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The 1950s

7 Things That Didn't Fly In The 1960s But Seem Tame Now

February 12, 2019

Family Riding In Convertible, 1960s. A man, woman and three children smile from a convertible while driving on a family trip, 1960s. Source: (Lambert/Getty Images)...

Elvis Presley’s Favorite Songs …They May Not Be What Yo...

November 28, 2018

'Elvis' - The Comeback TV Special BURBANK, CA - JUNE 27: Rock and roll musician Elvis Presley performing on the Elvis comeback TV special on June 27, 1968. ...

Catchphrases From Old Familiar Shows

November 17, 2018

TV actress Audrey Meadows and Jackie Gleason during rehearsal for The Honeymooners. (Photo by Leonard Mccombe/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images) A lot of the old shows we alw...

Stars And Their Cars

November 2, 2018

Classic cars and sporty style cars are not just for the rich and famous but they do include the rich and famous. Here are just a few rich and famous stars with their beloved cars. Debra Paget j...

Ricky Nelson, Teen Heartthrob of the 1950s

October 24, 2018

Singer and actor Ricky Nelson poses for a portrait with a horse in the late 1950's. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Between the time when he was a child actor o...

Common Practices From the Groovy Era That Would NEVER “...

October 22, 2018

According to American society’s standards of today, if you were born during or before the groovy era, you just might be lucky to be alive! The rite of pas...

Who was the Inspiration Behind the Hit Doo-Wop Song, “B...

October 3, 2018

NOVEMBER 02: THANK YOUR LUCKY STARS Photo of BEACH BOYS, Event: Circa '67., Artist: Beach Boys (Photo by David Farrell/Redferns) How many people know the na...

The Many Faces of Gidget

September 9, 2018

Headshots of the six actors who have portrayed the character on 'Gidget' on film and television from 1959 to 1972. Top, L-R: Sandra Dee, Deborah Walley, Cindy Carol. Bottom, L-R: Sally Field, Ka...

You Will Never Believe Who The Grinch Was Inspired By!

April 5, 2018

Theodor Seuss Geisel 1904 -1991, American writer, poet, and cartoonist at work on a drawing of a Grinch, the hero of his forthcoming book, 'How the Grinch Stole Chr...

Classic Cars From The 1950s

April 3, 2018

UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 22: 1957 Chevy - Plymouth Belvedere - Ford Fairlane 500 Comparison Road Test performed and shot in Lancaster, and the desert north of Los Angeles, California. (Photo b...

What Were The Best Shows To Watch In The 1950s?

March 30, 2018

Console TV Vintage photograph of a console television in a living room in the 1950s. (Photo by Found Image Holdings/Corbis via Getty Images) The "Golden Age of Televisio...

Top TV Cartoon Characters From The 1950s And 1960s

February 14, 2018

'The Jetsons' The Jetson family wave as they fly past buildings in space in their spaceship in a still from the animated television series, 'The Jetsons,' circa 1962. (...

Top 100 Female Singers Of The '50s, '60s, And '70s

January 30, 2018

Circa 1955: American singer and actor Rosemary Clooney (1928 - 2002) sings and dances in a ballroom or on a stage, accompanied by a pianist and a band. (Photo by Hulton...

TV Dinners, A Modern Convenience

January 23, 2018

Woman Choosing TV Dinner from Freezer: A woman examines a TV dinner box she has taken from the freezer. (Photo by William Gottlieb/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images) When TV dinners came ...

The Three Stooges: Pain Was Never So Funny!

January 8, 2018

'All Gummed Up' (directed by Jules White), 1947. Pictured are, from left, actors Larry Fine (1902 - 1975) and brothers Shemp (1895 - 1955) and Moe Howard (1897 - 1975). (Photo...

Remember Pocket Transistor Radios?

December 29, 2017

12/15/1953-New York: Tiny, new transistors, which take the place of conventional tubes, mark a new step in the progress of experimental pocket-sized radios. (Getty Images) Amer...

Submitted for Your Approval…

December 27, 2017

Science fiction is a movie/television genre that has a cult-like following. It is the idea that although something is improbable, doesn’t mean it is impossible. It blurs the line betwee...

Mom’s 1957 Chevy

December 18, 2017

UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 30: Brand new 1957 Chevrolet photographed at a new car dealer across the street from Petersen Publishing Company for Car Craft's Restyle department. (Photo by Bob D'Olivo/The E...

Gidget, The Original Surfer Girl!

November 27, 2017

Sandra Dee In 'Gidget' Sandra Dee surrounded by adoring men on beach in a scene from the film 'Gidget', 1959. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images) Sandra Dee captivated audiences...

“I Love You, Alice B. Toklas” – Marijuana Brownie Queen...

November 15, 2017

Leigh Taylor-Young flashing finger signs as Peter Sellers smiles in a scene from the film 'I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!', 1968. (Photo by Warner Brothers-...

Reflections of the Door to Door Salesman

September 27, 2017

Do you ever find yourself sitting at home, needing or wanting something but don’t feel like going out? How about the disappointment of waking up on Monday morning to find tha...