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Saturday Morning Children’s TV

Sunday, March 8, 2020
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 Radio One’s breakfast show, Noel Edmonds, realised that his audience... »

Pop Cover Version LPs

Friday, December 14, 2018
By The GlamGuru
Pop Cover Version LPs

Although the market of today is awash with compilation albums, the Now That’s What I Call Music 27’s and the Dance Heat – The Second Fire types were in short supply in the early 1970’s. For the 70’s youngster (or the just-generally-tight-with-money person) an... »

Curly Perms

Friday, December 14, 2018
By The GlamGuru
Curly Perms

Oh dear. In 1978, just as hair was getting shorter, punk/new wave fashion had taken over from the baggy trousers with 8 inch waistbands and platform shoes were back on Do Not Bring Out Until The Mid 90s shelf, the Anonymous Saint Of Glam... »


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... »

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... »

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... »

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