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 Fashion & Beauty

Happy Days: 50’s Fun and Fashion Fails

Part of what got me interested in the 1950's era, was watching all those re-runs of the hit ABC TV series "Happy Days". "Happy Days" originally began in the 1970's and ran from 1974 to 1984. (Of course when I was watching it, it was way after its original run and in syndicate) As most… Continue reading Happy Days: 50’s Fun and Fashion Fails

50's Study Hall, Movies and TV in the 50's, Music in the 50's

Fifties Study Hall: Boy Stars of the 50’s

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

Keeping the '50s Alive!, Movies and TV in the 50's

Keeping the 50’s Alive: TV Shows Set in the 50’s!

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. "Happy Days" The first (and most quintessential) is the 1970's TV hit "Happy Days"! Just the mere mention of the… Continue reading Keeping the 50’s Alive: TV Shows Set in the 50’s!

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!

Movies and TV in the 50's, Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Today We Remember: January 26, 1958 – Buddy Holly and The Crickets on The Ed Sullivan Show

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

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

Life in the ’50’s: TV!

A very important part of life in the 1950's was television. Although television existed in the late 1940's, the '50's decade was when the concept of TV began to take off. Practically every household in the 1950's had a television set and life inside the home revolved around it. Having a TV in the '50's… Continue reading Life in the ’50’s: TV!