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The Spirit of a 1950s Christmas

'50s
Long before Morecambe and Wise took over the TV Christmas schedule, the 1950s festive season for children was all about decorations, eating and the anticipation of presents from Santa Claus.....
Did You Have A Favourite Doll Growing Up?

Did You Have A Favourite Doll Growing Up?

1950s

Did you have a favourite dolly when you were growing up, or did you dream of one day owning a certain type of doll?

Take a trip down memory lane and see how many of these delightful dollies you loved to love.

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.

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
Playground Games, How Have They Stood The Test of Time?

Playground Games, How Have They Stood The Test of Time?

'60s

Playground Games from yesteryear can be still heard in playgrounds up and down the land.

Double Decker Memories - 'Fares Please'

Double Decker Memories - 'Fares Please'

1950s

Does anyone get a bus ticket anymore?

Is it still possible to climb on board a moving bus?

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Do You Remember? - Top Toys from the '60s and '70s

1960s
If you were a child in the '60s or the '70s, you'll no doubt have fond memories of the toys you played with, and probably a few more of the toys you saw on TV and desperately wanted to play with.
Keeping Toddlers Busy in the '60s and '70s

Keeping Toddlers Busy in the '60s and '70s

1960s
If you had toddlers at home in the '60s and '70s, can you remember how you kept them busy while you got on with your housework?
Street Games‚ Six Favourites from Years Gone By

Street Games‚ Six Favourites from Years Gone By

1950s
If you grew up in a time when children still played together out in the street, what games do you remember playing

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