Malta is an island that’s seen it all, from pageants, royal visits, festivals and much more – and the 1960s was a golden era.
We’ve searched through our award-winning Bay Retro archive to find the best colour photos of Malta in the decade that brought us Independence, the Beatles dominated the charts and man landed on the moon.
Do you – or your parents or grandparents – remember any of these things from the Swinging Sixties in Malta?
Grain stored underground in Floriana
King’s Gate in Valletta
Salt pans at Salina Bay
Rush hour in Gozo
The Malta Airshow at RAF Ta’ Kali
Valletta welcomes The Queen
The Chalet pier in Sliema
TV aerials galore in Msida
HMS Forth in Msida Creek
British European Airways at Luqa Airport
Builders in Birkirkara with no safety helmets or gloves