When I came to Plymouth, I knew I'd see and hear a lot about the pilgrims' journey of how they sailed over on the Mayflower in 1620. Truthfully, this does not hold the meaning to me that it may hold for some of my fellow Americans. My ancestors did not come to America until the… Continue reading It Happened in the 1950’s: Mayflower II
Well folks, it looks like I finally found somewhere that plays oldies on a regular basis, besides a retro diner, that is. The Antique Marketplace on Main Street in Plymouth plays favorites from the 50's and 60's while you shop. I've been there several times now in the four months that I've lived in Plymouth,… Continue reading Music at the Antiques Market
They say "give 'em what they want" and after seeing how many of my readers have read my posts on the Dickman's Horsefat Spread advertisement, it appears that's what folks want to know about! My two posts that mention the Dickman's ad have gotten more reads than any other posts on this blog (followed closely… Continue reading Dickman’s Horsefat Spread: The Truth is Revealed!
Hi folks, it's that time of year where goblins and ghouls walk the Earth, so today we're gonna talk about Halloween in the 1950's. Purpose of Halloween in the 1950's Halloween, like pretty much everything else in the 1950's era was fun. Not a raucous, sexually decadent, adult-based fun like it is today, but more… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: Halloween in the 1950’s
Warning: strong language (if you can't handle that sort of thing) "Freedom of speech is as good as sex," said Madonna one day a long time ago when I was too young to know what she was talking about. But, it turns out, she's right. Today's post was going to be a list of reasons… Continue reading What Grinds My Gears: Don’t Tell Me What Not To Say
Welcome to 50’s study hall. In this section, I will be publishing a series of lists that will allow readers to use them as a reference for the given topic. Please feel free to message me if any of the info needs correcting, or if you have anything to add. I hope this section will… Continue reading Fifties Study Hall: 50’s Stars’ Real Names
I question myself writing this post, because on one hand, I think this tip is so incredibly obvious that maybe it's not worth mentioning... Then again, I think it's a pretty clever hack! So let's say you want to find something out about a song from yesteryear. (Yesteryear being the 1950's or 60's) You might… Continue reading It’s So Easy: Finding Info on the Oldies