10 Signs You Grew Up in the 1960s

1. You and your family loaded up for road trips in the station wagon.


2. … In which wearing a seat belt wasn’t even an option.

60s kids in a station wagon

3. To make a phone call, you had to wait until the neighbors got off the party line.

1960s telephone

4. You have a vivid memory of watching Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon.

Apollo 11 moon landing

5. All the cool kids in town rode Schwinn Sting Ray Bikes.

60s Schwinn Sting Ray Bikes

6. Breakfast wasn’t complete without a refreshing glass of Tang.

7. You and the neighborhood kids played games late into the night … in the street.

60s kids playing in the street

8. Accepting homemade candy while trick-or-treating was totally acceptable!

9. You planned on driving a Volkswagen “slug-bug” the second you turned 16.

1960s Volkswagen Beetle

10. Your collection of 99 cent vinyl records and your 45 record player were your most prized possessions.

record player