The 1940s and 1950s were decades of profound and lasting cultural change. There was plenty of trauma and upheaval but in this this article we concentrate on what was good and fun!

The 1940s and 1950s were decades of profound and lasting cultural change.

Reminisce about the hobbies, mania, fashion, sports, and other frivolities of those years. Some of the fads are still around today!

  • Rock & Roll
  • Side Burns
  • Hula Hoops
  • Ant Famrs
  • Biknis
  • Chewing Gum
  • Boomerangs
  • Conical Bras
  • Bermuda Shorts
  • Ten-Pin Bowling
  • Jukeboxes

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Diane 25th Feb 2018
I would have loved the extra addition of photos for those who need visuals to stimulate memory. Thank you for the discussion though. If anyone completed the lesson using photos, please post them. Thanks!
Geeta 22nd Feb 2018
Thank you so much to Goldencareres !! We had great time doing this activity today. Residents were so excited to talk about those days. Between our discussion I played related songs rock n roll ...yellow polka dot bikini .. :) you made my job so loving, love you Goldencarers !!
Solange 22nd Feb 2018
Hi Geeta, thank you very much for your kind words. We so much appreciate your feedback. We are glad this activity worked for you and that you extended it with music. Well done!
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