Retro Valentines for 60s Kids

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If you grew up in the 1960s you are now IN your 60s – that’s just how cool we are!

Take a step back in time with these Valentines designed just for you!

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This was called a Kit-Cat Clock and the eyes moved as the tail swished.

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The Beatles first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964.

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Barbie debuted on March 9, 1959 at the American International Toy Fair.

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American Bandstand, hosted by Dick Clark, ran from 1952 to 1989.

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According to the AT&T archives, 27% of its customers were still on party lines in 1965.

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Gilligan’s Island ran for three seasons — the first, filmed in black and white, was later colorized.

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The U.S. military used View-Master for training during World War II.

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Vinyl records have made an amazing comeback, with more than 41 million sold in 2021.

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Old card catalogs are often repurposed as furniture or storage units.

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Wax lips were created in 1924 and are still available.

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The annual Fluff Festival in Somerville, Massachusetts is held each September.

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“Operation” was invented in 1964 and sold for $500 and the promise of a job (that was not honored!)

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The original Easy Bake Oven, introduced in 1963, was heated by two 100-watt light bulbs.

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Before the advent of packaged gelatin, animal bones were boiled to create jellied treats — yum!


Happy Valentine’s Day to all my fellow Boomers! Check out another romantic story and thanks for reading!

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