60 S, Childhood Memories, Childhood Things, 1970S, 60S, Pet Rocks, Memory Lane, Childhood Favorites
By his own admission, ad executive Larry Dahl created the idea for a pet rock while having drinks with some buddies. The fad peaked during the 1975 Christmas season and it is estimated that Dahl earned more than $15 million during the six months that Pet Rocks were popular, with more than 5 million sold in just a few months.
Pet Rocks were a 1970s collectible conceived in Los Gatos, California by advertising executive Gary Dahl. In April 1975, Dahl was in a bar listening to his friends complain about their pets. This gave him the idea for the perfect "pet": a rock. A rock would not need to be fed, walked, bathed, groomed and would not die, become sick, or be disobedient. The fad lasted about six months and made him a millionaire,
Pet Rock! Bought one at a yard sale in the 70's. Good times.
Pet Rocks, complete with owner's manual. Such a good pet.
pet rock; for some reason, I'm really attracted to this!
We really did love our pet rocks!
Pet Rocks...my mom had one!
Yes I had one...Pet Rock
Remember pet rocks?
Vintage Pet Rock - With Booklet - Straw Nest - 1970s - Novelty Item - by Rock…
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The Pet Rock Fad of the 1970's complete with "The Care and training of your PET ROCK" booklet!
1975 Pet Rock manual, hahaha my sister had a pet rock, its name was froggy! LOL :)
1975 Pet Rock manual. Got my daddy one for Christmas back then. lol
1975 Pet Rock manual Couldn't believe these even made a $1
1975 Pet Rock manual- My goodness it isn't organic!
Get a Pet Rock! childhood memories...
1975 Pet Rock manual
In August, I did a blog entry called "That 70s Surf" with some favorite things from the 70s. Since I've been thinking about the 70s quilts a lot lately, I thought I'd do another 70s Surf blog with more things I remember all too well. Of course, there was the Pet Rock. When I first saw this classic McDonald's Big Mac commercial I had to practice saying "Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun." Even though I was just a kid, I wanted to be smarter than all the grown-ups in the commercial who couldn't get it right. Some people were just in a haze in the 70s, but nothing got past me. That's not to say I wasn't a total goofball. The classic "Manamanah" from Sesame Street was one of the songs I still, to this day, find myself singing. I was busy avoiding schoolwork, watching cartoons, and collecting Wacky Packs. Without question, my favorite food in the 1970s was cereal. Any kind of cereal would do, if it was full of sugar, had cartoon characters and prizes or games. I ate Quisp, Count Chocula, Frankenberry, Boo Berry, King Vitamin, Super Sugar Crisp, Sugar Pops, Cocoa and Fruity Pebbles, Cookie Crisp, and my all-time favorite, Cap'n Crunch! There was regular Cap'n Crunch, Peanut Butter Crunch, Vanilla Crunch, and my absolute favorite, Cap'n Crunch with Crunchberries!! It wasn't until the late 70s that I learned about pizza parlors. Before that, Mom made homemade pizza sometimes but the rest of the time we had Tree Tavern frozen pizza. The Tree Tavern started as a tavern and restaurant on Crosby Avenue in Paterson, New Jersey, and was a landmark location in Paterson through the 1950’s and 1960’s - right in the heart of the city. The Francia family presided over the restaurant from the very beginning. They froze the very first Tree Tavern Pizza in 1955 and was the first frozen pizza ever sold in a supermarket. I would still eat a Tree Tavern pizza, but in 1977 our family moved to south Jersey, closer to Philly than New York. That's where we discovered the local pizza parlor, Sal & Joes. It was similar to the one in the opening scene of Saturday Night Fever. Toward the end of the 70s, disco wasn't as cool as it used to be, so I started listening to classic rock on WMMR in Philadelphia. That's when I discovered Pink Floyd. I don't think I was ever the same after that! Developing an appreciation for time and money was just the beginning.
