A 1950s nostalgia party is a wonderful opportunity to have fun and reminisce about days gone by!
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A 1950s nostalgia party is a wonderful opportunity to have fun and reminisce about days gone by!

Decorate:

Use posters of celebrities from the 1950s:

  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Doris Day
  • Lucille Ball
  • Elvis Presley
  • James Dean
  • Frank Sinatra
  • John Wayne
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Bing Crosby
  • .. and others

Dress:

  • Circle skirts
  • Pearls
  • Fitting sweaters
  • Pencil skirts (don't forget the crinoline!)
  • Flat shoes and bobby socks

Serve:

  • Devilled eggs
  • Baked Alaska
  • Tuna casserole
  • Meatloaf lamingtons
  • Scones
  • SPAM sandwiches
  • Pound Cake
  • Banana Split
  • Milk Shakes

Sing-along:

  • How Much is that Dog in the Window,
  • Memory are Made of This,
  • Que Sera Sera,
  • All Shook Up,
  • All I have to Do is Dream,
  • Stupid Cupid,
  • Dream Lover,
  • Wake Up Little Susie,
  • You Send Me
  • Blueberry Hill
  • That Will Be the Day
  • Earth Angel

Background Music:

  • Eddie Calvert
  • Ray Conniff Orchestra
  • Peres Prado
  • Orchestra Serenata Tropical

Music Videos (watch on a big screen):

Suitable Films:

  • Roman Holiday (1953)
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  • High Noon (1952)
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 1954

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