In the 60s and 70s, we sent postcards with brief and often hilarious descriptions of holiday romances, disasters and weather. Collector Tom Jackson posted his favourites on Twitter on @PastPostcard. Now, they are in a book, Postcard from the Past, published by 4th Estate
Wish you were here: postcards from the 60s and 70s – in pictures
Vintage postcards of San Francisco reveal the city's early cable cars, amusement parks, and the 'Painted Ladies'
Business Insider › Traveling › 1 month ago
Vintage postcards of San Francisco from the last 150 years reveal the city's history from a unique perspective. The images show how San Francisco's population skyrocketed during the Gold Rush in 1848 then evolved to become a financial center and...
Jeff Bezos shared a video of himself reading kids' postcards sent on a Blue Origin rocket that will eventually take tourists to space
Business Insider › Automobile › 2 days ago
Jeff Bezos shared a video of himself reading kids' postcards sent to him on a test flight for Blue Origin's space tourism rocket. Though Bezos is best known as the founder and CEO of Amazon, he also founded Blue Origin, an aerospace manufacturer and...
Cleveland › Entertainment › 1 week ago
A Special Wish Ale is being brewed at Fat Head's Brewery to benefit A Special Wish Foundation. G.I. Zaratsian, whose daughter is being treated for leukemia, brewed the ale. He is shown with Eileen Lane Beudert, executive director of A Special Wish...
Daily Mail Online › 1 month ago
Photographer Paul Trevor took the pictures in his Brick Lane neighbourhood in the 70s and 80s. His book 'Once Upon a Time in Brick Lane' shows life before the area underwent dramatic change.
Business Insider › Lifestyle › 2 months ago
Whether you grew up listening to classic rock or not, chances are that you've heard a few of the many iconic songs from the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, David Bowie, and Sting. See what some of the biggest classic rock icons are up to today...
New York Post › 1 month ago
If you want to live longer, try helping other people. That’s the cheerful implication of a newly published study that looked at the generosity and longevity of more than 3,500 people in their 60s and 70s from Wisconsin. Those who reported...
The Sun › 2 days ago
KNEE high boots make you feel fabulous and will add that extra edge to your outfit. They’re boots that usually rise to the knee, originally only worn by the likes of horse-riders and fishermen – but then the 60s and 70s saw them stride into the...
The Guardian › 3 months ago
Smoking rates are falling in the UK, US and much of Europe. Forty-five per cent of Brits smoked in the 60s and 70s, compared with just 15% today. You would think this was bad news for cigarette profits, but tobacco companies are making more money than...
The New York Times › 3 weeks ago
British photographer Terry O’Neill, whose images chronicled London’s Swinging ‘60s and who shot iconic images of the Rolling Stones, the Beatles and Brigitte Bardot, has died. He was 81.
USA Today › Entertainment › 3 weeks ago
Terry O’Neill, whose images captured London’s Swinging ‘60s and who made iconic portraits of Elton John, The Beatles and Winston Churchill, has died.