Back when TVs were a decorative piece of furniture and us kids were the remote control! Also that multi-color test pattern that came on after the station signed off for the night and they played the star spangled banner.
I was mad when my mom and grandpa said I had to take typing class. Because I didn't want to be a secretary, I didn't think I'd need that skill when I grew up. I am SO happy that they made me take that class and that I learned how to key well.
Boy, I'll say, I loved Captain Kangaroo every morning. I remember when I was young, one time my mother was wanting to dress me for the day and I said."Not in front of Captain Kangaroo".funny how I remember that so clearly.
Jiffy Pop is a popcorn brand of ConAgra Foods. The product combines unpopped popcorn kernels and oil with an aluminum pan and folded aluminum foil lid. As the pan is heated, the popping corn causes the foil to unfold and puff up. Jiffy in the name referen
All women and girls were REQUIRED to wear these in any public swimming pool. Supposedly to keep hair out of the filter. I had one COVERED in plastic flowers.they did NOT keep your hair dry!) "Rubber Swimming Caps - hated these!
Huge wooden tv sets - that you had to change the channel. I remember that tv, man do i remember putting coins in side the tv thinking it's cool. Note that tv was our tv stand since it wasn"t working. Had that same tv.