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memories of the ’70s – Skatetown USA

Trying to capitalize on pop culture trends, William Levy and Lorin Dreyfuss created a film to lure the roller skating fans to the big screen with Skatetown USA. Written by Nick Castle, who was also an actor best known for … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – jelly shoes

For those stylish young women of the ’80s, one of the key items to own: jelly shoes. These PVC flexible shoes became all the rage, especially with the teen and 20 something set for its bright colours, summer style and … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – the glove

Although society no longer dictated the wearing of gloves for proper ladies and gentlemen in the 1980s, the glove emerged as an accessory of choice for the pop-loving teenager. Gloves date back to the time of the Greeks, but it … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – pet rock

Fad (noun): a temporary fashion, notion, manner of conduct, etc., esp. one followed enthusiastically by a group. Synonyms: craze, vogue, rage.No decade escapes the fad – especially the 1970s which had many of its own, but my personal favourite – … Continue reading

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