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19 Wacky Ideas That Were Perfectly Acceptable in the 1960s

Jiggly salads? Groovy. | Image: Flickr/wanderingmagpie / Via Creative Commons
 
It's nothing short of mind boggling what dangerous, politically incorrect and otherwise unacceptable items used to pass muster in our lifetimes and those of our parents. Sometimes the ideas of cultural change and progress seem abstract; one way to see them immediately is to look back at old advertisements and media. Here is a collection of 1960s products, concepts and ideas that now seem inadvisable at best.  

Babies + Cellophane equaled advertisement material, man! | Image: collectorsweekly.com 


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The 'creepy crawlers plastigoop ' actually came in an edible version at one time.
No mention of driving without seat belts (or shoulder belts).
In school, when kids made things in clay to bring home, a very common item to make was an ashtray.
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I remember when Tang came out on the market. My parents bought it. I thought it tasted pretty good. Not like citrus drinks but kind of like citrus drinks would taste like on the moon..
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I shave with #6 today, because I cut myself far less often than with those plastic safety razors with six blades! I grew up in the 80s, too. I found the #6 razor after a long and independent search for the perfect razor.
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