The Most Free-Spirited Hippies in Hollywood History

From Jimi Hendrix to Yoko Ono to Joni Mitchell, the era of flower power saw lots of change as far as political change, social reform, and a shift in pop culture went. Some of the most influential artists of all time were the most famous during the 1960s and '70s. Find out which celebrities were the most important to counterculture...

Gloria Steinem

Steinem is a renowned feminist leader. She worked as a journalist and fought to give women equal representation in the media and workforce. Like all hippies, she also protested the Vietnam War by not paying her taxes.


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The More You Know

  • Almost all chickens eaten today come from the winner of the 1948 'Chicken of Tomorrow' Contest whose genetics now dominate poultry farms worldwide.
  • Before alarm clocks were invented, knocker-uppers was a profession where he had to go and wake up by knocking on the doors of the townsman’s houses.
  • In 1923, a jockey died in the middle of a race – but still won!
  • George Washington Never Had Wooden Teeth
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