"If you remember the 60s..." antedating (1982)

Garson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 19 17:04:39 UTC 2009

> Los Angeles Times Jun 13, 1982 pg. M60
> The Comedy Column
> by Lawrence Christon
> EXIT LINE: Comedian Charlie Fleischer observes: "If you remember the '60s, you
> really weren't there."
> Stephen Goranson

That is great! Thanks for finding this much improved cite.

I did search for "remember the 60s" as well as "remember the sixties",
and this exact citation did come up as a hit at the Google News

Los Angeles Times - ProQuest Archiver - Jun 13, 1982
At 28, Garry Shandling cashed in one successful career, that of a
situation writer for television, and is now, at 32, well into a good
start in standup. ...

I reviewed it, but the snippet was useless, and the LA Times was
inaccessible to me.

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