Thursday , 19 October 2017

50 Years Ago This Is What Life Was Like

Like was so much simpler 50 years ago.

In 1967 it cost $42,000 for a Superbowl ad.

01-50_years_ago

Slurpees became available in all 7-11 locations after successfully being tested in small markets.

02-50_years_ago

The Maple Leafs won their last Stanley Cup.

03-50_years_ago


The Ouija Board from Parker Brothers was one of the most popular ‘toys’ that year.

04-50_years_ago

U.S.A. and Russia signed a treaty agreeing not to nuke the moon.

05-50_years_ago


Kerplunk made its debut in 1967 along with Mega Bloks, and Talking G.I. Joe action figures.

06-50_years_ago

Lite Brite also made its debut.

07-50_years_ago


The Beatles released their iconic ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ album.

08-50_years_ago

Rolling Stone began publication, selling 5,000 copies of their first issue.

09-50_years_ago

After failing to sell under previous names ‘The Aristocrat’ and ‘The Blue Ribbon Burger,’ The Big Mac was officially born, making its debut at a Uniontown, Pennsylvania restaurant.

10-50_years_ago

Protests against the Vietnam War were popping up all over the country.

11-50_years_ago

Aretha Franklin was one of the biggest pop stars of the year.

12-50_years_ago

Aretha Franklin was one of the biggest pop stars of the year.

Some of the biggest sex symbols of ’67 included Ursula Andress.

13-50_years_ago

Ann Margret.

14-50_years_ago

And Claudia Cardinale.

15-50_years_ago

‘The Andy Griffith Show’ was the most popular show on T.V.

16-50_years_ago

The St. Louis Cardinals won the world series.

17-50_years_ago

Lyndon B. Johnson was named TIME Magazine’s Man of the Year.

18-50_years_ago

The Monkees released their number 1 hit “I’m a Believer”

19-50_years_ago


The most popular movie of the year was ‘Cool Hand Luke.’

20-50_years_ago