Looking Back To The 1950s

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Looking Back To The 1950s

  1. 2. <ul><li>If you were “ circled ”.. you were married </li></ul><ul><li>A “ fake out ”… was a BAD date </li></ul><ul><li>A “ hottie ”.. was a very fast car </li></ul><ul><li>“ Jets ”.. were smarts or brains </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Cashmere sweater </li></ul><ul><li>Poodle skirt </li></ul><ul><li>Black leather jacket </li></ul><ul><li>White tee with the sleeves rolled up </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>M r . P o t a t o H e a d </li></ul><ul><li>S i l l y P u t t y </li></ul><ul><li>T h e H u l a H o o p </li></ul><ul><li>B a r b i e </li></ul><ul><li>P l a y D o h </li></ul><ul><li>F r i s b e e </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Swirls and pin curls </li></ul><ul><li>Bettie Paige bangs </li></ul><ul><li>Pixie </li></ul><ul><li>Beehive </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Oral Contraceptive </li></ul><ul><li>Super Glue </li></ul><ul><li>Video Cassette Recorder </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Card </li></ul><ul><li>Snowmobile </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>1950 : First Organ Transplant </li></ul><ul><li>1951 : Color TV Introduced </li></ul><ul><li>1952 : Car Seatbelts Introduced </li></ul><ul><li>1953 : DNA Discovered </li></ul><ul><li>1954 : Segregation Ruled Illegal in US </li></ul><ul><li>1955: McDonalds Corporation Founded </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>1956 : Velcro is Introduced </li></ul><ul><li>1957 : Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat </li></ul><ul><li>1958 : NASA founded </li></ul><ul><li>1959 : Fidel Castro becomes Prime Minister of Cuba </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Between 1950 and 1960 the number of students in elementary school had increased by 50 percent ! </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Gasoline …..27 cents/gallon </li></ul><ul><li>Bread …………14 cents/loaf </li></ul><ul><li>Milk …………82 cents/gallon </li></ul><ul><li>Postage Stamp …..…3 cents </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>Life magazine published interviews with 5 male psychiatrists who believed female ambition was the root of: </li></ul><ul><li>Mental illness in wives </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional upsets in husbands </li></ul><ul><li>Homosexuality in boys </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>Shoppers paid for goods with cash or may have had a weekly account - tick as it was called.  </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>Buddy Holly </li></ul><ul><li>Elvis Presley </li></ul><ul><li>Jerry Lee Lewis </li></ul>
  13. 15. <ul><li>Between 1948 and 1953 more babies were born than had been over the previous thirty years. </li></ul>
  14. 17. <ul><li>Harry S. Truman & Dwight D. Eisenhower </li></ul><ul><li>1945-1953 1953-1961 </li></ul><ul><li>Known as the President who approved </li></ul><ul><li>the dropping of the atomic bombs on </li></ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul><ul><li>America’s senior European commander during World War II </li></ul>
  15. 18. <ul><li>Interest in Sports Intensified </li></ul><ul><li>Televised for home entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Illustrated was created </li></ul>
  16. 19. <ul><li>In 1900 -Average Life Expectancy 45 yrs old </li></ul><ul><li>In 1950 -Average Life Expectancy 65 yrs old </li></ul><ul><li>Millions were reaching age 65 and had pensions to become retirees a new American group, and a new word to most </li></ul>
  17. 20. Come Again

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