This page is dedicated to the era in which we grew up, the
So, come on, take a stroll down Memory Lane....
The SIXTIES were exciting times, revolution, turbulance, gay liberation, sexual freedom, and great social and technological change.
Yorkville, The Bagel King, hippies, flower power, Betty Jane Shoes, bellbottoms, Topps Toy Town, mini-skirts, psychedelic, groovy, Nixon, Vietnam, Black Panthers, Beatles, Ed Sullivan, Stop Spadina, Monte Carlo (Mama's) Pizza.
1965 - color TV
1967 - the first heart transplant
1968 - Forest Hill Village Amalgamates with the City of Toronto.
1968 - Assassination of Martin Luther King
1969 - Ontario Science Center opens
1969 - Manson cult murders, Apollo 11; first man on the moon, Chappaquiddick, Woodstock, first Penthouse publication,
1969 - Academy Award for Midnight Cowboy, cult movie; Easy Rider, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
1969 - TV debuts of Batman, Marcus Welby, The Brady Bunch and Sesame Street. Smoking ads banned.
Music of the Sixties;
The music of the times included, Hendrix, The Grateful Dead, The Jefferson Airplane, The Beatles and Peter, Paul and Mary.
Although Elvis was still the rock 'n roll King A group of Beatles four entered the scene From England they crossed the mighty seas Singing "The Yellow Submarine."
We learned how to do the Twist It was a dance we did without a strain And then Chubby Checkers appeared once more And said, "Let's Do The Twist Again!"
Here is a sampling of tunes for your listening pleasure.
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