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1964 No More Dial Phones Found in the February 1964 Seventeen magazine is a look at the Worlds Fair in NYC and the NEW telephones which are now push button instead of dial. There's even talk of new speaker phone telephones!
Tags: 1964  SeventeenMagazine  fashions  teens  WorldsFair    touchtone  telephones 
Added: 4th September 2011
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Posted by: AngoraSox on 2011-09-04 
Touch-tone push button telephones herald a new era in communications in 1964!
It's hard to believe that we used to turn a dial with our finger (or pencil) 7-times for one phone number and wait for it to tickety-tick return to its starting position before dialing each number within the phone number we were attempting to call. A lot of us today can't punch in the numbers fast enough to suit our liking. Even speed dial seems slow. Oh brother. LOL
Posted by: Lava1964 on 2011-09-04 
The first person I recall having a push-button phone was my aunt. It was sometime around 1976.

My family had one dial phone in the house well into the 1990s. The phone company (Bell Canada) finally made us get rid of it.
Posted by: eric1957 on 2011-09-07 
My grandmother had the rotary dial phones for a long time until she passed on. For some reason she never liked the touch-tone phones.
Posted by: Marty6697 on 2011-09-17 
Remember the party lines? Technology is crazy these days, It's good and bad in alot of ways.
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