ken with his Mod...

  • Ray Charles Tour 1963

    Hit The Road – Ray Charles Souvenir Brochure

    • 1431 Views • 1960s, Literature, MusicComments Off

    The life and times of pioneering American musician Ray Charles has been well documented over the years, so we won’t go into great detail with a lengthy biography of the man that was sometimes known as “The Genius”. Another reason to keep...