To become rich and famous, you need good looks, taste, fashion sense, style and/or talent...right?
Do your clothes need to fit?
Standards may have changed in the last half century.
Here is who we look up to today. Are they more interesting than your neighbors?
Alfred E. Neuman grew up.
I'm including crappy drawings to show that some people are so ugly that it's hard to make them weirder looking than God already made them.
This guy looks like a Segar character - except without the charm.
If you were rich, would you dress like the homeless Vietnam vet that waits on the freeway exits?
If this isn't the fault of the hippies, then what is your theory of how standards changed?