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Sunday, 12 December 2010
Christmas Week In Boston 1969: What We Watched and Where We Went
Hello, Retro Lovers!
This update follows along with the Xmas 1969 update on my Boston blog: (http://shoppingdaysinretroboston.blogspot.com/)
The focus is 1969 in Boston and what we watched on TV and the various choices we had for other entertainment during the week of December 21-27th. Looking over the TV selection that week brought back many memories for me. I can recall the line-up on Ch. 56 and watching I Love Lucy each weeknight before bed. I was amazed at all the daytime soap operas being broadcast on the networks that year...the afternoon was a daytime drama fest back to front.
Those "cute" holiday specials were on each day and I recall many of them as part of the fun of being young and so aware of holiday magic in all its forms:-) Note the "Gala" opening of the Pi Alley Cinema that week as well as some wonderful choices in the "live" theater department.
Boston born, Brookline raised Retro Boston Cultural Historian and very eager to get as many memories, photos and newspaper adverts of the once grand stores of the Downtown Boston we all knew and loved. Also I am very busy researching Boston area churches of the past that have since closed or merged into others. All who remember are welcome to contact me with their thoughts, memories and photos to add to any of my blogs.
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