The Great Little Quiz of 1963

The Great Little Quiz of 1963

1960s

How much do you remember about 1963?

Check out our Great Little Quiz from that very year.

The Way We Were - A 1960s Childhood

The Way We Were - A 1960s Childhood

1960s

Charlie Fleischer once said,

If you remember the '60s, you really weren't there!

but here's a random list of items that might jog your memory of growing up in Britain in the 1960s which ones do you remember like they were yesterday.

British Chart Toppers of the 1960s

British Chart Toppers of the 1960s

1960s

The Beatles dominated the pop scene in the 1960s with 17 chart-toppers giving them a combined total of 69 weeks at No.1, but before the days of Beatlemania, two other British acts were riding high in the hit parade which one was your pick of the pops?

But there were many other big stars of the decade. 

We have selected two of our favourites to cast the spotlight on; Matt Monro and Helen Shapiro.

Billy Fury‚ What Gave Him the X Factor?

Billy Fury‚ What Gave Him the X Factor?

1960s

Often hailed as 'Britain's own Elvis Presley', Billy Fury was one of the nation's first rock and roll stars and a true pop idol.

The Great Little Quiz of 1967

The Great Little Quiz of 1967

1960s

How much do you remember about 1967?

Take our quick quiz and see how much you can recall!

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Playground Memories: The Witch's Hat and the Swing Boats

Playground Memories: The Witch's Hat and the Swing Boats

1950s

What was your favourite playground equipment? Did it always involve danger!

Was it the witch's hat, the swing boats, plank or cheese cutter? Why do they all sound like medieval torture devices and were they really that dangerous? 

Terry Nappies - How Did You Wash Yours?

Terry Nappies - How Did You Wash Yours?

1940s

New mums today have the choice of whether to use cloth or disposable nappies, but it was a different story back in the day.

Disposable nappies were invented in the '40s, but it would be well into the '60s before they really began to catch on, so if you remember the days of terry-towelling nappies, how did you wash yours?

Have Your Say - Should Children Swap Their Tech Devices For More Traditional Play?

Have Your Say - Should Children Swap Their Tech Devices For More Traditional Play?

1950s
Is it right to say that all children prefer their 'tech' devices to the more traditional outside play?
Jacko Monkey - Were You Lucky Enough To Own One?

Jacko Monkey - Were You Lucky Enough To Own One?

1950s
Jacko Monkey, originally native to Woolworths, was a popular choice of toy in the '60s and '70s
Cliff Richard, Seven Decades of Pop and Still Rockin'?

Cliff Richard, Seven Decades of Pop and Still Rockin'?

1950s
He's known as the 'Peter Pan of Pop' and his youthful looks have long fascinated the media, but what about his music?
Steve McQueen - What Makes 'The King of Cool' a Timeless Icon?

Steve McQueen - What Makes 'The King of Cool' a Timeless Icon?

1960s
Steve McQueen died in 1980, over thirty-five years ago, yet the 'McQueen Factor' remains in everything he touched. In 2014, a 1967 Ferrari he once owned sold at auction for £6 million, around four times more than the car's worth had it not belonged to The King of Cool, so what is it about the man that makes him such a timeless icon?
Saturday Morning Picture Clubs - Revisited.

Saturday Morning Picture Clubs - Revisited.

1950s
Saturday Morning Picture Clubs were one of the most prolific pastimes for children growing up in post-war Britain.