Beach Party Infographic Shows the Birth of Beach-Goers and How It All Started

 - May 30, 2012
References: ultimatecoupons & holykaw.alltop
This beach party infographic shows the birth of sun-loving beach-goers and how it all began.

A trip to the sandy beach is always a treat as one can bathe in the sun or sea, barbecue in the sand and spend quality time with friends and family. But where did this tradition come from? Ultimate Coupons presents this illustration with details of how this movement all started. According to this infographic, beach parties started in the 1960s when big hair and tight speedos were in.

James Bond in his mod shorts made beaching a popular leisure activity. Some of the things to bring to the beach during this time were a bottle of coke, which costed 10 cents, portable music players, 'swinger cameras' and Coppertone sunscreen. These retro images show the birth of the beach and how it became a choice of entertainment.