Rewind to 1968

The Big Mac took the US by storm and the first successful heart transplant was performed. Meanwhile we fell in love with these

Gadget – Leicaflex SL

The Leicaflex SL wasn't Leitz's first SLR but it got a lot more fans than its problematic 1964 predecessor. The 'SL' stands for Selective Light – the camera sported a microprism focusing screen and a bright viewfinder that's still hard to beat.

Film – 2001: A Space Odyssey

Funny Girl might have taken more dollar at the box office that year but Barbara Streisand ain't got nothing on Kubrick, HAL, an Oscar for special effects and The Blue Danube Waltz on the soundtrack. One of the greatest sci-fi epics films ever made. And if you like this, try more of our best ever space movies.

Car – Ford Mustang GT 390

Steve McQueen's brilliant Bullitt car chase in this highland green Mustang GT 390 guaranteed the popularity of the Mustang throughout the late '60s and early '70s. It made our lists for the best TV and movie cars ever and our best car movies ever.

Watch – Omega Geneve Drivers Chronostop

See what's wrong with this Omega watch? Actually, it was designed to be worn under the wrist so you could tell the time with your hands on the wheel. Not so silly now, is it?

Album – Electric Ladyland, The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Ok so its no 'Are You Experienced?' but the third and final (double) album from The Jimi Hendrix Experience included hits like the bluesy 'Voodoo Chile', high-tempo 'Crosstown Traffic' and a reworking of Dylan's All Along The Watchtower.

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Rewind to 1966

Rewind to 1969

Retro chic – Citroen SM (1970)

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