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: Boy Stars of the 50’s
Did anybody notice (well, I'm sure you did) that several Stephen King books take place in the 1950's? I always thought this was ironic since the 50's were such a bright, happy time. But Mr. King, --the KING of Horror-- gave us a different view of The Best Era Ever. I began reading Stephen King… Continue reading Just For Fun: 1950’s – Stephen King Style
All right, so we covered movies set in the 50's in the last edition of Keeping the 50's Alive. So now we are going to talk about television shows that were set in the Fabulous 50's. The first (and most quintessential) is the 1970's TV hit "Happy Days"! Just the mere mention of the show "Happy… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: TV Shows Set in the 50’s!
I was thinking about all the shows and movies that take place in the 1950's, and there are a lot of them because, well, the 50's was quite simply The Best Era Ever! So what is more fun to watch than a movie set in the 50's? NOTHING! That's what! Okay, maybe I'm being a… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: Movies Set in The 50’s!
With "Dapper Days" here, I thought I'd write about another favorite thing of mine: Disney! What child (or child at heart) does not love Disney? Even if you don't love all things Disney, surely there's something by (or owned by) Disney for everyone! In addition to collecting vintage items, I am also an avid Disney… Continue reading Life in the 50’s : Disney Style!
Welcome to this edition of Fifties Fashion Fix. Today we're gonna learn how to create authentic looking 1950's fashions- without sewing! Yes, I've been inspired to write this entry in part because I can't sew beyond moving a simple button... but also because of two other things: One, I don't (by any means) have the… Continue reading Fifties Fashion Fix: DIY Fifties Fashions!
For this very first edition of "Today We Remember", today we remember Buddy Holly and The Crickets's second (and last) appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. The Crickets performed a total of two times on The Ed Sullivan Show. The first time was the historic event in which the World-famous Fender Stratocaster made its television… Continue reading Today We Remember: January 26, 1958 – Buddy Holly and The Crickets on The Ed Sullivan Show