Category Archives: Retro Pic

The Daily Retro Pic: “The Archies”

The Daily Retro Pic: “The Archies”

“Ah Sugar…Ah Honey, honey…You are my candy girl…And you got me wanting you.” The cartoon band “played” from 1968-1973. Here were its members (from L to R): Betty: Tambourine Archie: Lead vocals & Lead guitar Jughead: Drums Reggie: Bass guitar & Backing vocals Hot Dog: Mascot & Conductor Veronica: OrganContinue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: Bill Clinton Pardons a Turkey in 1994

The Daily Retro Pic: Bill Clinton Pardons a Turkey in 1994

President Bill Clinton and nine-year-old Shawn Arbogast, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, look over Tom, a 50-pound turkey presented to the president in the Rose Garden of the White House. After the ceremony, the president pardoned Tom who took up residence at the Flying Pan Park in Chantilly, Virginia.Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: Space Invaders

The Daily Retro Pic: Space Invaders

Remember the video game, Space Invaders? It was released in 1978.Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: “I’m Mad as Hell and I’m Not Going to Take This Anymore!”

The Daily Retro Pic: “I’m Mad as Hell and I’m Not Going to Take This Anymore!”

“I’m mad as Hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!” spewed by Peter Finch who played network executive, Howard Beale in the 1976 movie, Network, is one of the most iconic scenes in cinema history. Finch, who died the following year of a heart attack, posthumously won the Best Actor Oscar for his performance.Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: JFK and Jackie Arrive at Dallas Airport 50 Years Ago Today

The Daily Retro Pic: JFK and Jackie Arrive at Dallas Airport 50 Years Ago Today

You knew this subject just had to be today’s Retro Pic, right? (Photo courtesy AP)Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony in High School

The Daily Retro Pic: LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony in High School

Look at this shot of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony at a high school basketball tournament circa 2001. LeBron doesn’t look all that much different but check out Carmelo. Wow!Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: The Reagan Family in 1985

The Daily Retro Pic: The Reagan Family in 1985

The Reagan Family at Rancho Del Cielo in California: (left to right): Michael Reagan, President Ronald Reagan, Cameron Reagan, Colleen Reagan, Nancy Reagan, Ashley Marie Reagan, Ron Reagan, Doria Reagan, Paul Grilley and Patti Davis.Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: Martin & Lewis

The Daily Retro Pic: Martin & Lewis

Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis worked in nightclubs, on radio, on television and in films starting in 1946. Martin left the act in 1956 after years of feeling under-appreciated and slighted. Although they didn’t speak for years, the two eventually reconciled. They reunited for the last time at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Las VegasContinue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: Cassette Tape

The Daily Retro Pic: Cassette Tape

Remember when a cassette tape was an upgrade from LP records?Continue Reading

The Daily Retro Pic: “Tiny Tim”

The Daily Retro Pic: “Tiny Tim”

Remember Tiny Tim? (His actual name was Herbert Khaury.) He was most famous for playing his ukulele and singing Tiptoe Through the Tulips in a distinctive high pitched voice. He died in 1996 at age 64 after suffering a heart attack (his second) on stage. We never understood why he was so popular. We thought he was sortContinue Reading