PETALING JAYA: When US President Lyndon B. Johnson visited Malaysia in 1966, miniskirts and bowl-cuts were the height of fashion ala the swinging 60s.
The Beatles and Nancy Sinatra ruled the airwaves with hits such as Paperback Writer and These Boots Are Made For Walkin.
The 36th US President was in Malaysia for a quick 21-hour trip from Oct 30-31.
On Saturday, Barack Obama will be the first US President to visit Malaysia in 48 years.
Here’s more of what it was like in Malaysia in the 60s:
> The Malaya and British Borneo dollar was still used for everyday transactions; Bank Ne…
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