A two-hour film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s high seas tale, Ebb tide is about three luckless adventurers who agree to sail a ship from Tahiti to Australia loaded with a cargo of vintage champagne.

Catch all the action at Monday night Classics only on the History channel on June 16 at 9 p.m.

It was a decade of excess - fuelled by blazing cars, supersonic jetliners and gadgets fit for the decade.

Watch History channel interview the pioneers behind the world’s first microprocessor and have Texas Instruments explain how the technology behind the Speak & Spell ended up in our cell phones and automobiles on Tuesday at 9 p.m.