Posts Filed Under: 1960s
How advertisers marked the debut of our civic landmark 50 years ago.
50 years ago, Toronto welcomed its latest civic landmark.
The department store embraces "New Era of Elegance" and the face of Swinging London.
What began as a centennial year project grew into an annual summer tradition.
Reviewing Toronto's five previous attempts to display the Olympic rings.
Paul Godfrey battles the menace of rowdy teens at drive-in restaurants in mid-1960s suburbia.
Cracking eggs and squeezing oranges for nearly 60 years in Scarborough.
Revisiting Toronto's original taco craze, when jalapenos were a delicacy.
As Star Trek came to an end in 1969, the actor promoted a futuristic CNE attraction.
The groovy club whose name later inspired the 1990s dance show.
Using old South stereotypes to sell a 1960s family dining chain.
Back in the 1960s, people would ring in the new year with old-timey pianists.
In the 1960s, the horror icon promoted Canadian artists by selling their work through Sears.
His retail politics and "concern for the taxpayer's dollar" endeared him to the public, but Dennison increasingly found himself behind the times.
Hans Fread, Canada's first celebrity television chef, rarely kept opinions to himself.
A stubborn scrapper who declared, "If anyone’s going to stab me in the back, I want to be there."
The 1966 East York municipal election saw two female incumbents, Beth Nealson and True Davidson, run for mayor.
Resort-style relaxation by the Don Valley.