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1970s Pet Rock - it was all the rage.... I remember the fad, but I don't think I joined in the craze.
The Pet Rock fad of the 1970s!! I remember buying one from one of those toy machines in the entrance of a store. You know those machines you could buy giant gum balls,candy or toys for a quarter. The toys & plastic jewelry came in those clear round plastic containers kinda like an egg.
Pet Rocks were a 1970s fad conceived in Los Gatos, California, by an advertising executive, Gary Dahl. The first Pet Rocks were ordinary gray pebbles bought at a builder's supply store and marketed as if they were live pets. The fad lasted only about six months, ending with the Christmas season in December 1975; but in its short run, the Pet Rock made Dahl a millionaire. In 1975, Dahl established 'Rock Bottom Productions,' a company that sold the rocks for $3.95 each.
Pet+Rock | do you remember the pet rock craze of the 1970s some guy in california ...
1970s Fads and Trends | The Pet Rock Fad of the 1970′s
Quite the rage in the early 60s.
Pet Rock, childhood memories
what a blast (;
More Things I remember when I was growing up…
Curtain Pulls Crystalite Pets 1976
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CRYSTALITE PETS~1976-from the santa's workshop at school! we bought and gave to our mama's for $.15
Childhood Memories •~• Crystalite Pets, 1976 (I *still* have my set just like this one. ~ Heather)
CRYSTALITE PETS~1976 I used to LOVE these little pets and collected them when I was young! :)
CRYSTALITE PETS~1976 OMG!!! My grandma had these and I LOVED playing with them!!!!!!!!
CRYSTALITE PETS~1976 LOVED THESE...those I was so sophisticated with my crystal
CRYSTALITE PETS~1976 https://www.facebook.com/NobodyPutsBabyinCorner
Crystal Pets were my favorite. I actually wish I still had them.
CRYSTALITE PETS~1976 Plastic beeldjes met gekleurde stukjes.
CRYSTALITE PETS~1976 loved these
Bell Logo, Taco Bell, Classic Signage, Vintage Signs, Taco Meat, Bell Remember, Bell Signs, Sign Remember
Taco Bell use to have a hamburger called the Bell Beefer. It was the taco meat inside a soft bun, so good!
Wow...the Old Taco Bell sign...remember this??? I remember having to drive an hour to get to one. Now they are on every other corner. lol
old Taco Bell sign...Glen Bell Opened his 1st taco stand, Bell's Drive-in in'46. Six yrs later, sold it & opened Taco Mia, and El Taco...sold both, one to his partner & in '62 opened first Taco Bell in Downey, CA. A LA cop bought the first franchise in '64, in '67 the 100th opened, in ’70 he went publis with 325 restaurants. In '78 Pepsi approached him & bought him out. Taco Bell hit a bump in the 80's but came back & there's Taco Bells all over the world, some countries offer fries on the m...
Wow...the Old Taco Bell sign...remember this??? -Yes I do.-jw
We used to eat here all the time. Taco Bell vintage sign
Wow...the Old Taco Bell sign...remember this???....
Taco Bell - Remember this?
old Taco Bell logo
90 S, 70 S, Pop Rocks, Childhood Memories, Nostalgic Food, Rock Candy, Rocks Candy
Pop Rocks Strawberry - .33 oz by Pop Rocks Candy in 1970's Candy | 1970's Candy, 1980's Candy at Hometown Favorites Retro and Nostalgic Candy - .Hometown Favorites
Pop Rocks®. This timeless rock candy “pops” in your mouth! Fun for birthday parties or classroom celebrations, these sweet goodies come in assorted strawberry, watermelon and tropical punch flavors. A classic treat for kids of all ages!
Have you heard about crystal meth being given to children in a form that looks and smells like pop rock candy. Must read article!
