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The 1950s

Do you remember the golden age of the 1950s? Read and share your own memories of the time when fashion meant twinsets, music was rock ‘n’ roll, movies were at the drive-in, and Elvis ruled the radio.

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5 Touching Stories That Prove You Never Forget What Dad Taught You

Our fathers: Was yours fun loving or firm, silly or stern? Did he pull your […]...

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How His Car Became the Best Semi-Custom Rig in Town

When I turned 16, in 1956, my father gave me his commuting car: a 1950 […]...

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Our First Car Looked Just Like a Real Thunderbird

As young newlyweds in 1958, we had high hopes of owning our first house, starting […]...

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Remembering the Music on Your Hit Parade

In 1950, I was eight years old when Your Hit Parade first appeared on black-and-white […]...

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Vintage Family Photos of Disneyland Vacations

Did you take a trip to Disneyland back in the day? What are your memories? […]...

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How My Baby’s Christening Dress Became a Family Tradition

The 1950s: When I got pregnant with my first baby, I was beside myself with […]...

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What Was It Like to Meet Baseball Greats Henry Aaron, Rip Sewell and Ted Williams?

From Henry Aaron to Ted Williams, readers share their amazing chance meetings with some of […]...

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Watching Eddie Fisher for the First Time

Before he became a teen heartthrob, Eddie Fisher sang on a Philadelphia children’s radio show […]...

1950s Joan Fahrenwald glides down the aisle in satiny perfection.

My Mother Made a Masterpiece of a Wedding Dress for Me

Mom was born on January 13, 1913, the sixth of seven children, and raised on […]...

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My Husband Stood Guard at Grace Kelly’s Wedding

Growing up during World War II, my husband, Paul Guth, couldn’t wait until he was […]...