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Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
Looking Back To The 1950s
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Looking Back To The 1950s

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

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