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Happy Birthday! HAPPY DAYS is 30 years old

Happy Days first aired on January 15, 1974. read more...

The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand

40 years ago the number one song around the world was "I Want To Hold Your Hand" by The Beatles. 40 years from now the year will be 2044. That seems so far away. read more...

Retro Travel ART DECO Napier New Zealand

New Zealand - what a gorgeous country. It's known for it's pure nature (and lately, Xena and Lord of the Rings). You can go bungee jumping, hiking, jet boating, and .... read more...

Watching the Ball Drop

Did you know that the tradition of watching the ball lower every New Year's Eve in Times Square began almost 100 years ago? read more...

11:59 pm, Just Before 1990

December 31st, 1989. New Year's Eve Party. What a sad night.

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Drive-In Theatres Are Going Bye-Bye

While the new movie theatres that show a gazillion movies at once do have lots of movie options to choose from and plush stadium seating, nothing beats seeing a movie right und read more...

Retro Florida Attractions

As a kid I remember traveling down US 19 in Florida and seeing endless billboards for all the Florida attractions. This was after Disney World opened, so many of the other Florida tourist attractions were already suffering. I admit, I was more into Disney World than any of the other places in Florida, but today I regret that I didn't get to see more of the other, older attractions. Many of them are gone today.

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Yesterday Once More - The Carpenters

This blog entry is archived from the previous Retropolis site. read more...

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