Category Archives: Retro Pic

The Daily Retro Pic: The DeLorean DMC-12

The Daily Retro Pic: The DeLorean DMC-12

The DeLorean DMC-12, commonly referred to as “The DeLorean” was produced in 1981. Production halted in 1983 after the U.S. car market went through its largest slump since the 1930s. The car became iconic for its appearance as a time machine in the Back to the Future film trilogy.Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: A “Stewardess”

The Daily Retro Pic: A “Stewardess”

Remember when flight attendants were called “stewardesses?” Gotta love the hat on this good-looking SAS stewardess from 1967!Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon Meet at the White House in 1970

The Daily Retro Pic: Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon Meet at the White House in 1970

On December 21, 1970, Elvis Presley showed up at the White House uninvited. Richard Nixon agreed to meet with him. Presley told Nixon that he wanted to be helpful, and restore respect for the flag which he thought was being lost because of the drug culture and anti-American radical groups.Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: Tom Dempsey Kicks a Record 63-Yard Field Goal

The Daily Retro Pic: Tom Dempsey Kicks a Record 63-Yard Field Goal

With Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater breaking the all-time record by kicking a 64-yard field goal this past Sunday, what better time to look back at Tom Dempsey’s 63-yarder which was a record at the time. Dempsey kicked it in the final two seconds to give the New Orleans Saints a 19–17 win over theContinue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: FDR’s “Day of Infamy” Speech

The Daily Retro Pic: FDR’s “Day of Infamy” Speech

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivers his “Day of Infamy” speech to a joint session of Congress on December 8, 1941. To the right, in uniform, is Roosevelt’s son James. Vice President Henry Wallace and Speaker Sam Rayburn are seated in the rear.Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: Oscar Gamble’s Afro

The Daily Retro Pic: Oscar Gamble’s Afro

Playing for the Cleveland Indians in the 1970s, Oscar Gamble had the most recognizable Afro. See a picture of Gamble today, below. It’s sort of ironic, huh?  Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: “F Troop”

The Daily Retro Pic: “F Troop”

F Troop aired for two seasons on ABC from 1965 to 1967. The show became most popular during syndication; two of its main stars are still with us—Ken Berry (not in the photo) is 80 and Larry Storch (middle) is 90.Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: The ViewMaster

The Daily Retro Pic: The ViewMaster

Remember the ViewMaster?Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: Wedding Shot of Eddie Van Halen and Valerie Bertinelli

The Daily Retro Pic: Wedding Shot of Eddie Van Halen and Valerie Bertinelli

The pair married in 1981 and divorced in 2005. Is it just us or do these two look incredibly alike?Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: Alec Baldwin and Melanie Griffith in the 1988 Film: “Working Girl”

The Daily Retro Pic: Alec Baldwin and Melanie Griffith in the 1988 Film: “Working Girl”

Look at how thin Alec was 25 years ago! While we’re not major fans of romantic comedies, Working Girl was one of the better ones. The movie also starred Harrison Ford and Sigourney Weaver.Continue Reading