Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: 6 Types of Ephemera You Can Collect!

Hello I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to Collecting 1950's! Every collector knows what ephemera is, but just in case you don't, ephemera are any items made from paper. Many of these items were meant to be looked at for a short period of time and thrown away, such as newspapers, flyers or advertisements. But the… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: 6 Types of Ephemera You Can Collect!

Today We Remember

Today We Remember: Carl Perkins, King of Rockabilly

For this edition of TWR, we will be remembering the man known as "The King of Rockabilly" - Carl Perkins. Carl Lee Perkins was born on April 9, 1932 in Tiptonville, TN to Buck and Louise Perkins. As a youth, he would listen to "Grand Ole Opry" on the radio on Saturday nights. Young Carl… Continue reading Today We Remember: Carl Perkins, King of Rockabilly

This Time It's Personal

This Time It’s Personal: It Only Took Six Months

Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. This is supposed to be a blog about the 1950's era, so what does anything about my personal life have to do with that time? After all, the 1950's were many, many years, eons even, before I was even born!… Continue reading This Time It’s Personal: It Only Took Six Months

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

Life in the 50’s: TV Shows Part 2!

Hello I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another fab edition of "Life in the 50's"! About a year ago, I wrote an entry called Life in the 50’s: TV! This is Part 2 of that entry, in which we will have a look at some more classic favorite TV shows from The Best Era Ever! As I… Continue reading Life in the 50’s: TV Shows Part 2!

Fifties Foto Flashback

Fifties Foto Flashback: Every Man’s Nightmare

Fifties Foto Flashback March 2019, S1 E5: “Every Man's Nightmare: Retro Cheerleaders” For this episode of Fifties Foto Flashback, let's have a look at Cheerleaders in the 1950's era. And, to every man's utter disappointment, there's not much to look at. Yes, it's hard to believe that there was a time in which Cheerleading did… Continue reading Fifties Foto Flashback: Every Man’s Nightmare

Keeping the '50s Alive!

Keeping the 50’s Alive: Personality Quizzes!

Hello there! I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another fab edition of Keeping the 50's Alive! I think it's kind of ironic that we can keep the 50's alive with stuff that's posted on the internet, since the 1950's were eons away from the Information Age we live in now. Yet the internet is the… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: Personality Quizzes!