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    ED Remembers the 70s With Some Simple Posters: Days of Pagers & Kabaddi

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    July 19, 2016

    The ’70s was an era that will be remembered for a long time as the decade of cricket, movies and impeccable fashion. Every ’70s kid is nostalgic when talking about their childhood, and why not? The start of the decade had a high spirit of patriotism with India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. It was the time of Sunil Gavasakar, as India won its first test series against England, of Rajesh Khanna with his irresistible charm, and of the fashion that would come to be known as the retro era in the coming years. Here, some of you might relate to these:

    The Time of Pagers

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    500 Channels, you say? The ’70s had only one.

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    When interest in a sport meant actually playing it and not just watching it. Even the ’90s kids will relate to this.

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    Remember the time when we only had a handful of commercials on TV, and would listen to our mother singing the jingles while making breakfast?

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    Have some more nostalgic memories of the time? Tell us in the comments below!

    Graphics Credits: Angana Shah and Prerna Bhatia


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