Milestones

Pete Singleton remembers his personal 1964

1964 and all that

A personal look back at 1964

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Long-haired Men

An early television appearance for the man who would become David Bowie

The Big L Club

The latest news from the Big L Club

BBC radio in 1964

Inside the BBC's three domestic networks in 1964

Wonderful Radio London

A selection of Big L jingles and presenters

The transmitters and studios of Radio Luxembourg

Take a trip inside the studios of Radio Luxembourg in our special subsite

Radio Caroline clips

Off-air recordings from the fabulous Radio Caroline

Radio’s role in 1964

The BBC's Director of Radio looks forward to 1964 on the Home, Light and Third

Introducing Radio Caroline

Our subsite introducing Radio Caroline

Saturday 12 September 1964 on Southern

In depth into Southern Television's schedule for Saturday 12 September 1964

Friday 11 September 1964 on Southern

In depth into Southern Television's schedule for Friday 11 September 1964

Thursday 10 September 1964 on Southern

In depth into Southern Television's schedule for Thursday 10 September 1964

Wednesday 9 September 1964 on Southern

In depth into Southern Television's schedule for Wednesday 9 September 1964

Tuesday 8 September 1964 on Southern

In depth into Southern Television's schedule for Tuesday 8 September 1964

Monday 7 September 1964 on Southern

In depth into Southern Television's schedule for Monday 7 September 1964

Sunday 6 September 1964 on Southern

In depth into Southern Television's schedule for Sunday 6 September 1964

A week in September 1964 on Southern

An introduction to our analysis of a week on Southern Television

Juicy Fruit adds to your fun!

Wrigley's Juicy Fruit chewing gum, as enjoyed by Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson

Brainwashes whiter

Kif Bowden-Smith is driven slowly mad by musical jingles

People like you are joining Civil Defence now!

Now's your chance to join Civil Defence to train to help save lives if ever Britain came under nuclear attack

K-E-Y-N-S-H-A-M

Horace Batchelor, Department 1, Keynsham, spelt K-E-Y-N-S-H-A-M, Keynsham, Bristol

More than clean – Domestos clean!

The subtle cues in a simple advert for bleach

National petrol

As free as this. People who go their own way get National. The choice of one motorist in every seven.…

Toothpastes are all the same…

...but science says otherwise

Keep Britain Tidy

A little public information film, run during advertisement breaks on ATV Midlands and Granada in the mid-60s, reminding people to…

Spangles mystery flavour contest

New Spangles 5 fruit flavours!

Drinka pinta milka day

Drinka pinka, quencha thirst

New Hotpoint automatic

If you have your own ideas on washing - this is for you

The Saturday night suit by John Collier

From the mid-1960s, your Saturday Night Suit is by John Collier, says Radio Luxembourg

Enjoy a British Railways mini-holiday

A day out by the sea via British Railways

It gets white to the heart of the wash!

A fantastic earworm for Fairy Snow from the 1960s with Craig Douglas and the Mike Sammes Singers. Unusual for having…

On the cover of a magazine

A selection of 1964 TVTimes, Radio Times, TVWorld and Look Westward magazine covers

Listening and Viewing in the Sixties

The BBC's head of audience research takes us through how many people are watching the BBC and when

Freddie Phillips starts the day

The BBC-1 daily opening music from April 1964

Zenith: The Album

Our Spotify playlist of the best pop of 1964