Archives For Retro News Wednesday

  1. Sunday Dinner recipes: That’s Italian! (1974)

Sunday Italian dinner recipes 1974

2. Take a look! Vintage View-Master reels & viewers

Chilly Willy's Igloo-viewmaster reel

3.Sarah Weinman on Women Crime Writers of the ’40s and ’50s, and the sweet smell of suspense

4. Rare color photos from 1930s-40s

5. Top 10 Historical Events of the 1940s

The Berlin Airlift

6. Wessels Living History Farm 1940s

German soldier in Russia

7. 1950s George Wythe High School graduate leaves behind big donation

8. The Year 1950 from the People History

  1. Bloopers

2. 20 Most Dangerous Kids Toys Ever Sold

3. Rare 1970s Commercials

4. Retro Bikes

5. Sensations 70s – Today Perth News

6. Jane Pauley Gene Shalit Iran Crisis II Retro 1979

7. Kids React: Rotary Phones

8. Fire destroys the Miralago ballroom in the “No Man’s Land”

  1. Historic Photos: Public transit marks 118 years in Boston

2. Raspberry Pi transforms upright piano into a retro loop player

3. Retro News Round-Up – September 201

4. The Unrealized Horror of Population Explosion

5. Video: Retro Music is Hard-Wired Into Your Brain Because of Science, Not Just Because It’s Awesome


6. 10 Best Sitcoms From The ’90S

Best TV shows from the 90's

7. The Long War on Cancer

8. “Frank Kelly’s poster for Queen’s “News of the World” tour, 1977.”

“Frank Kelly’s poster for Queen’s “News of the World” tour, 1977.” ~retro-futurism


  1. QUIZ: Test Your Retro TV Smarts

Retro TV Quiz

2. BJ the Chicago Kid Goes Retro in Quirky New ‘That Girl’ Music Video

3. Live Aid: Bob Geldof’s Original Response to SPIN’s 1986 Exposé

4. Happy 30th Birthday Amiga!

The Amiga A1000

5. The Worst U.S. Storms of All Time

The Worst U.S. Storms Of All Time

6. What Was the First Movie Ever Made?

7. The first ever recorded song : Au Clair De La Lune. Original and mastered noise filtered audio

8. The First Car Ever Made – Still Runs

9. How the world’s first rock concert ended in chaos

10. Home Sweet Stone-age Home: Britain’s first house at 10,500 years old is uncovered by archaeologists

Ancient find: Manchester University student Ruth Whyte on the archaelogical dig in Flixton near Scarborough which has unearthed an 11,000 year old tree and remains

Retro News Wednesday Just For You

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

1. Demolished 1920s Carlton Tavern ‘should be rebuilt’

Carlton Tavern - Google Maps image

2. 1920s Silent Film, Native American Cast Get Due Decades Late

3. Secret service officials discussed smearing Labour party in 1920s

Papers show top UK intelligence committee, whose members included

Winston Churchill, discussed ‘anti-red activities’ following Zinoviev letter incident

Russian Communist leader Grigory Zinoviev.

4. World War I, the 1920s and Modern Cool

World War I tore down old traditions and gave counterculture a chance to begin again.

Prussian guard infantry leave Berlin on their way to the front line in August 1914 during World War I.

5. Madonna’s caterpillars, Marlene Dietrich’s shocked shape, Pamela Anderson’s pencil lines and Cara Delevingne’s bushy brow: How eyebrows evolved since the 1920s

For more than a century, women have loved fiddling with their eyebrows. Pictured: Marlene DietrichIn the 1950s, caterpillars  were in mode thanks to stars like Audrey HepburnMany women are still trying to recover from the  Scouse brow of recent years. Pictured: Katie PriceBritish supermodel Cara Delevingne is being credited with spearheading the new obsession

6. 1920s V: Al Jolson & Two Landmark Hits

Good News Program

7. Duke students’ blood donations paid off in the 1920s

In the 1950s, Duke students were lining up to donate blood.

8. HIV’s origins traced to Kinshasa in 1920s

 The rise in the use of trains caused HIV to spread more easily, researchers believe.

9. Wildwood Sanatorium in the News.

10. Korakia a taste of 1920s Tangier in Palm Springs

Retro News Wednesday Just For You

Wednesday, March 01, 2015

1. Civil rights protesters arrested in 1960s Birmingham will thank FDNY for fighting fire-hose, dog attacks

2. Top 10 Historical Moments of the 1960s

3. This is the man who designed the 1970s

4. 7 technologies to thank the 1970s for


5. 1970s Christmas in Teesside: Top telly, turkey and a Tomahawk bike

6. 50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 1970s


7. “Brady Bunch” Star Barry Williams Revives 1970s un Great American Country’s “A Very Barry Branson”

8. Childhood in the US ‘safer than in the 1970s’

Computer game

9. Dietary advice from the 1970s found to be a big fat mistake

10. Top 10 books about the 1970s

Led Zeppelin in concert in San Francisco, 1973

Retro News Wednesday Just For You

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

1. The Ferry: A Civil Rights Story

2. Jack Kevorkian Dies, Leaves Controversial Legacy, No Successor

3. 1950s American cars aren’t collector’s items in Cuba


4. The mystery of Crooked Cottage: Home abandoned over ten years ago is still filled with food and belongings of long-gone residents 

Known as the Crooked Cottage, this rural Hertfordshire home is believed to have been untouched since its owners, said to be a married couple, departed

5. Original Rolling Stones to rock Old Capitol

tcl stones 03.JPG

6. The Truman Doctrine, 1947

President Harry Truman

7. What Women Used to Wear to Play Sports

As these vintage photos show, turn-of-the-century sportswear was much different than today’s performance gear.



8. Bing Crosby Sang Me a Lullaby

A chance encounter on a train led to an unforgettable photo.

bing crosby


9. Hey, Mom Used To Make That


10. Flashback Music Memories