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The first television advert in the UK was broadcast almost 65 years ago –...

Memorable TV Adverts – which is your favourite?

In the late 60’s almost half the films produced in Italy were westerns, with...

Spaghetti Westerns – how many do you remember?

It appears we’ve come full circle – nostalgic foods and kitchen classics like quiches...

From frozen fish fingers to vegan cuisine: Food trends through the decades

These enigmatic figures ringing a brass hand bell and calling out ‘rag n’ bone!’...

Do you remember the rag-and-bone man with his horse and cart?
Milestones and events of the Queen’s long reign

As the Queen reaches 25,000 days on the throne, here are some of the...

Step back in time: to 1977

Welcome back to the 70s; 1977 marked the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, and all over...

Vera Lynn: Forces sweetheart who stirred the hearts of millions

Forces sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn stirred the hearts of millions with songs and a...

Fisher-Price at 90: See how children’s toys have changed over the decades

A brief history of toys, through the lens of one of our longest serving...

Hair and fashion trends from the 60s

The 60s was a decade full of eclectic styles and experimental trends. From mod...

Queen Elizabeth II at 94

The Queen is celebrating her 94th birthday –  today we’re looking back at memories...

From the first Baby Burco to the Rev-Robe suitcase: 8 mid-century items every household had

A new book, Granny’s Kitchen Cupboard, gives a remarkable glimpse into the home-shopping trends...

Step back in time: to 1991

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1991. Life...

The history of the Queen’s Christmas speech

The Queen’s Christmas broadcast is a traditional feature of the festive season where the...

Desert Island Discs: the best interviews

It’s hard to believe that Desert Island Discs has been on BBC Radio for...

Then and now: changes through the years

Life in the 1950s, 60s and 70s can sometimes feel very different than the...

In pictures: 72 years of married life for the Queen

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating 72 years of married life. Their...

Step back in time: to 1955

This is a year marked by shifts in leadership and further advances to home life....

A bridge too far

Corporal Sid Sallis, now 96, is the last surviving Royal Army Service Corps Air...

Down memory lane: The Great British love affair with the seaside

Today we are looking back at Britain’s beautiful beaches through the decades. There’s nothing...

Step back in time: to 1969

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1969. Welcome...

The Queen – her life in pictures as she celebrates her 93rd birthday

Her Majesty The Queen is celebrating her first birthday of the year, the day that...

Gyms and workout classes through the years

For many of us, a new year means a new fitness routine – or...

A look back at Britain’s oldest brands

Many of the brands we know and love in Britain today are hundreds of...

Blue Peter’s 10 longest-serving presenters

There have been 37 official presenters of Blue Peter during its 60 years on...

In Pictures: Heatwave hosepipe ban harks back to 1976 drought

The current heatwave is believed to be the longest since 1976 when there were...

Born in 1929: Monty’s story

Morgan Britton tells us his inspirational life story, from growing up during World War...

From bling to blue: A look back at some of the Queen’s Christmas Message outfits through the decades

While Duchess Kate and Meghan Markle might frequently make the headlines for their fashion triumphs, when...

A look back at the best sitcoms of the 70s

Though viewers might not have realised it back then, the 70s were a golden...

Step back in time: to 1959

Welcome back to 1959; we were reaching the end of one decade and beginning...

How eye make-up has changed through the decades

When you first started wearing make-up, chances are you dabbled with eyeshadow, eyeliner and mascara,...

November’s theme is: Nostalgia

November is Nostalgia month here at Silversurfers. All month long we’ll be posting new...

Step back in time: to 1963

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1963. Welcome...

Step back in time: to 1965

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1965. Welcome...

Step back in time: to 1970

Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1970. Welcome...

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