By Derek Tait
Do you consider glam rock, flares, cheesecloth shirts and chopper motorcycles?
Then it appears like you have been fortunate sufficient to develop up in the course of the Nineteen Seventies.
Who may possibly disregard all of the glam rock bands of that period, like Slade, Wizard, dust and candy, or singers like Alvin Stardust, Marc Bolan and David Bowie?
What approximately these tremendous television exhibits like Starsky and Hutch, Kojak, Kung Fu and satisfied Days? style integrated platform sneakers (we all had a pair), flared trousers, brightly patterned shirts with large collars and vibrant kipper ties.
And each person recalls getting ready for energy cuts and that lengthy, sizzling summer time of 1976?
So dirt off your house hopper and sign up for us in this attention-grabbing trip via a adolescence throughout the seventies, with hilarious illustrations and a nostalgic journey down reminiscence lane for all those that grew up during this memorable decade.
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Do you keep in mind glam rock, flares, cheesecloth shirts and chopper motorcycles?
Then it feels like you have been fortunate sufficient to develop up in the course of the Nineteen Seventies.
Who may well disregard the entire glam rock bands of that period, like Slade, Wizard, dust and candy, or singers like Alvin Stardust, Marc Bolan and David Bowie?
What approximately these magnificent television indicates like Starsky and Hutch, Kojak, Kung Fu and satisfied Days? style integrated platform sneakers (we all had a pair), flared trousers, brightly patterned shirts with large collars and vibrant kipper ties.
And every body recalls getting ready for energy cuts and that lengthy, scorching summer season of 1976?
So dirt off your area hopper and sign up for us in this interesting trip via a adolescence through the seventies, with hilarious illustrations and a nostalgic journey down reminiscence lane for all those that grew up during this memorable decade.
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Additional resources for A 1970s Childhood: From Glam Rock to Happy Days
The store must have shut down before my mum had time to use them. Everybody used to collect them, and stamps were given away with purchases everywhere.
Perhaps most people didn’t have them. One I remember was a Vauxhall Victor, which was like a large Viva, and a few houses along, in about 1975, someone bought a Princess which seemed very flash and modern back then. The only other car in the street that sticks in my mind was a white Lotus sports car, which reminded me of the car belonging to The Saint or The Persuaders. It was very unusual to know someone who owned a sports car back in the 1970s. Nowadays, they’re everywhere. Green Shield Stamps were very popular at one time and the garages would offer you double stamps if you bought your petrol there.
Amazingly, she has kept it all these years. I can’t imagine that she ever wore it though. was that? Surely crossing the road was an easy task for an 11-year-old to accomplish and shouldn’t have been questioned. There were lots of punishments in the seventies for really minor things which teachers nowadays would not get away with. Every morning we’d have tutorial before we started our main lessons. We were all split up into ‘houses’ of different colours. Each house had its own assembly and, in the summer, would compete against each other during Sports Day.