Thanksgiving 1965 v. 2015

If you were born in 1964, which makes you one of the last baby boomers, you most likely don’t remember Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1965.

But we thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane to that day, half a century ago, when life was simpler. Or, was it?

1. THE FASHION

1965 | If you were hip (and wealthy) 50 year ago, you might have served Thanksgiving dinner in a dress from YSL’s Mondrian collection

2015 | It’s called color block today, but it’s got 1965 written all over it. Designed by Duro Olowu

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2. THE FAMILY

1965 | The Traditional Family:  Mom, dad, two or three kids, grandma and grandpa
2015 | The Modern Family: Need we say more?

3. THE FOOTBALL GAME

1965 | Baltimore Colts v. Detroit Lions, the first-ever color TV broadcast of an NFL game
2015 | From color to colossal

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4. THE THANKSGIVING DINNER

1965 | “I want the drumstick!”
2015 | “If I can’t have a drumstick, being a vegetarian is for the birds!”

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