Nostalgic Foods - Pop Rocks candy. Loved these as a kid. So much fun! -mj
Pop Rocks Strawberry - .33 oz by Pop Rocks Candy in 1970's Candy | 1970's
Pop Rocks ~ Childhood Memories
Pop Rocks popping candy
Love pop rocks!
Take a nostalgic trip down memory lane with some groovy 70’s fads… Jaws Game Sea Monkeys Spirograph Slime Silly String Mood Ring 8 Ball Clackers Pop Rocks Rock Candy Candy Cigarettes Big Wheels Shrinky Dinks Gee Your Hair Smells Terrific Disco Flower Power Life in the 70’s was far out man, more 70’s fads …
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Magic Rocks! @Sandra Pendle Block do you have any idea how many of these I bought from Sands....with the Aunt Ruth discount? :) Good memories!
Magic Rocks! Mom got these for me a few times. It was to watch them grow. BL
Magic Rocks! Find them at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores and Restaurants.
Magic Rocks! don't have any idea how many of these I bought -Good memories!
Magic Rocks. One of my all time favorite kiddie favorites
Magic Rocks! Growing them in the old fish bowl
Magic Rocks...loooooved these!!!!
Magic Rocks! Loved these!!
Loved to grow Moon Rocks
clairol herbal essence
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I remember this. Lol. I really loved this shampoo and how it smelled. The commercial showed your hair smell like flowers. I really miss the scent
Clairol Herbal Essence - Lol I even remember the super corny ads for this! #1980s #Childhood Memories
Clairol Herbal Essence shampoo - I remember this as having the most wonderful smell; I wonder if I would still love it...
The ORIGINAL Clairol HERBAL ESSENCE shampoo....we always had a bottle in our shower! The closest thing I found to smelling like this is PALMOLIVE CAPRICE which is a Mexican brand...get the green HERBAL. I also found a shower gel from Softsoap...Fresh Aloe which I only found at a Dollar Tree before!
Clairol Herbal Essence Shampoo - made your hair smell so great!
My favorite smelling shampoo. I remember this. Lol.
Used this for a long time...
Best shampoo smell. Evah!
My favorite shampoo!
the original (I can still smell it.)
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Clairol Herbal Essence Shampoo!---This was my favorite shampoo in the world. I wish they still made it like this.
Clairol Herbal Essence Shampoo.........it made my hair smell so good! I remember selling oodles of this at a Target store that I worked at. I loved that shampoo! It was a real trend, starting back in the 70s.
Clairol Herbal Essence Shampoo!! Loved, loved, loved this shampoo!! Used it in the late 60's early 70's… Loved how my hair smelled.
Clairol Herbal Essence Shampoo. smelled so great and worked so badly, as only the most organic of sodium-laureth compounds can.
OMG this was my absolute FAVORITE shampoo in high school. Made your hair smell soooo awesome.
Clairol Herbal Essence Shampoo - tried all the makes-your-hair-smell-good shampoos
The original Clairol Herbal Essence Shampoo. I can still smell it !!
Clairol Herbal Essence Shampoo. Ah high school hair!
Clairol Herbal Essence Shampoo - smelled heavenly
The Original McDonalds Menu
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The Original McDonalds Menu! This is so cool... I could get a burger, fries, and a drink with my 50 cent allowance!
Original McDonald's menu .. ask students to think of ten math problems using the menu. Or older students can just use the site to make up math problems. How fun! ALSO Check out 50+ #FreeMath resources here: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Mathfilefoldergames/Price-Range/Free
Pictures From the 1950s | PHOTO – The Original McDonald’s Menu with Prices of the food back ...
prices in the 50s | ... The Original McDonald's Menu with Prices of the food back in the 50's
Original Menu - and to think I got to eat at one of the original McDonald's when it opened!
The Original McDonald's Menu with Prices of the food back in the 50′s
The Original McDonalds Menu! Wow what a diff 50 years makes
McDonald's Vintage Ads
The original McDonald’s menu
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Magic slates. Wore them out fast, but could count on getting a new one every Christmas as a kid. Gives new meaning to the word DELETE.
