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The Fabulous Fifties!
Fashion <ul><li>Poodle Skirts & Pony Tails </li></ul><ul><li>Pencil Skirts & Gloves </li></ul><ul><li>Bobby Socks & Saddle...
Poodle Skirts
Pencil Skirts
Catseye Glasses
Saddle Shoes
Bobby Socks
Polka Dot Dresses
White Gloves
Rolled Jeans & White Shirts
Leather Jackets, White Ts, and Jeans
http://www.fashion-era.com/1950s/1950s_4_teenagers_teddy_boys.htm http://home.att.net/~boomers.fifties.teenmag/1950s_fashi...
Fun Stuff <ul><li>Hula Hoop </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone Booth Cramming </li></ul><ul><li>Drive-In Movies </li></ul><ul><li...
Hula Hoop
Telephone Booth Cramming
Drive-In Movies
Jukebox
Silly Putty
Pez
Disneyland
Slinky
To Learn more about fads and fun stuff from the 1950s go to: http://www.crazyfads.com/50s.htm http://hhsclassof58.com/fads...
Music <ul><li>Elvis Presley </li></ul><ul><li>The Everly Brothers </li></ul><ul><li>Jerry Lee Lewis </li></ul><ul><li>Nat ...
Elvis Presley http://www.elvis.com/
Jerry Lee Lewis http://www.jerryleelewis.com/
Buddy Holly http://www.buddyhollyonline.com
The Everly Brothers http://www.everlybrothers.com/
Nat King Cole http://www.nat-king-cole.org/
Chuck Berry http://www.chuckberry.com/
Little Richard http://www.kolumbus.fi/timrei/lre.htm
Fats Domino http://www.history-of-rock.com/domino.htm
To Listen to 1950s Music  <ul><li>http://rosemck1.tripod.com/jukebox-1950s.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tropicalglen....
Cars of the 1950s!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Television and Movie Stars
Howdy Doody
The Ed Sullivan Show
I Love Lucy
The Honeymooners
Leave it to Beaver
The Lone Ranger
Audry Hepburn
Marilyn Monroe
James Dean
Elizabeth Taylor
Frank Sinatra
Grace Kelly
Marlon Brando
Historical Events <ul><li>The top events of the 1950s… </li></ul>
1950 <ul><li>First Peanuts Comic Strip </li></ul><ul><li>First Organ Transplant </li></ul><ul><li>Korea War Begins </li></...
1951 <ul><li>Color TV introduced </li></ul><ul><li>Truman signs peace treaty with Japan officially ending WWII </li></ul><...
1952 <ul><li>First Hydrogen Bomb is detonated in the Pacific Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>Car seatbelts introduced </li></ul><u...
1953 <ul><li>DNA discovered </li></ul><ul><li>Mount Everest climbed by Sir Edward Hilary and Tensing </li></ul><ul><li>Sta...
1954 <ul><li>First Atomic Submarine launched </li></ul><ul><li>Reports say cigarettes cause cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Segre...
1955 <ul><li>Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus. USA Civil Rights Movement gains momentum  </li></ul><ul><li>...
1956 <ul><li>TV remote control invented </li></ul><ul><li>IBM creates the first hard disk drive </li></ul><ul><li>Velcro i...
1957 <ul><li>Dr. Seuss publishes  The Cat in the Hat </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet Satellite Sputnik is launched </li></ul><ul>...
1958 <ul><li>Hula Hoop becomes popular </li></ul><ul><li>Lego toy bricks introduced </li></ul><ul><li>NASA founded </li></...
1959 <ul><li>Castro becomes dictator of Cuba </li></ul><ul><li>Barbie dolls sold </li></ul><ul><li>The microchip was inven...
Online Videos and Presentations about the 1950s <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXqgO63b59c&feature=related </li></...
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  1. 1. The Fabulous Fifties!
