It takes a Boomer to remember if these things happened in the '60s or '70s

So much of… well, everything changed in the 1960s and 1970s. Pop culture, politics, food and fashion were constantly evolving. It was a fascinating time to be alive!

But can you remember when certain things happened? We're going to make it easy on you. All you have to do is place the following events into the correct decade. 

Did they happen in the Sixties or Seventies? Good luck!
  1. The Postal Service introduces five-digit ZIP Codes.
  2. The first video cassette recorder is available for consumers.
  3. The Brady Bunch premiered on television.
  4. Diet Pepsi is first sold in stores.
    Image: Pepsi
  5. Iron Eyes Cody sheds tears in a public service announcement for Keep America Beautiful.
  6. Cher divorces Sonny Bono.
    Image: AP Photo
  7. For the first time, stamps cost a dime, as the letter postage rate is hiked from .08 cents to .10 cents.
  8. Led Zeppelin drops its debut album.
    Image: Atlantic Records
  9. 2001: A Space Odyssey is released in theaters.
    Image: MGM
  10. The first ever UPC barcode is scanned in a grocery store in Ohio — on a pack of Juicy Fruit gum.
  11. The Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers join the NFL.
  12. For the first time, all three broadcast networks finally air a primetime schedule in full color.
  13. McDonald's debuts its Big Mac
    Image: McDonald's
  14. Ford debuts its small car called the Pinto.
    Image: Ford
It takes a Boomer to remember if these things happened in the '60s or '70s

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Lacey 20 days ago
Wow, and I am not even that old.
jholton30062 22 days ago
11/14, and yes, 1956 was right in the middle of the Baby Boom.
MrBill 23 days ago
9/14; I was born in 1964 so I do not think I did too bad on this quiz.
nerakr 23 days ago
11/14. I was born one year after the boom.
Lucyneenah19701 24 days ago
11 out of 14. But I'm not a boomer. I'm 48.
AllisonWunderland 24 days ago
The Chevy Camaro was the top of the line back in the day....ooooweeee! How I remember those good ole days!!!
Barry22 24 days ago
12/14, Iron Eyes Cody and Diet Pepsi did me in.
cperrynaples 24 days ago
14/14! 10 in a row and yes I'm an old guy! On Question 2, the first widely available VCR was actually the Sony Betamax in 1975, the ones you mention were prototypes, one of which was used by LBJ to record the network news!!
Barry22 cperrynaples 24 days ago
In 1975 my English teacher in high school had one and brought it in to show us (for some odd reason) 'Fiddler on the Roof' that he had taped.
cperrynaples Barry22 24 days ago
Yep, I remember watching "Brian's Song" that way. At least I only had to watch for an hour and a half, your movie was twice as long!
I remember a teacher showing Brian's Song in high school, although I don't remember how. In junior high school, our English teacher showed what is now one of my all-time favorite movies, A Tale of Two Cities (1935) starring Ronald Colman.
richardkel 24 days ago
12/14. Born in 1969, So I remember most of these events.
ndebrabant 25 days ago

You got 13 out of 14
You sure know your cultural history! We're guessing you're old enough to have lived through all this. Or maybe you're just super smart about history!
anthony 25 days ago
13/14.Came up one short again.Full color prime time TV.I should have thought that one through better.Good quiz👍
Wells 25 days ago
Got 4 wrong, even though I am a boomer. To me, the sixties seem like they were over 50 years ago. ;)
anthony Wells 25 days ago
Weren,t they?
Lantern 25 days ago
I know the Ford Pinto came out in 1971, because I was in 6th grade and me and a group of my girlfriends fell in love with the car's shape. I was the only one in the group who actually bought one, in 1978. Despite all the bad press that car got, I never had a problem with mine.
cperrynaples Lantern 24 days ago
Yep, I remember Gary Owens plugging it on Laugh-In! And I certainly remember all the Pinto jokes!
moax429 Lantern 23 days ago
My father had a 1978 Pinto coupe and a 1979 Pinto Squire wagon. And my first car in 1981 - when I was 19 - was a used 1978 Ford Pinto Runabout hatchback.

They were all *pieces of crap!* I guess you were lucky with yours, Lantern - maybe yours didn't fall apart as quickly?
SheriHeffner 25 days ago
No I am not a boomer even though I got 13 out of 14. I just love watching Decades Through The Decades shows, they have history about every day of the year.
gracie200 SheriHeffner 25 days ago
9/14...I am a boomer (born 1960) I just didn't pay proper attention to when some of these things happened lol
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