Unbelievable Things That Baby Boomers Grew Up Doing

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Family Dinners

These days, kids are booked and busy with homework, sports practices, chess clubs, and every other activity under the sun. But, back in the day, no kid ever missed dinner with their family. It was a great time to catch up on the day and bond with their parents and siblings. 

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Water Hose Drink

On a hot summer day, what's more refreshing than a big glass of water? Well, a full hose of water! Boomers used to pick up a dirty hose from their backyard and put their lips right up to it. Though it sounds nasty these days, it was normal enough for these kids to enjoy!

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The More You Know

  • Your dog knows when someone isn't trustworthy.
  • Only one NFL team has a plant for a logo.
  • The glow around the moon is called a "broch."
  • A U.S. park ranger named Roy C. Sullivan held the record for being struck by lightning the most times, having been struck — and surviving — seven times between 1942 and 1977.
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