The life and times of Australia's Baby Boomer generation


Icons of the Baby Boomer Years

For the purpose of this website, icons are things that have been uniquely important in the lives of Australian Baby Boomers. They are symbolic in that they individually represent an aspect of the history, the culture or way of life of the times that, collectively, are the embodiment of the era. We trust you agree with our selection and apologise if we have not included something you consider iconic of the era. For iconic people, click here

Transportation

Technology

Instamatic Camera
Long Play Record

Transistor Radio

Sony Walkman

USS Nautilus


Television
Sputnik Satellite


Entertainment

The Blues Brothers
Daleks

The Fonz

Darth Vader

Dirty Harry



Blue Hills
The Goon Show

The Argonauts Club

James Bond

The Muppets


Aunty Jack
Norman Gunston

Sgt Pepper album

Peanuts

Disco


Dame Edna Everage
Barry McKenzie

Drive-In Theatres

Garfield

Footrot Flats


Fashion, Style and Design

Print Images
The Miniskirt

Hotpants

Platform shoes

Stiletto heels



Go-Go Boots
Afro hairstyle

Beehive hairstyle


The Bikini
Versace fashion

R.M. Williams
Bushmen's outfitters


Sebel
Armani fashion

Stubbies


Buildings


The Berlin Wall
Sydney Opera House

Parliament House
Canberra

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Captain Cook Memorial, Canberra



Sydney Tower
Cahill Expressway Sydney

Stockman's Hall of Fame, Longreach

World Trade Center
New York City

West Gate Bridge
Melbourne


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