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Featured Fad – I-Spy Books

Friday, December 14, 2018
By The GlamGuru
Featured Fad – I-Spy Books

They stirred the inquiring mind of the 70′s child, they were educational, they were very cheap…… I Spy books were the first examples of the self help & self education culture….probably. (Well it sounded good when I wrote it !). They didn’t really tell you much about the subject the book covered, but the... »

Saturday Morning Children’s TV

Friday, December 14, 2018
By The GlamGuru
Saturday Morning Children’s TV

Up until 1976, children’s TV had mainly been restricted to weekdays between 4.0 and 5.45pm. No one seemed to know what to broadcast on Saturday Mornings, apart from the odd cartoon and Garden Sheds Around Britain type series ! Meanwhile, the star of BBC... »

Power Cuts

Friday, December 14, 2018
By The GlamGuru
Power Cuts

Our friends overseas will be stumped with this one, but those of us from the UK remember them, don’t we ? OK, it wasn’t a fad as such. In the early 70s, Britain was not having the best of times. Without getting into politics... »


70s UK Number Ones – December

Saturday, December 1, 2018
By The GlamGuru
70s UK Number Ones – December

1970 DAVE EDMUNDS I Hear You Knockin’ (all month) 1971 SLADE – Cos I Luv You (1st week) BENNY HILL – Ernie (Fastest Milkman In The West) (rest of... »

Rude Novelties

Sunday, December 31, 2017
By The GlamGuru
Rude Novelties

Oeerrr Missus. Now this is a family page so I’m not going to dwell on this subject in too much detail ! You’ve got to have been there at... »

Party Sevens

Sunday, December 31, 2017
By The GlamGuru
Party Sevens

Whether you were a 70′s Party Organiser or a 70′s Party Animal, your “do” wasn’t complete without a few Party Sevens or Party Cans. They were giant beer cans... »

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