• FDR was president.
  • World War II.
  • The Slinky and Tupperware were invented.

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  • Elvis was shaking his hips.
  • You'd drive your 1957 Chevy up to the drive-in.
  • Poodle skirts and diners.

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  • JFK was president.
  • Mohammed Ali was fighting his biggest match.
  • The Beatles were all the rage.

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  • ABC was easy as 123.
  • Disneyworld in Florida opened October 1, 1971.
  • Studio 54 was the greatest.

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  • Gone with the Wind.
  • Amelia Earhart.
  • The Wizard of Oz.

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Award Winning Audio Documentaries Available

From the Audio Archives

Culled from the archives of the Library of Congress, NBC Radio Archives and the Historical Sound Recordings Collections at Yale.

Audio Documentaries

Available to you via digital streaming to your computer, tablet or phone.

A special year

Choose the year that means something special to you or that you best remember…Take a trip through yesterday or give a very unique and personal gift.

Hear Yesterday

Hear the actual voices, events, music, sports, lifestyles, celebrities, scandals… what we wore, listened to and watched.

Great Gift for Anyone

Imagine the smile on the face of a loved one as they listen to their birth year, special occasion, anniversary, wedding or graduation audio documentary.


We all share a common history filled with events that thrilled us, horrified us, and stirred us. Yesterday made us smile, gasp, and laugh. Preserve those memories.

I remember when…

“My schoolmates and I would walk a mile to school everyday in the morning and back home for lunch. You were always outside.”

JohnBorn in 1945

“My sister and I used to put our underwear on the radiator to get it warm before we put it on. It was so cold in the winter and you had to do what you could to stay warm!”

PatBorn in 1943

“I remember the day JFK was shot.”

AntonioBorn in 1943

“It was 1963. I was walking home from school & all the cars were pulling over to listen to the radio. JFK had been shot.”

LindaBorn in 1946

“In 1951, we were the first family in the neighborhood to get a color TV and all the neighbors came to see.”

BillBorn in 1943

“I can still see that headline in 1962… MARILYN MONROE FOUND DEAD”

LeslieBorn in 1946

“I will never forget 1970 ! The Beatles broke up & I was heartbroken”

BarbaraBorn in 1955

“My brother went to Vietnam in 1965. My parents were beside themselves.”

JohnBorn in 1957

“I remember the beginning of WWII in 1939. It was all anyone talked about!”

MartyBorn in 1924

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Yesterday meets today! Award winning audio documentaries available digitally for the first time. Select the year that means something to you or someone special, and order it now.

Frequently asked questions

How does my audio experience work?

Once you complete your purchase, you will receive an email with a customized link for you to listen to the file you purchased. You will have access to the file – for either you or a gift recipient of your choice – for six months, after which you can choose to renew your access to the audio experience, or not. It is your choice!

Can I share the access to these files?

These files are meant either for your personal enjoyment or for sharing as a gift. Once you make a purchase, we will send you a link to listen to your subscription.

OK – this sounds too simple. What is the catch?

There is none.  We have a deep and rich selection of Just Remember When audio documentaries – covering the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970, and plan to add more as time goes on. It is there for your enjoyment. Please read over our POLICIES AND ATTRIBUTIONS. For additional information, contact us.

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