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  • you've put a Fizzies tablet in your mouth
  • you have a Beatles poster in your living room now
  • you remember the first skateboards and probably made your own
  • you can remember the first house on the block to get a color TV
  • you remember that on Sunday night, you could see NBC shows in color
  • there were telephone party lines
  • there was a time without zip codes
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I can remember when:

 

Texting was a matter of passing a note in class and not getting caught!

A Play Station had swings and a slide!

I rode in the back of my family's station wagon making faces at the driver behind us!

I wrapped my school books in a brown paper bag as a book cover!

 

And last, but not least, I remember when being a "Crack Salesman" was a very good thing!!!

 

Ha!

 

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When you recall watching the Beatles appear for thr first time on U.S.television on the Ed Sullivan Show!

 

When Kennedy was assisnated and school was let go early and the entire nation was mourning.

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I know I am a baby boomer at the end of the booming season, because I remember being 3 years old and seeing on the black and white tv regarding President Kennedy's assasination. Also remember the civil rights marches.

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I'm sort of a pre-boomer since I was born during WWII instead of after.  However, I remember all the things mentioned by Astraea and more.  I didn't have a Beatles poster on my wall, that was my younger sister.  Actually, my mother didn't allow things to be pinned or taped to the wall, but my mirror was covered with photos of Eddie Fisher, Tab Hunter, Rock Hudson, Robert Wagner and Johnny Mathis.  My mother had a problem with my crush on Johnny Mathis so I think that made me one of the first "civil rights" protestors.

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You remember:

 

  • Where you were when President Kennedy was assassinated,
  • When Martin Luthor King was assassinated,
  • When Bobby Kennedy was assassinated,
  • Viet Nam War protests & sit-ins,
  • Real hippies, not just the cleaned up faux recent versions,

 


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You had a poster of The Beatles on your bedroom wall.

 

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