Here you'll find the people, places, things, and ideas that shaped and are continuing to influence Baby Boomers, who themselves are getting older, retiring, and then taking up traveling, leisure activities, family responsibilities, part-time jobs, volunteer positions, or even new encore careers in record numbers.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
1967 Was Definitely More Hi-Tech Than You Remember
Kids today — and, well, Millennials and the rest of us, too — can hardly imagine life without a smartphone. What would happen to society without the internet? It was a mere 25 years ago that we lived without those two tentpoles of the 21st century.
Imagine if we rolled the clock back twice as far. 1967. Half a century ago. We must have been living in the Stone Age!
Not quite. Computers, music in your pocket, portable video cameras, channel surfing with the clicker… all of it was available. Just look at these vintage ads from '67 that show the world was filled with wondrous technology. After all, we were sending men into outer space.