Hair Was Big And Bigger In The 1960s

In the 1960s women were incredibly tall. Measured from the points of their heels to the tips of their proud tresses, 1960s women were on average 6ft 9inches tall.

Don’t believe us? Take a look:


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Dancers at the Cavern Club, Liverpool, 29th April 1963. (Photo by John Pratt/Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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American revolutionary and educator Angela Davis sits with her head on her hand, shortly after she was fired from her post as philosophy professor at UCLA due to her membership of the Communist Party of America, 27th November 1969. Davis followed up her brilliant early academic career by joining the Black Panthers and being listed on the FBI Most Wanted list. She was acquitted of all charges and continues to be a writer, educator, and activist for race, class, and gender equality. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




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Via: Vintage Everyday

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