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  1. Birthdays in the 1930s

    Duration: 03.13

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    Lauren's grandmother Marge recounts her sixth birthday, back in 1938.

  2. Birthdays in the 1960s

    Duration: 03.11

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    Kevin looks back at his sixth birthday, in 1968

  3. Birthdays in the 1990s

    Duration: 02.00

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    Lauren celebrates her sixth birthday with family and friends.

  4. Dance party in the 1900s

    Duration: 02.45

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    A visit to an English ballroom dance in the 1900s to show a quadrille and a waltz.

  5. Dance party in the 1920s

    Duration: 02.43

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    A visit to a 1920s dance party to explore the Charleston dance craze.

  6. Dance party in the 1940s

    Duration: 02.37

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    We attend a dance in a church hall in the 1940s to see how the Lindy Hop evolved.

  7. Dance party in the 1960s

    Duration: 02.47

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    The heady years of the 1960s are shown through The Twist and other dances.

  8. Dance party in the 1980s

    Duration: 02.44

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    Break-dancing evolved in America in the 1970s and became a worldwide craze.

  9. How did Tudor people dance?

    Duration: 02.06

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    A recreation of a Tudor dance with dancers in period costume.

  10. Inventions from the 1980s

    Duration: 01.00

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    A montage of clips showing major inventions from the 1980s.

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