Mods v Rockers, 1964

In April and May of 1964, seaside skirmishes between mods and rockers were all the rage and seen – by the press at least – as a major threat to public safety.

They were “vermin” and “louts” who would “bring about the disintegration of a nation’s character”.

Here’s how it was played out in photographs

 

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Friends again?

 

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