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By Old Soul Retro Gal | All things retro and nostalgic for your inner old soul.

The 60's Mod Culture | Retro Eye Candy Vol 5

This series of Retro Eye Candy visually explores the mod culture in England during the sixties.Brought about by a teenage spending spree and a new …

Working-class

How Teenage Girls Transformed The War Effort in the 1940's | Retro Time Machine Vol 4

In this series of the Retro Time Machine, we travel back to the 1940's and discover how teenage girls kept war materials rolling in factories all …

Hairstyling

The Most Fascinating Rebels of the 1950's

The fifties were a groundbreaking time in our history. Many changes were taking place. Life after the depression and war left young Americans …

Marlon Brando

Fifties Nostalgia | Retro Eye Candy Vol 4

This weeks Retro Eye Candy series features fifties nostalgia.During the fifties convenience was king. And there was no place this was more evident …

Ice Cream

Binge TV Retro Inspired Shows

Looking for some retro inspired TV shows to binge watch on netflix? We’ve got the latest list that will nurture your old soul with stories from …

TV shows

Easter Wishes From Elvis | Retro Time Machine Vol 3

In this series of the Retro Time Machine we travel back to the 1950's with Elvis at Easter.I found this note a few years ago while scouring the …

Elvis Presley

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Dance Demonstration of Chubby Checker's “The Twist” (1961)

More than fifty years ago, a new dance craze swept the world and changed for ever the way people move.<br>It's 1961, and a new era is dawning. On the …

Dancing

1940s Bike Girls: Fascinating Photos of Female Motorcyclists From 1949, Taken by Loomis Dean for LIFE Magazine

These are some badass girls! In an era when it might have been strange to see woman in pants, their doing that while riding motorcycles! So inspiring …

Motorcycles

Retro classic: Roberts Revival 1950s-style DAB radio

Retro to Go <br>Retro classic: Roberts Revival 1950s-style DAB radioRetro classic: Roberts 1950s-style DAB radioOf course DAB wasn’t around in the 1950s, …

Selling

Mattel reintroduces Barbie’s 1962 Dream House® including a Barbie to go with — mine is on the way!

Barbie’s 1962 Dream House® — is back. I just found out. And I just ordered mine, <b>via Amazon</b>. Hey: It ALSO includes the Barbie! <i>Note</i>: Links in this …

Barbie

A Teenagers Interview With Elvis 1957

Imagine being a teenager and getting the chance to interview rock n’ roll legend Elvis Presley at the beginning of his career in 1957. The following …

Elvis Presley

Retro Easter Pics | RETRO EYE CANDY Vol 3

This week's Eye Candy series features Easter photos of yesteryear's.Love this one from the Lil Rascals...Photos …

Pics

1960's Beach Culture | Retro Time Machine Vol 2

In this series we travel back to the 1960’s and the beach. Surf was a huge pop culture trend in the sixties. Everyone from hippies to Hollywood …

Posters

Nostalgic Journey To The 70's | Peachy Keen Time Machine Vol 1

Welcome to part one in a new series called THE PEACHY KEEN TIME MACHINE. A reoccurring post which will highlight topics from a past decade.I wanted …

1970s

Vintage Celebrity Photo Booth Pictures

The photo booth brings a smile to all of us. Who can forget squeezing inside one with a bunch of friends, sliding the curtain close and making silly …

New York City

The Hollywood Canteen Wasn't Just A Movie

The Hollywood Canteen was not just a movie. It was based on a real club created by actor John Garfield, Jules Stein and actress Bette Davis in the …

The Arts

History of Wurlitzer Jukeboxes

I am writing today about a company that is near and dear to me. Wurlitzer. Famous for their beautifully crafted jukeboxes.This company started not …

Movies and TV Shows Set in the 40s,50s,60s

Can't get enough of the bygone eras of the 40's, 50's and 60's? Here is a list of some movies and TV shows that will take you back in time and leave …

Retro

Our Top 5 Online Stores for 1950’s Inspired Fashions

Retro or vintage inspired clothing remains a popular choice in clothing. Trends come and go but 50’s fashion remains timeless with it’s classic lines …

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