Blog Posts - 1970s



Economy class flying in 1970

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by Vintage Everyday on Sep 7, 2015

Gangs of Kabukicho, Tokyo in the 1960s and 1970s

Kabukicho is the red-light district of Shinjuku Tokyo and back in the 60’s and 70’s, photographer Watanabe Katsumi focused his lens on the nighttime inhabitants of this area. These subjects included prostitutes, transvestites and gang members, wh...
by Vintage Everyday on Sep 4, 2015

Raw Power – Rare Photos of Iggy Pop Taken by Mick Rock in 1972

In 1972 Iggy Pop & The Stooges flew into London to record a new LP Raw Power. With David Bowie as executive producer, Raw Power proved to be an instant classic. During this time The Stooges, perpetually wasted, performed a single concert in Londo...
by Vintage Everyday on Aug 29, 2015

Vivid Color Photographs Show Iconic Beach Culture of Miami Beach in the Late 1970s

Throughout the 1970s, a young photographer named Andy Sweet documented the personalities of Miami in vivid color. In 1977, Sweet returned to the area after completing his studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder and set out to document South...
by Vintage Everyday on Aug 28, 2015

These Polaroids Capture Party-Buzzed in New York from the mid-1970s to 1980s

Since the ‘60s, the use of Polaroid films has been a new frontier, an obvious and unavoidable instrument for immediacy. New York Polaroids 1976—1989 is the first polaroid book by Swiss photographer and director Edo Bertoglio. A personal diary of...
by Vintage Everyday on Aug 26, 2015

23 Striking and Surreptitious Photos Capture Street Scenes of Pennsylvania in the 1970s

Mark Cohen is an American photographer best known for his innovative close-up street photography. For years, on the streets of his home city, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and surrounding working-class towns, Cohen shot quickly and assertively. He held...
by Vintage Everyday on Aug 25, 2015

Black and White Photographs of California in the 1970s Through Mimi Plumb's Lens

In the summer of 1975, a 21-year-old photography student named Mimi Plumb went to the Salinas Valley during one of the most exuberant and pivotal periods of organizing by the United Farm Workers. The California Agricultural Labor Relations Act had ju...
by Vintage Everyday on Aug 15, 2015

30 Photos That Defined Moments in '70s Television

The 1970s were known for extremes, perhaps nowhere more than on television. PBS and C-SPAN launched, but so did "The Love Boat" and "Three's Company." Shows dramatized slavery in America and the Holocaust while still leaving r...
by Vintage Everyday on Aug 14, 2015

Average White Band

Scottish funk and R&B band from Dundee that effortlessly goes through life as AWB as well.There are two explanations for the band name.The first is that it is about a set phrase. Q: How cold is it outside? A: Too cold for the average white man. H...
by Band Name Explained on Aug 10, 2015

Hollywood Boulevard in the 1970s – Time-Warping Photos of LA's Main Drag at Its Disco Pinnacle

Today, the neighborhood is overrun with buskers in superhero outfits, but 40 years ago, real Angelenos wandered the sidewalk with the stars under their feet. Ave Pildas spent more than two years walking up and down Hollywood Boulevard taking photos o...
by Vintage Everyday on Aug 8, 2015

The boys from Python , 1976

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by Vintage Everyday on Aug 6, 2015

Colorful Pictures of Computing in the 1970s and 1980s

Once upon a time, our computers and various technologies came in vibrant colors. It made sense at a time when computers were massive. Also, 1960s and 70s decor tended to make everything colorful. Unlike today where our refrigerators are plain whit...
by Vintage Everyday on Aug 6, 2015

Leave the Gun. Take the Cannoli

I keep a tag on my tumblr of clothes I'd like to own or aesthetics I'd like to present one day. I'm not quite sure what I'm going for. I love the clean lines of clothes sold in Korean stores. I love the colour blue, and the warm yellow, and the feeli...
by This Kid is Alright on Aug 6, 2015

33 Awesome Pics of Cool Dads When They Were in the 1970s

Check out these cool dads when they were in the 1970s through 33 awesome vintage pics below(Source)(Source)(Source)(Source)(Source)See more »...
by Vintage Everyday on Aug 1, 2015

21 Sexy Arcade Game Ads from the 1970s and 1980s

Video games were super in the 1970s and 1980s. They became child’s play in the minds of consumer groups and ratings boards, but back in the radically square 8-bit arcade days there were way more adults playing games than kids.See more »...
by Vintage Everyday on Aug 1, 2015

Stunning Black and White Portraits of Famous People in New York City in the 1970s

“Dear so and so. I’m a young photographer shooting a series of portraits of celebrated New Yorkers. If you could spare a few minutes of your time I would very much like to photograph you.”Michael Tighe began his career by writing and mailing le...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 27, 2015

Old Video Game Ads from the Late 1970s Through the 1980s

Remember those ads for video games that appeared in magazines and the back of comic books? Well, here is a collection of them for you to check out! Some are funny and some are quite clever. So take a visual walk down memory lane and see game ads...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 26, 2015

Rare and Beautiful Photos of Teenaged American Actress and Model Brooke Shields in New York City, 1978

These beautiful photographs of Brooke Shields and her mother Teri were taken in New York City by Robert R. McElroy in 1978, when Brooke Shields was 13 and already a successful child model.Shields began her career as a model in 1966, when she was 11 m...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 25, 2015

Space Age: Futuristic Fashion Designed by André Courrèges from the 1960s

André Courrèges is a French fashion designer, known for his futuristic designs. Courrèges launched his 'Space Age' collection in 1964. His silhouettes took geometry as a reference: squares, trapezoids, triangles. The look included boots, g...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 24, 2015

Amazing Vintage Photos Show the Sydney Opera House While It was Being Built from 1957-1973

The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the facility formally opened on 20 October 1973 after a gestation beginning with Utzon's 1957 selectio...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 24, 2015


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