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Elvis Sighting! Here’s What Teenage Girl’s Bedrooms Looked Like in the 1950s

Pictured here are just a small glimpse into the crazy wide-spread obsession women had for Elvis Presley. These teenage girl’s bedrooms look ...

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

'The Honeymooners' actress Joyce Randolph dead at 99

"The Honeymooners" actress Joyce Randolph died at 99. Her son Randy Charles confirmed that she passed away in Manhattan after months in home-hospice.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Ten Essential Films of the 1950s

It’s time to look at ten essential films of the 1950s… Quentin Tarantino has never been shy about expressing his opinions on cinema. He once claimed that the two weakest decades in cinema were the 50s and 80s. Sure, Tarantino directed Reservoir Dogs and P

Style & Fashion | Style!

24 Glamorous & Flattering 1950s Fashions We’d Love To See Make a Comeback

From feminine dresses to chic pedal pushers to glam swimsuits, here are the 50s women fashion trends that deserve a comeback.

Style & Fashion | Style & Fashion

45 Amazing Found Photos That Defined Fashion Styles of ’50s Women ~ Vintage Everyday

Featuring tight bodices and flowing or fitted skirts, high heels, and sexy undergarments, 1950s fashion for women had an appeal as well as a...

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The History of TV Dinners

How the humble TV dinner changed American life in the mid-20th century.

Miscellaneous | Random

13 Cool Slang Terms From the 1950s

From 'beatnik' to 'backseat bingo,' here are some notable pieces of lingo popularized in the 1950s.

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

1950s Photo Studio is a Perfectly Preserved Time Capsule | PetaPixel

E. Chambré Hardman was a prominent British photographer in the 20th century, his career started in the 1920s and stretched into the 1970s.

Recipes | Vintage Recipes

Vintage 1950s Recipes to Try at Home

Ready for a taste down memory lane? Here are some classic (and yummy) vintage 1950s recipes for you to try cooking and baking at home!

Recipes | Recipes

Most Popular Desserts From the 1950s

Check out our most popular desserts from the 1950s including angel food cake, lemon chiffon pie, banana cream pie, peach cobbler, and cinnamon buns.

Music | Music News

Bobby Rydell, pompadoured 1960s teen idol and ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ star, dies

Bobby Rydell, who scored 29 hits after becoming a teen idol in the '50s, died at 79 in April 2022.

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

10 Most Iconic Cars Of The '50s

The '50s were all about stylish designs that made one car stand out from the others, and that's exactly why they're still so memorable.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Tommy Kirk, ‘Old Yeller’ star, found dead at his Vegas home

Disney child star Tommy Kirk was found dead in his home, according to reports. He was 79. The actor was known for his role as Travis Coates in the 1957 film, “Old Yeller."

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

9 Southern California Spots for Actual Carhop Service

Burgers, shakes, pizzas, and more — and sometimes even served on roller skates

History | History

Wednesday in the (not so) Wild West

This undated 1950’s image shows early Disneyland. Looks like the bad guys and the good guys are exchanging stories in Frontierland (I see Bl...

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Slang words from the 1950s that we should bring back - Insider

Slang is an ever-changing thing — but here are 10 slang terms from the 1950s that we think deserve a comeback in 2020.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Top TV Theme Songs of All Time: 1950s and '60s Edition

Listen to some of the best TV theme songs from shows like 'The Twilight Zone,' 'The Munsters,' 'Perry Mason' and more — watch video

Miscellaneous | Other Stories

40 Stunning Photos of Entertaining at Home in the '50s and '60s

A lot of etiquette best practices have gone out of fashion in the last 60 years. Take a look back at how hosting guests (from over-the-top appetizers to social etiquette) at home has evolved over time.

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid-Century!

13 More Photos Of Southern California From The 1950s

Featuring many of the towns and winding roads you may remember as a small child in Southern California, these 13 photos are a blast from the past.

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid Century

Vintage photos of 1950s diners show the quintessentially American restaurants in their heyday

By the 1950s, diners were a staple for the average American restaurant-goer, mainly due to their low prices, large menus, and extended hours.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

James Dean Reborn in CGI for Vietnam War Action-Drama (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter

James Dean, who died in a 1955 car crash at the age of 24, is making an unexpected return to the big screen via CGI for the Vietnam War action-drama 'Finding Jack.'

