Televsion 1965-1970


Long before computers and video games,we baby-boomers loved our television  …… How many of these popular TV shows from 1965-1970 do you remember?     (Listed in alphabetical order, not popularity....   )   Can you think of others?
·          Adam’s Family
·          Andy Griffith Show
·          Bat Man
·          Bewitched
·          Big Valley
·          Bonanza
·          Carol Burnett Show
·          Dick Van Dyke Show
·          Dark Shadows
·          Dating Game
·          Family Affair
·          Flying Nun
·          Fugitive
·          Gentle Ben
·          Get Smart
·          Gidget
·          Gilligan’s Island
·          Green Acres
·          Gunsmoke
·          Hawaii Five-O
·          Hee Haw
·          Hogan’s Heroes
·          Hullaballo
·          I Spy
·          I Dream of Jeannie
·          Ironside
·          Laugh-In
·          Lost in Space
·          Love American Style
·          Man From U. N. C. L. E.
·          Marcus Welby
·          Medical Center
·          Mission Impossible
·          Mod Squad
·          Monkees
·          My Three Sons
·          Newlywed Game
·          Perry Mason
·          Petticoat Junction
·          Peyton Place
·          Rawhide
·          Room 222
·          Shindig
·          Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
·          Star Trek
·          That Girl
·          Twilight Zone
·          Wild Wild West
Friday and Saturday nights were our time to get out with friends. 
Friday nights you could usually find us at a high school football or basketball game..... marching in the band, playing on the field , or cheering on "The Fighting Knights".....
The "hot date" for Saturday night was usually a trip to one of the three theatres in Frededericksburg ( The Victoria and Colonial Theatre on Caroline Street or the "Drive-In" ) to see the latest movie......
        Here are some of the popular movies during our high school years .  How many did you see? Can you remember others?
  • The Graduate
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
  • Easy Rider
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • To Sir With Love
  • In the Heat of the Night
  • Wait Until Dark
  • Dr. Zhivago
  • Thunderball (and other James Bond movies)
  • My Fair Lady
  • Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • MASH
  • Alice's Restaurant
  • Shenandoah
  • The Green Berets


After the movies, we usually made a trip to get some food.  (In those days we could eat all we wanted as late as we wanted with no bad side effects.... :)   Here are just of a few of the popular places for an "after- movie snack" .......

  • Hot Shoppes
  • R and S Grille
  • Eddie Mack's
  • Carl's
  • Hardees

 And boy, did we love to dance......Do you remember
  • Dragnets?
  • The Coachman?
  • The Electric Circus?
  • Class Parties?
  • Homecoming Dances?
  • The Prom?