I Am a Child of the 1950s and 1960s

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    Born in early 1939, I was almost a 'war baby'.

    Hit puberty in early 1953 and loved every minute of it. I am now the world's greatest expert on all facets of it. I have seen quiet a bit in 76 years.
    johninoz johninoz
    70+, M
    Jul 8, 2015

    Oh, For Those Days.

    My childhood spanned the 50s and 60s as an adolescent and a teen. The list below is so true and a world of difference with our kids and kids to day.       CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE KIDS WHO WERE BORN IN THE 1940's, 50's, 60's and 70's !! First, we...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Nov 25, 2008

    Topo Gigio

    Ed Sullivan always had a "really big show" which included Topo Gigio a little Italian mouse.  I loved that and Howdy Doody and the Mickey Mouse show.  Senor Wences talking hand.  Elvis and the Beatles.  Really big cars that seem to be as long as a block.  I remember the Gold...
    KingofSwords KingofSwords
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Oct 7, 2011

    I Remember...

    stores being closed on Sundays, S & H green stamps, mothers wore aprons in the kitchen, fans with bowls of ice in front of them to cool off, starch in the laundry, dresses and hats and gloves in church.....toasters from the bank, women in curlers smoking in the grocery store...
    allycat419 allycat419
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Aug 13, 2008

    Lots of Changes

    those of us in the baby boom era have seen a lot of changes ..I supose not as much as our parents who experienced the depression and WWII, But still many things have changed. I can remember getting our first TV and being one of the first kids in the area to have one, first ALL...
    mnscooter mnscooter
    56-60, M
    Nov 17, 2007


    1964,Great year,I was born,Born to live,Since then,I've been alive,As far as I know,I still am!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Mar 30, 2012

    1963 - the Tail End of the Bb

    But still in sync amongst those born a decade before me...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 11, 2009

    I was born 22/05/1955

    so anyone want to talk to me that's the same age as me
    thebigdoctor61 thebigdoctor61
    66-70, M
    1 Response Feb 26, 2016
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