Magic slates. The iPod of my generation for family road trips.
Magic slates ..we had these on long car trips!
Magic slates never lasted long at our house.
Loved these when I was a kid. Magic slates
Magic Slate....Oh, I loved this!
Magic slates... so very lo-tech!
Magic slates- I loved these! <3
best toy for the car, ever!
The original 'Chex Mix'
Doo Dads, Childhood Memories, 1970 S, 80 S
From the Snack Aisle: doo-dads Company: Nabisco.Years:Late 60's-90's~Nabisco,Doo Dads Introduction magazine ad close-up 1966 by JasonLiebig,via Flickr
Doo dads snack mix- my favorite. Chex mix can't compare-- why do they stop making all the good stuff?
doo dads | Nabisco - Doo Dads Introduction magazine ad - close-up - 1966 | Flickr ...still enjoy these today.
Loved these as a kid! doo dads | Nabisco - Doo Dads Introduction magazine ad - close-up - 1966 | Flickr ...
Doo Dads........I LOVED these. They were my favorite snack as a kid.
My Mom LOVED these....better not be caught trying to sneak any...
doo dads | Nabisco - before chex snack mix came out
Doo Dads--best snack mix ever
doo-dads Company: Nabisco Years: Late 60's-90's Image from Jason Liebig Another great Nabisco Snack Mix that people seem to fondly remember is doo dads. It was a snack made up of 5 different parts: Toasted peanuts, pretzels, rice squares, wheat squares and cheese Tid-Bit Crackers (which were so popular you could buy Tid-Bits by themselves). I know it sounds like Chex Mix, but as it turns out, it was nothing even close, so much that if you even compare them to an avid doo-dad lover you will get beaten. They are nothing alike. doo dads are 100X better (or so I've been told). Once a snack staple starting in the late 60s, they really became a childhood favorite of everyone in the 70's/80's. In the 90's, as sales stared to slip due to the influx of chips/crackers/snacks that were in the market, doo dads tried out some new flavors hoping to bring them back to life, but the as the 90's came to a close so did doo dads. (though I have heard people say they lasted into the early 2000's....if anyone can confirm that let me know). 90's "Flavor" box (Cheddar and Herb) - photo by ManKatt I remember eating them as a kid in the 80's, but I don't have the same connection that a lot of people seem to have - eating them while playing board games with the family...snacking on them during long car rides....sharing a box with dad while watching football on Sundays.....doo dads were a popular snack that many people trace back to their youth. Sadly, they are now gone. Will they ever return from extinction? People have been trying to get Nabisco to relaunch them for years now, but we will have to wait and see if doo-dad nation gets their prayers answered. Oh, and if you turn the box upside down, it looks like "spap oop". I've seen lots of people make this observation, so flipping the box must have been a regular occurrence for kids in the 70's and 80's. image by Jason Liebig
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#90s #80s #vintage #retro #nostalgia #throwback #oldschool #childhood Uno!!!! ..I would save 3 Draw 4's, 2 skips, 2 Reverse, and last my Wild Card to kill my enemy!!!! =) I was so good nobody wanted to play with me..lol
The original Uno card game.. I remember summer nights at the shore w/cousins playing this game....LOVED those nights
The original Uno card game. Played this with my Grandma and my Aunt and mom all the time.
Vintage Uno Cards...Played these within the last 5yrs with my Granddaughter!
The original Uno card game. Many happy times spent playing with my grandma.
Vintage Uno Cards...I still have mine... and the Skip~Bo cards too! ;)
This is what my uno cards looked like.
Wow one of your favorite cards games
Vintage Uno Cards- loved playing UNO
Dick and Jane
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Aaaaaahahahahahahaha!!!! I've re-read all of the originals to my own kid, and these always translated the dirtiest to me! I even had a hard time as a kid reading them. Maybe I'm the issue...
dick and jane books from the 1960s | Ask and you shall receive!
