Drive-In Movies

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Back in the day, entertainment options were often limited and fairly simple. Film lovers could do the conventional thing - go to a cinema and watch the latest popular flick or they could make another choice.

The drive-in movie phenomenon allowed for the viewing of films outdoors, under the stars. This throwback to another time served as not only a venue for entertainment, but for socializing as well.

In this quick drive down memory lane, we remember a once-popular form of entertainment that has gone the way of the Dodo in today's digital age.

The Phone Booth

The Phone Booth

There was a time when this thing known as a “phone booth” offered many options to normal folks and superheroes alike. It allowed us to take shelter from the storm, to make a call in private and, in the case of Clark Kent, offered an impromptu yet functional change room at the side of the road. What’s not to like?

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Mood Rings

Mood Rings

Like its ‘70’s counterpart the Pet Rock, "Mood Rings" burst onto the jewelry scene, enticing those who wanted to know how they - and people they cared about - were feeling at any given moment.  Containing a thermochromic element such as liquid crystal, Mood Rings changed colour based on the body temperature of the person wearing the ring.

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