American Bandstand brought rock 'n' roll music into millions of households and showed Americans how to do the latest dance steps. Dick Clark, "America's Oldest Teenager" hosted the series for most of its run.
How and Why books! Oh how I loved these. I'd ask my mom for one every time we went to the grocery store. I'd read them from cover to cover. They covered every theme you can think of, from Native Americans to Geology to Space and more.