Life in the 1950's

Life in the 50’s: Popular Names

Hi folks, it's Retro Dee with another post about Life in the 1950's! This post is about a favorite topic of mine: names! Popular Names of the 1950's Given names have always fascinated me. Why is it so important to follow the trends? Why not just pick a name because you like it? Of course,… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: Popular Names

Life in the 1950's

Life In The 50’s: Is Butter A Carb?

Hey there folks, it's Retro Dee, here to answer the perpetual question: "Is butter a carb?" I tweeted this question one day as a joke, and I got at least 3 people answering with things like: "No, it's a fatty acid." And I was like, "I guess there aren't a lot of Mean Girls fans… Continue reading Life In The 50’s: Is Butter A Carb?

Life in the 1950's, Music in the 50's

5 Songs From The 50’s That Will Lift Your Spirits

Hi folks! It's Retro Dee with some more great music from The Best Era Ever to brighten your day! When I feel the need to be energized and uplifted, and maybe even when I need a bit of hope- I look no further than to some of my favorite hits from the Nifty Fifties. One… Continue reading 5 Songs From The 50’s That Will Lift Your Spirits

Life in the 1950's, Movies and TV in the 50's

Life in the 50’s: TV Shows Part 3!

Hi folks, it’s Retro Dee and Welcome to "Life in the 50’s"! This is the third post that I’ll be doing on TV in the 50’s. As I’ve said in Part One and Part Two, TV was a very important part of the lives 1950’s folks. It was a new and exciting concept for every… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: TV Shows Part 3!

Life in the 1950's

Fifties Foto Flashback: That Time In London

Hi folks I’m Retro Dee and Welcome to Season 2 of “Fifties Foto Flashback!” Fifties Foto Flashback: S2 E1: “That Time In London” For this first episode of Season 2, we look at a very special moment in History. This photo was taken while The Crickets were touring the UK in 1958. Here they are… Continue reading Fifties Foto Flashback: That Time In London

Life in the 1950's

Life in the 50’s: Popular Toys of the 1950’s

Hi, folks! It’s Retro Dee with another swell edition of “Life in the 50’s!” For this post, I’ll be highlighting some of the more popular toys that kids in the Nifty Fifties would find under their Christmas trees. The 1950’s were a good time for most families. The war was over and The Great Depression… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: Popular Toys of the 1950’s