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Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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If you didn't grow up during the 60s, 70s, or 80s, this is what you missed out on.

Tie-Dye
The latest fad was tie-dye patterns on dresses and shirts that became popular with the hippies. Bonus - you could do it yourself!

1 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


2 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Go Go Boots
These boots were indeed made for walking.


3 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

The Beatles
The Beatles were the coolest band around.


4 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


5 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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



6 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


7 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


8 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


9 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


10 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


11 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Hippies
Peace and love, man.


12 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Skateboard- 'surfboard on roller skates'
You remember whizzing on your neighborhood sidewalk on skateboards.


13 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

First moon launch
You remember the feeling of pride that you felt watching Apollo 11 set off on its first moon mission.


14 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

The Ed Sullivan Show
"The Ed Sullivan Show" kept you in the house every Sunday night.


15 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Ford Cobra 427 SC
If you were a car enthusiast, you swooned over this powerhouse on wheels.


16 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Pixie haircut
You longed for Mia Farrow's pixie cut.


17 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Surfer culture
When lightweight surfboards suddenly became affordable, everyone rode high on the wave of surfboard and beach culture.


18 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


19 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


20 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

and here are the things that only kids from 70s will get:

“Grease”
When you just had to do those John Travolta dance moves in front of the mirror.


21 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


22 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

“Starsky and Hutch”
Crime-fighting was never this cool.


23 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


24 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


25 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

ABBA
"Dancing Queen" was a favorite at school dances.


26 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

“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?


27 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Roller skating
Disco songs and couples-only skate!


28 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

TAB
Tab was your beverage of choice.


29 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


30 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

“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...


31 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

“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.


32 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


33 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


34 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


35 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


36 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


37 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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.


38 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


39 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Pet Rock
When everyone had to have a Pet Rock. It was just so easy!


40 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

we didn’t forget you, kids from the 80s, this is for you:

Sugary cereals
What was breakfast without Froot Loops or Cocoa Puffs?


41 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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?


42 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

"Saved By The Bell"
Saturday morning wasn't complete without checking in with Zack, Screech, Kelly, Slater, Jessie and Lisa.


43 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Greg Louganis
You remember this moment from the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.


44 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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.


45 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Muppet Babies
“Muppet Babies,” the story of young Muppets and their caretaker, Nanny, was the best.


46 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

VHS
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.


47 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Michael Jackson
Pepsi commercial Everyone watched the Pepsi commercial to see if they could spot exactly when his hair caught on fire.


48 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

“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.


49 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

"Just Say No"
You listened to Nancy Reagan and knew to “just say no.”


50 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

"E.T."
E.T. merchandise — dolls, lunchboxes, figurines or T-shirts — was the closest thing to getting your own friend from another planet.


51 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


52 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

The Goonies, Gremlins, Ghostbusters and other movies
“The Goonies,” (pictured) “Gremlins" and “Ghostbusters” kept you on the edge of your seat.


53 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

McGruff the Crime Dog
McGruff’s motto, "Take a Bite out of Crime," still comes to mind.


54 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Garbage Pail Kids
After outgrowing Cabbage Patch Kids, Garbage Pail Kids took their place.


55 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

“Hands Across America” T-shirt
Whether you participated in the initiative or not, the “Hands Across America” T-shirt was a must-have.


56 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

Pulling the edges off the printer paper
More than one printout was lost to a bad tear.


57 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


58 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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.


59 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)

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


60 Awesome Things That Only Kids From The 60s, 70s And 80s Will Understand (60 pics)


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№1 Author: kryptor (19 Aug 2016 22:05) Total user comments: 4816


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the 20 minute workout with Bess Motta ..... 68
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№2 Author: noluk (20 Aug 2016 02:46) Total user comments: 327


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Glad I was stoned through all that
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№3 Author: vanel911 (20 Aug 2016 16:31) Total user comments: 489


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I think #16 is not a Ford Cobra 427 SC...
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№4 Author: bigdaddyjfk15 (23 Aug 2016 19:19) Total user comments: 997


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Late 70's-80's for me was awesome!!! 05
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