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Lost Adventures of the I Love Lucy Cast

Ten rare television appearances by the Lucy gang that are worth checking out.

News | The News

Charles Van Doren, figure in 1950s game-show scandals, dies at 93

Van Doren was the central figure in the TV game-show scandals of the late 1950s and eventually pleaded guilty to perjury for lying to a grand jury that investigated them

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Desi Arnaz: A Pioneer of the Television Sitcom - Google Arts & Culture

Desi Arnaz was a Cuban-born American actor, musician, and TV producer. He is best known for his role as Ricky Ricardo in the cult classic American TV sit...

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

13 Wild Facts About Rebel Without a Cause

2. An early draft of the iconic James Dean film was written by Dr. Seuss.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

A Fan Smuggled In A Colour Video Camera Into "I Love Lucy" Set In 1951. Here Are The Results. - That Eric Alpe

This short 8mm Color film Footage was filmed by an audience member of “I Love Lucy”, on the evening of October 12, 1951, at Sound Stage #2 of Desilu Studios, Hollywood, California. The episode that night was 6th show of the first season, “The Auditi

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

How LA Banks Got Their Mid-Century Mosaics and Murals

Why do so many Los Angeles-area banks have amazing murals, mosaics, and sculptures? It's mostly the the work of the Millard Sheets Studio, which starting in the fifties designed more than 100 Home...

Music | Vinyl Records!

The 50 most collectable records of the 1950s

The first in a new series picking out the rare and revolutionary recorded artefacts of the last sixties years of recorded music. We start, with the 1950s.

Music | Music News

Buddy Holly: the rocker next door – a classic profile by Mick Farren | Music | The Guardian

On the 57th anniversary of the his tragic death we revisit this profile of the clean-cut icon, first published in NME in September 1975 and taken from Rock’s Backpages

Music | Music News

Elvis Presley on TV: 10 Unforgettable Broadcasts | Rolling Stone

Relive 10 unforgettable Elvis Presley television appearances with this comprehensive round-up.

History | History

The original Mad Men were just as dapper, but not as drunk

The real Mad Men of the '50s dressed just as dapper, and drank just as much as the show suggested. But no more than everyone else...

Style & Fashion | Fashion & Beauty

For Flight Attendants, High Fashion Goes the Way of Free Peanuts - NYTimes.com

Domestic airlines have steadily pared back trendsetting designer looks in favor of uniforms that resemble today’s more utilitarian flying experience.

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid-Century!

When Will 1958's World-Wide TV of the Future Finally Get Here? 

The living room of the future was supposed to be interactive. It was supposed to have all the world's media at your fingertips. And above all, it was supposed to have a big ass TV. Today, Americans can buy enormous TVs for relatively cheap. But we're stil

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Kraft Foods Gave Away a Real Spaceship Simulator in 1959

If you were an American kid in the 1950s and 60s you were bombarded with an amazing promise: one day, when you're all grown up, you'll be able to vacation on the moon. But until then you'll have to settle for space-adventure TV shows and comic books. Unle

Music | Music

Presley photographer Alfred Wertheimer shares these rare snapshots of the legend in concert and on a romantic date Image

These never-before-seen photos of Elvis Presley include snaps of the icon on a romantic date and playing the drums before a show.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

How Censors Killed The Weird, Experimental, Progressive Golden Age Of Comics

In the 1940s, comic books were often feminist, diverse, and bold. Then the reactionary Comics Code Authority changed the trajectory of comic book culture for good.

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid-Century!

The All-American Expo That Invaded Cold War Russia

Over the course of six weeks during the height of the Cold War, almost three million Soviets visited an exhibition that celebrated America. American kitchens, American art, American cars, and most especially American capitalism. The American National Exhi

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

This Photo Spoiled The Rocketman Magic Back in 1951

Many American kids of the 1950s and 60s were absolutely obsessed with all things space. They were particularly enamored with the space action heroes that they saw on TV -- in shows like Captain Video, Space Patrol, and Commando Cody.