Dating in the 1960s
Wednesday, February 23, 1966 Page s were a boon to singles. These joints catered to the 21 - 40 year old-employed-in-respectable-white-collar-jobs crowd (average income a whopping ,000 per year..I know....1960s dollars.) And, as the "Cool Swingers" ad says, many employed social directors to come up with fun excuses for boy to meet girl. The gift display has not gone out of style, says Miss Black, but more effort is directed towards shelving presents harmoniously and in good taste. This is given by the bride's mother for relatives and friends and is the only opportunity for them to see all the gifts.
When asked to imagine this lost group, images of bobbysoxers, letterman jackets, malt shops and sock hops come instantly to mind.
Since the turn of the century, there has been a greater freedom between men and women, for example, both attend the same schools with the same classes.