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The Fabulous 1950s!

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  • FashionPoodle Skirts & Pony TailsPencil Skirts & GlovesBobby Socks & Saddle ShoesLeather Jackets & Slicked HairWhite Tee-Shirts and Cuffed Jeans

  • http://www.fashion-era.com/1950s/1950s_4_teenagers_teddy_boys.htm


    http://www.fiftiesweb.com/fashion/fashion.htm*Look on the left hand side of the page for links.

  • Fun StuffHula HoopTelephone Booth CrammingDrive-In MoviesJukeboxSillyputtyPezDisneylandSlinky

  • To Learn more about fads and fun stuff from the 1950s go to:http://www.crazyfads.com/50s.htm



  • MusicElvis PresleyThe Everly BrothersJerry Lee LewisNat King ColeChuck BerryLittle RichardBuddy HollyFats Domino

  • http://www.elvis.com/

  • http://www.jerryleelewis.com/

  • http://www.buddyhollyonline.com

  • http://www.everlybrothers.com/

  • http://www.nat-king-cole.org/

  • http://www.chuckberry.com/

  • http://www.kolumbus.fi/timrei/lre.htm

  • http://www.history-of-rock.com/domino.htm

  • To Listen to 1950s Music http://rosemck1.tripod.com/jukebox-1950s.htmlhttp://www.tropicalglen.com/http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/50smusic.html

  • Cars of the 1950s!

  • Historical EventsThe top events of the 1950s

  • First Peanuts Comic StripFirst Organ TransplantKorea War BeginsCredit Card system in AmericaWorld population numbers 2.52 billion (population today is estimated at over 6 billion). Population in the US reaches over 100 million people.

  • Color TV introducedTruman signs peace treaty with Japan officially ending WWIIThe still camera gets a built in flash

  • First Hydrogen Bomb is detonated in the Pacific OceanCar seatbelts introducedPolio Vaccine createdPrincess Elizabeth become Queen of Great BritainNew president is elected: Dwight Eisenhower

  • DNA discoveredMount Everest climbed by Sir Edward Hilary and TensingStalin dies starting a new era in RussiaKorean War ends

  • First Atomic Submarine launchedReports say cigarettes cause cancerSegregation ruled illegal in the U.S. in Brown vs. the Board of Education.54% of US homes have a televisionJoseph McCarthy hearings on Un-american Activities begin

  • Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus. USA Civil Rights Movement gains momentum Disneyland opensMcDonalds Corporation founded

  • TV remote control inventedIBM creates the first hard disk driveVelcro introduced to the publicThe first trans-Atlantic telephone cable becomes operational

  • Dr. Seuss publishes The Cat in the HatSoviet Satellite Sputnik is launchedLasers developedPresident Dwight Eisenhower begins second term in office

  • Hula Hoop becomes popularLego toy bricks introducedNASA foundedJohn D. Pierce Junior High opens!Stereo LP records first sold

  • Castro becomes dictator of CubaBarbie dolls soldThe microchip was inventedAlaska and Hawaii join the USA.Motown records starts a new type of music.

  • Online Videos and Presentations about the 1950shttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXqgO63b59c&feature=relatedhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHH2SNlvMEw&feature=relatedhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8kJzBJrOkU

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