"A very young Beatles fan watches The Beatles on Ed Sullivan" -- wow, I was 5 when I watched this in 1964 -- I still remember it.My Dad always said he created a Beatles monster, but I think the music did that to me.
Though electric sewing machines were all the go in the I learned to sew on my mother's old Singer machine. This was the singer treadle sewing machine - sewed on my mother's electric machine with knee operation
Remember when this was the biggest problem you encountered all day? But we figured it out. Walked to the side pulled the swing away from the puddle and jumped on it. Getting off with dry feet was the next problem. But we didn't care.