Exploding 1970s favourite Watneys Party Seven beer is back

It was among the least welcome sights at a Seventies party, along with Hirondelle wine and your friend’s collection of Boney M records. But, to the probable dismay of many, Watneys Party Seven is making a comeback. Despite being promoted in TV adverts by the likes of Michael Caine and Peter Cook, the large red … Read more Exploding 1970s favourite Watneys Party Seven beer is back

Czech spy ‘targeted Royal Family through Lord Snowdon in 1970s’ 

Czech spy ‘targeted Royal Family by meeting Queen’s brother-in-law Lord Snowdon twice in 1970s’ Communist spies allegedly tried to infiltrate the Royal Family during Cold War Czech agent ‘Krupsky’ posed as embassy official to meet Lord Snowdon Suggested he discussed Royal trip to Soviet Union and possible photo exhibition with Princess Margaret’s husband By William Cole … Read more Czech spy ‘targeted Royal Family through Lord Snowdon in 1970s’ 

Prince Charles says ‘no one wanted to know’ when he spoke about environmental issues in 1970s

Prince Charles has today spoken of the indifference he faced when attempting to raise environmental issues 50 years ago – saying ‘no one wanted to know’. The Prince of Wales said some people thought he was ‘absolutely dotty’ when he began speaking about plastic pollution in the 1970s. In a special interview with Radio Four’s Today … Read more Prince Charles says ‘no one wanted to know’ when he spoke about environmental issues in 1970s

Inside the New York of Yesteryear: Pictures give rare glimpse into the homes of 1970s Brooklyn

A series of fascinating photographs by a pioneering female photographer offer a glimpse into life in 1970s Brooklyn.    The late Dinanda Nooney has become synonymous with Brooklyn after taking more than 570 photos of around 200 families who lived there between January 1978 and April 1979. The photographer, who moved to New York from Germany … Read more Inside the New York of Yesteryear: Pictures give rare glimpse into the homes of 1970s Brooklyn

Maria Sharapova oozes 1970s retro vibes as she slips into sexy and chic ensembles during photoshoot

With a mix of brawn, beauty and skill, Maria Sharapova was a marketing goldmine during her wildly successful career as a five-time Grand Slam tennis champion. Now 10 months retired from the court, the Russian-born star is still using her statuesque figure and image to help sell a variety of business endeavors. And in a … Read more Maria Sharapova oozes 1970s retro vibes as she slips into sexy and chic ensembles during photoshoot

Parking space sizes haven’t increased since the 1970s but today’s cars are up to 55% bigger

A new study has revealed that parking is becoming an increasing struggle for drivers as the size of the latest vehicles have grown dramatically while bay sizes have remained unchanged for half a century.  Car owners are being left with almost no room to squeeze out of their cars in public car parks, which have … Read more Parking space sizes haven’t increased since the 1970s but today’s cars are up to 55% bigger

Will Ferrell sports 1970s retro style on the set of dark comedy series The Shrink Next Door in LA

Will Ferrell sports 1970s retro style on the set of dark comedy series The Shrink Next Door in Downtown LA By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com Published: 03:24 GMT, 17 November 2020 | Updated: 04:45 GMT, 17 November 2020 Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd  are set to star in the upcoming dark comedy series The Shrink Next … Read more Will Ferrell sports 1970s retro style on the set of dark comedy series The Shrink Next Door in LA

From space hoppers to sideboards, cash in on your 1970s kitsch

After years of being viewed by younger generations as embarrassingly naff, the era of flares, flower power and funk is back in vogue.  It means items of classic 1970s home decor such as cane furniture, floral curtains and bulky vases, previously found mostly in charity shops, are in high demand.  There has been a similar … Read more From space hoppers to sideboards, cash in on your 1970s kitsch

Tab gets canned: Coca-Cola will cull its diet soda that became a 1970s icon

Coca-Cola is bidding farewell to Tab, the company’s first-ever diet soda that became a cult favorite in the 1970s, after sales in the US fizzled.  The soft drink giant on Friday announced it will phase out the soda as well as other under-performing products by the end of 2020 as it works to streamline its … Read more Tab gets canned: Coca-Cola will cull its diet soda that became a 1970s icon

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes raises prospect of setting the show in the 1970s

Dowagers to disco: Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes raises prospect of setting the show in the 1970s to see the fate of Lord Grantham’s heirs Downton Abbey’s creator has raised prospect of reviving the historical drama  Julian Fellowes wants to set the drama in the 1970s to see out the Thatcher years  He said it … Read more Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes raises prospect of setting the show in the 1970s