Nostalgia has the power to take us back to a different era, bringing back memories of simpler times and loved moments. The taste of a childhood treat or the sound of a familiar song can instantly take us to a place brimming with warmth.
Over time, times have changed tremendously. People have moved, technology has advanced, and traditions changed. It is fun to remember the people and events that made our world. Celebrities have shaped modern media and without them, things would be different. Not all of these celebs are alive.
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Fleetwood Mac in 1970s
Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed by guitarist and singer Peter Green in 1967. Mac achieved a UK number one single in 1968 with the instrumental “Albatross”.
Robin Williams and Valerie Williams after a 1978 SNL taping in NYC
After living with comedian Elayne Boosler, Williams wed Valerie Velardi as his first wife in June 1978. In 1976, Williams worked as a barman at a pub in San Francisco, where he met Velardi. Zachary Pym “Zak” Williams, their son, was born in 1983. In 1988, Velardi and Williams got divorced.
Blondie is an American rock band founded in 1974 which was a pioneer in the American new wave scene of the mid-1970s in New York City. Its first two albums contained strong elements of punk and new wave, and although highly successful in the UK and Australia, Blondie was regarded as an underground band in the U.S. until the release of Parallel Lines in 1978.
Behind the Scenes of “The Shining” in 1979
Watching the kids act behind the scenes is amazing. even their clothes, the twins rarely looked awful. The Shining is a 1980 horror film stars Jack Nicholson, Danny Lloyd, Shelley Duvall, and Scatman Crothers.
Christmas in 1920
After the war, the US economy grew and Christmas celebrations, which began from the mid-19th century, became what we know today. By the mid-1920s, lavish Christmas trees, cards, lights, gift giving, feasts, and Santa Claus advertising were popular.
Christina Ricci and Winona Ryder in 1990
In the past, Ricci talked to PEOPLE about her early acting career. She is currently nominated for an Emmy Award for her performance as Misty in Yellowjackets. She said,
“I’ve had some incredible experiences and loved working as a child. I have to say The Addams Family movies were two really, really — they were like glory days for me as a 10- and 12-year-old”