11 episodes

On each episode of "That Was The Was It Was", Bob Bates and Lauren Liebowitz reveal surprising facts about the nostalgic things we remember from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, including toys, food, music and news events. Plus a quiz-of-the-week.

"That Was The Way It Was" Older And Wiser

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0, 6 Ratings

On each episode of "That Was The Was It Was", Bob Bates and Lauren Liebowitz reveal surprising facts about the nostalgic things we remember from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, including toys, food, music and news events. Plus a quiz-of-the-week.

    "Slinky, The Magic 8 Ball, Cassette Tapes, Laugh-In"- THAT WAS THE WAS IT WAS

    "Slinky, The Magic 8 Ball, Cassette Tapes, Laugh-In"- THAT WAS THE WAS IT WAS

    On this episode of "That Was The Was It Was", Bob Bates and Lauren Liebowitz discuss the things we grew up with, including the history of The Slinky and The Magic 8 Ball. Also included, some little known facts about cassette tapes, plus memories of TV's Laugh-In.

    • 25 min
    "Animal Crackers, Easy-Bake Oven, American Bandstand, Cocktails"- THAT WAS THE WAY IT WAS

    "Animal Crackers, Easy-Bake Oven, American Bandstand, Cocktails"- THAT WAS THE WAY IT WAS

    On this episode of That Was The way It Was, Bob Bates and Lauren Liebowitz remember things we grew up with, including animal crackers, the Easy-Bake oven, American Bandstand, and old school cocktails. ThatWasTheWayItWas.com

    • 19 min
    "Dubble Bubble, DItto Machines, Album Art, Encyclopedia" THAT WAS THE WAY IT WAS

    "Dubble Bubble, DItto Machines, Album Art, Encyclopedia" THAT WAS THE WAY IT WAS

    On this episode of That Was The Way It Was, Bob Bates and Lauren Liebowitz remember the things we grew up with, including Dubble Bubble bubble gum, album covers, encyclopedias, ditto machines, and scary movies.

    • 21 min
    "Drive-In Theaters, Transistor Radios, Suntanning, Waterbeds"- THAT WAS THE WAY IT WAS

    "Drive-In Theaters, Transistor Radios, Suntanning, Waterbeds"- THAT WAS THE WAY IT WAS

    On this episode of That Was The Way It Was, Bob Bates and Lauren Liebowitz reveal little known facts about things we all remember growing up, including drive-in theaters, transistor radios, suntanning and waterbeds.

    • 11 min
    "Rubik's Cube, Jump Rope, Typewriters, Streaking"- THAT WAS THE WAY IT WAS

    "Rubik's Cube, Jump Rope, Typewriters, Streaking"- THAT WAS THE WAY IT WAS

    On this episode of "That Was The Way It Was" Bob Bates and Lauren Liebowitz share lesser known facts about the things we remember growing up... including the Rubik's Cube, Manual Typewriters, Jump Rope, and Streaking. For more visit thatwasthewayitwas.com

    • 17 min
    "Crock pots, Yoyos, Pledge of Allegiance, Fallout Shelters"-THAT WAS THE WAY IT WAS

    "Crock pots, Yoyos, Pledge of Allegiance, Fallout Shelters"-THAT WAS THE WAY IT WAS

    On this episode of That Was The Way It Was, Bob Bates and Lauren Liebowitz reveal little known facts about Crock Pots, Yoyo's, The Pledge of Allegiance and Fallout shelters. To see a behind-the-scenes video, visit thatwasthewayitwas.com

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

psych dt ,

Playfully entertaining!!

Lauren and Bob work well together as they explore the times that were and the “stuff“ that was. A casual and relaxed revisit to a time and age that was once a way of life as Lauren and Bob banter with each other and the listening audience. Well
Worth the time to listen in to this casual and informative stroll down memory lane.

Calwashore ,

Very enjoyable pod for all, especially boomers.

Listened to a few episodes of this podcast the other day, and I am hooked. In the current environment it’s hard sometimes to realize how much change we, born in the postwar generation, have seen. I related immediately to talk of Candyland, the voices of news anchors from the 60s, (I recognized them all), and other pleasant memories, including various TV themes from the era. Episodes are short, so it’s easy to binge. Great work, and relatable and laid back hosts.

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