  2. 2. Fashion <ul><li>Poodle Skirts & Pony Tails </li></ul><ul><li>Pencil Skirts & Gloves </li></ul><ul><li>Bobby Socks & Saddle Shoes </li></ul><ul><li>Leather Jackets & Slicked Hair </li></ul><ul><li>White Tee-Shirts and Cuffed Jeans </li></ul>
  3. 3. Poodle Skirts
  4. 4. Pencil Skirts
  5. 5. Catseye Glasses
  6. 6. Saddle Shoes
  7. 7. Bobby Socks
  8. 8. Polka Dot Dresses
  9. 9. White Gloves
  10. 10. Rolled Jeans & White Shirts
  11. 11. Leather Jackets, White Ts, and Jeans
  12. 12. http://www.fashion-era.com/1950s/1950s_4_teenagers_teddy_boys.htm http://home.att.net/~boomers.fifties.teenmag/1950s_fashion.html http://www.fiftiesweb.com/fashion/fashion.htm *Look on the left hand side of the page for links. To Learn more and to plan your outfit for the dance:
  13. 13. Fun Stuff <ul><li>Hula Hoop </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone Booth Cramming </li></ul><ul><li>Drive-In Movies </li></ul><ul><li>Jukebox </li></ul><ul><li>Sillyputty </li></ul><ul><li>Pez </li></ul><ul><li>Disneyland </li></ul><ul><li>Slinky </li></ul>
  14. 14. Hula Hoop
  15. 15. Telephone Booth Cramming
  16. 16. Drive-In Movies
  17. 17. Jukebox
  18. 18. Silly Putty
  19. 19. Pez
  20. 20. Disneyland
  21. 21. Slinky
  22. 22. To Learn more about fads and fun stuff from the 1950s go to: http://www.crazyfads.com/50s.htm http://hhsclassof58.com/fads.htm http://www.slideshare.net/computerland/1950s-fashion-and-fads
  23. 23. Music <ul><li>Elvis Presley </li></ul><ul><li>The Everly Brothers </li></ul><ul><li>Jerry Lee Lewis </li></ul><ul><li>Nat King Cole </li></ul><ul><li>Chuck Berry </li></ul><ul><li>Little Richard </li></ul><ul><li>Buddy Holly </li></ul><ul><li>Fats Domino </li></ul>
  24. 24. Elvis Presley http://www.elvis.com/
  25. 25. Jerry Lee Lewis http://www.jerryleelewis.com/
  26. 26. Buddy Holly http://www.buddyhollyonline.com
  27. 27. The Everly Brothers http://www.everlybrothers.com/
  28. 28. Nat King Cole http://www.nat-king-cole.org/
  29. 29. Chuck Berry http://www.chuckberry.com/
  30. 30. Little Richard http://www.kolumbus.fi/timrei/lre.htm
  31. 31. Fats Domino http://www.history-of-rock.com/domino.htm
  32. 32. To Listen to 1950s Music <ul><li>http://rosemck1.tripod.com/jukebox-1950s.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tropicalglen.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/50smusic.html </li></ul>
  33. 33. Cars of the 1950s!
  34. 42. Television and Movie Stars
  35. 43. Howdy Doody
  36. 44. The Ed Sullivan Show
  37. 45. I Love Lucy
  38. 46. The Honeymooners
  39. 47. Leave it to Beaver
  40. 48. The Lone Ranger
  41. 49. Audry Hepburn
  42. 50. Marilyn Monroe
  43. 51. James Dean
  44. 52. Elizabeth Taylor
  45. 53. Frank Sinatra
  46. 54. Grace Kelly
  47. 55. Marlon Brando
  48. 56. Historical Events <ul><li>The top events of the 1950s… </li></ul>
  49. 57. 1950 <ul><li>First Peanuts Comic Strip </li></ul><ul><li>First Organ Transplant </li></ul><ul><li>Korea War Begins </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Card system in America </li></ul><ul><li>World population numbers 2.52 billion (population today is estimated at over 6 billion). Population in the US reaches over 100 million people. </li></ul>
  50. 58. 1951 <ul><li>Color TV introduced </li></ul><ul><li>Truman signs peace treaty with Japan officially ending WWII </li></ul><ul><li>The still camera gets a built in flash </li></ul>
  51. 59. 1952 <ul><li>First Hydrogen Bomb is detonated in the Pacific Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>Car seatbelts introduced </li></ul><ul><li>Polio Vaccine created </li></ul><ul><li>Princess Elizabeth become Queen of Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>New president is elected: Dwight Eisenhower </li></ul>
  52. 60. 1953 <ul><li>DNA discovered </li></ul><ul><li>Mount Everest climbed by Sir Edward Hilary and Tensing </li></ul><ul><li>Stalin dies starting a new era in Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Korean War ends </li></ul>
  53. 61. 1954 <ul><li>First Atomic Submarine launched </li></ul><ul><li>Reports say cigarettes cause cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Segregation ruled illegal in the U.S. in Brown vs. the Board of Education. </li></ul><ul><li>54% of US homes have a television </li></ul><ul><li>Joseph McCarthy hearings on Un-american Activities begin </li></ul>
  54. 62. 1955 <ul><li>Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus. USA Civil Rights Movement gains momentum </li></ul><ul><li>Disneyland opens </li></ul><ul><li>McDonald’s Corporation founded </li></ul>
  55. 63. 1956 <ul><li>TV remote control invented </li></ul><ul><li>IBM creates the first hard disk drive </li></ul><ul><li>Velcro introduced to the public </li></ul><ul><li>The first trans-Atlantic telephone cable becomes operational </li></ul>
  56. 64. 1957 <ul><li>Dr. Seuss publishes The Cat in the Hat </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet Satellite Sputnik is launched </li></ul><ul><li>Lasers developed </li></ul><ul><li>President Dwight Eisenhower begins second term in office </li></ul>
  57. 65. 1958 <ul><li>Hula Hoop becomes popular </li></ul><ul><li>Lego toy bricks introduced </li></ul><ul><li>NASA founded </li></ul><ul><li>John D. Pierce Junior High opens! </li></ul><ul><li>Stereo LP records first sold </li></ul>
  58. 66. 1959 <ul><li>Castro becomes dictator of Cuba </li></ul><ul><li>Barbie dolls sold </li></ul><ul><li>The microchip was invented </li></ul><ul><li>Alaska and Hawaii join the USA. </li></ul><ul><li>Motown records starts a new type of music. </li></ul>
  59. 67. Online Videos and Presentations about the 1950s <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXqgO63b59c&feature=related </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHH2SNlvMEw&feature=related </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8kJzBJrOkU </li></ul>
  60. 68. Pierce Middle School 8th Grade Dance! May 29, 2009
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