Ah, the lovely Farrah hit our screens in 1976 courtesy of Nostalgia was big in the ’70s, leading to a whimsical look back to various periods, especially the 1920s through to 1950s.This looking to the past can be seen in fashion, TV shows and films, and music.

Punks were out to shock with cropped hair, shaved heads and crazy-coloured sculptures, such as Mohicans, horns and spikes.

Influential women in music include Donna Summer (numerous wigs and looks, but always glam and fashionable), Cher, Debbie Harry (bleached blonde with a fringe), Barbra Streisand and Siouxsie Sioux (spiked black hair), among many others.

Hairdressers created a few styles during the decade that were copied by many and some can still be seen today, albeit with modern twists.

The shag, as seen on Jane Fonda in , is credited to one-time hairdresser Paul Mc Gregor.

British hairdresser Trevor Sorbie created the wedge in 1974, a short, layered and angular style, and Jheri Redding created the Jheri curl, a loose glossy hairstyle worn predominantly by African Americans.

Long hair had been in vogue since the late 1960s and it’s popularity continued right through the 1970s.

It is a very commonly seen style in photographs, especially with younger women.

Lee is an Interventional Spine and Pain Management physician specializing in non-operative management of neck, back and musculoskeletal pain, in addition to interventional spine procedures.

Television was a national obsession in many Western countries, and the TV was often the focal point of the home.