Childhood Memories, Blast, Rocks Loved, Magic Rocks, Remember Growing, Comic Book, Vintage Toys
Magic Rocks ad from the back of comic books...they looked so cool but were always disappointing.
Magic Rocks! Loved these! Always had to have them when I saw them in the store!
Magic Rocks - loved looking into my little world that grew over night.
magic rocks! I remember ordering these out of the back of comic books
magic rocks! Always an ad for these in the back of every comic book.
magic rocks ad in the back of every comic book!
magic rocks! Loved these!!
Remember growing these.
#oldschool #80s #cartoons #childhood #memories #rainbowbrite 80-s-babies
My Favorite Martian #1
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My Favorite Martian (1963-68, CBS) starring Ray Walston as Uncle Martin the Martian & Bill Bixby as Tim O'Hara, Gold Key Comic Book, 1963
My Favorite Martian (1963-68, CBS) starring Ray Walston as 'Uncle Martin' (the Martian) Bill Bixby as 'Tim O'Hara'
Gold Key My Favorite Martian Comic With Ray Walston (1964). A Real live Martian visits Earth and out of this world things begin to happen. Jack Chertok Tel...
My Favorite Martian #1 / 1960s Show about what? ah yes ... 1960s OUTERSPACE, !
My Favorite Martian (1963-68, CBS) starring Ray Walston
My Favorite Martian (1963-68)
My Favorite Martian #1 - Russ Manning art & cover: Rating and review by Pencil Ink, a vintage comic book artists blog & checklist.
Gold Key My Favorite Martian Comic With Ray Walston 1964
Liddle Kiddles 1966 JCPenney catalog
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Always Selling Quality Vintage Dolls & Toys! http://www.rubylane.com/shop/vintage-toys-and-dolls/ilist/?id=0
i would have loved playing with these Liddle Kiddle dolls. I remember them from childhood, but not ALL these cool ones. My aunt had these and I loved them!!
Liddle Kiddles 1960s. I had a couple. I liked them because they came in little perfume bottles and soda bottles and were scented.. and little and cute
Always Selling Quality Vintage Dolls & Toys! https://www.etsy.com/shop/VintageToysDolls?ref=search_shop_redirect
Liddle Kiddles 1960s catalog ad. I loved these. Still have the Cowgirl, and her horse!
Liddle Kiddles 1960s....for some reason I still have that little rocking horse....
Liddle Kiddles 1960s catalog ad - I had the dollhouse Biff The Fireman and more
Liddle Kiddles 1960s. LOVED these. Used them as children for my Barbie doll.
Liddle Kiddles .... Loved these!
1972 Rock Survey!
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Top songs 1972; how many of these do you remember the words to? Back when AM radio was king and very diverse.
Top songs 1972; That was the first year I was really aware of popular music and started buying 45 records at the drug store whenever I had a little money.
Top songs 1972; Wow- how many of these do you remember the words to? A lot happened in 1972 for us!
Top songs 1972; Wow - how many of these do you remember the words to?
1972 Rock Survey..
Top 100 songs 1972
1972 Song lists
Top 100 1972
Write on Boards
90 S, 1980, Childhood Memories, Memory Lane, Throwback, 80 S
magic slate. one of the things to keep us happy on road trips
Magic Slate - always got these on our annual summer road trips!
magic slate. We always had these when we were on road trips.
magic slate- these were road trip favorite!!!
magic slate - had these for our road trips
Loving this trip down memory lane :)
The Magic Slate ~ Childhood Memories
Wow...throwback..so so cool..
anyone remember 1980's toys - Google Search Magic slate 1980's toy medical kit - Google Search Chubbles #80s...O..M..G.. I had one and I totally forgot what it was called!
The Original Cast of Sesame Street