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
Florins, Tanners and Shillings the Yearning For Old Time Currency.

Florins, Tanners and Shillings the Yearning For Old Time Currency.

1950s
For bringing back forgotten memories, there isn't anything much better than thinking about what you could buy with 2d or a shilling.
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?
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. 
The Way We Wore - Teddy Boys.

The Way We Wore - Teddy Boys.

1950s
After the Second World War, Britain saw the creation of perhaps the first true teenage revolution, The Teddy Boy.
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David Essex‚ Bad Boy to OBE and Beyond

1970s
It's often said that someone can be aged by the actor they know as Doctor Who, and perhaps the same can be said of which David Essex you know. He's a chart-topping singer and songwriter, actor on screen and stage, and writer of books and musicals. Over four decades of stardom and still going strong, so what's his secret? 
Sewing memories

Memory Lane: Sewing Class

1950s
Did you love sewing classes at school? What was the hardest: sewing on sleeves or threading a bobbin? Would you have preferred to do metalwork or woodwork?
Adam Faith, Rags, Riches, Reinvention and Resolve

Adam Faith, Rags, Riches, Reinvention and Resolve

'60s
From teen idol to TV star, and music manager to a financial advisor, Adam Faith was a master of reinvention who, according to '60s rock critic Nik Cohn, introduced, the concept of pop singer as a thinker.
collection of 1960s and 1970s toys

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.
The Way We Wore - Mods

The Way We Wore - Mods

'60s
Historically Mod culture has been pigeon-holed as an early to mid-'60s youth movement that had a resurgence in the early 1980s. It has, however, be...

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