We all know today’s New York City. But what was it like in 1968? No internet and cell phones. Today every single bit of every place is observable. We can zoom in and zoom out as long as and to which place we like. That was different 40 years ago.
How did the Hudson river look back then? The Statue of Liberty? A mobile sausages selling point? And most of all: the people?
With this previously unreleased video the transatlantic diablog zooms back to New York City in 1968. Normal life. No film set or newspaper photo with a slightly altered reality. That’s the real New York.
People still had not landed on the moon, but it was a race between Russia and the USA. Lyndon B. Johnson was America’s President. TV-host John V. Lindsay the mayor of New York City.
The Billboard Magazine named “Hey Jude” by The Beatles the track of the year.
New York City 1968. Our camera was rolling in the streets of the city…