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I loved watching Ed Sullivan  and  Topo Gigio  on Sunday Nights!  So exciting back then to see the Bands you listen to on the radio, on TV!

It wasn't like now days, you can you-Tube them when  ever you want to see them 24-7!

-CONNIE WARREN

This is what we got when we went on a field trip to Hart's bakery in the middles 1960's. I cannot remember who Tom Suratt was, his signature is on the back.

Also, on that day Bill Killbrew was there and he drew caricatures of the kids!

I can still remember how good it smelled~

- Connie Warren

 

I know everyone remembers these! They did change the formula over the years, The new ones don't color or smell the same as the Vintage ones!

This the McDonalds on Thomas St. It was located at the front of the parking lot of Northgate Shopping center. It was only a walk up counter. You either ate in your car or took it home.

Rex and I both carried around radios as kids, ones like these, that used a 9 volt battery. We spent most of our allowance on batteries! We just could not imagine life without the radio! - Connie

Here is a picture of the Deluxe Reading Brochure for the toys that were sold in grocery stores in the 1950-1960's, like Big Star here in Memphis. Deluxe Reading later became Topper Toy Company. If you look closely at the picture you may see one of your toys! They sold the Desktop Car for Boys with the, steering wheel, lights and sounds, windshield and wipers that really worked! For the girls a poplar one was the Candy Fashion Doll. Many of these toys can be found on Ebay, but they are Pricey! - Connie

This is The Northgate Shopping center on Thomas Street In the 1950's. My friend was picking up her Grandmother from Work at 3 Sisters. She shared these with us on face book! I just loved seeing them! There was a Gridiron at the corner too! We thought you would get a kick out of seeing the old Pictures!!

We are on our way to early vote in Millington!

- Sincerely Connie and Rex

Read more: Northgate Shopping Center

My Grandparents and Parents use to go here, they had a Bubble Gum machine inside and we always got a Penny to get a piece of gum while they pumped gas! I remember the pump saying 15 cents a gallon! Also the owner raced at the stock car races. I will have to talk to my friend( her dad owned it) and get more info, this station was on Overton crossing near N. Watkins

- Connie Warren

This a pic of the Plastic sticks under the Buried Treasure, the most poplar one sold when I was a kid in the mid 1960's. It was Vanilla and raspberry Ice cream sold by the Merry Mobile. I sent you a picture of the Merry Mobile awhile back and I heard another listener call in about it.

This the largest collection I have ever seen before, every once in a while you will see them at antique stores and flea markets.

Also thought you would love the pic of the record player!

- Connie Warren

Just heard on 1210  a question about the old Plantation Inn  in West Memphis , Ark.  "Having Fun with Morris" (owned by Morris Burger) the lead singer was Charles Turner his theme song was "This is dedicated to the One I Love" first put out by the 5 Royals the back up group was "The Famous Vel-Tones"

- Steve

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