Life in the 1950's

Life in the 50’s: Halloween in the 1950’s

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

Life in the 1950's

5 Strange Holiday Ads from the Fabulous 50’s

Hello everyone and Welcome to a special edition of Life in the 50's! Today we'll be looking at five "strange" (for lack of a better word) advertisements from the 1950's. One might argue that all ads from the distant past might seem a little strange to us. After all, this was 60-70 years ago we're… Continue reading 5 Strange Holiday Ads from the Fabulous 50’s

Life in the 1950's

Life in the 1950’s: Candy Bars!

Just in time for the Halloween Season, this installment of Life in the 50's is about another sweet aspect of the 1950's: Candy bars! Candy bars have been around for generations, but sometimes they were hard to come by such as during The Great Depression in the 1930's, and in the 1940's due to sugar… Continue reading Life in the 1950’s: Candy Bars!

Life in the 1950's

Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode I

Hi folks and Welcome to another new segment of Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever. I call this one "Slogans From The 50's You'd Never Hear Now". The 1950's were a very different time, and that gets more and more obvious each day as we struggle forth in the 21st Century. Life back… Continue reading Slogans From The 50’s You’d Never Hear Now: Episode I

Life in the 1950's

Life in the 50’s : Everyday Things!

Hi it's Retro Dee and here's another edition of Life in the 50's! Imagine if you could time travel and you went back to the 1950's. How different would it be? The answer to that is too overwhelming to know where to start. It was a different time, in every way, from the time we… Continue reading Life in the 50’s : Everyday Things!