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Synonyms for 1950s

the decade from 1950 to 1959


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Geraldine Straker, Remaking Beamish Project Officer (Community Participation), said: "We're really looking forward to our Festival of '50s.
Packed with 1950s music, dance, fun, food and fashion, it promises to be a great opportunity to dust off your '50s gear and enter the Mr and Miss Beamish contest.
In the '50s, homes were smaller, cars larger, attire more formal and the range of consumer products far narrower.
We told people to come in '50s clothes and sent out invitations saying 'Be casual and be cool'.
Of course, the '50s were a time of repression, too, and the Klaws, Page and their pals eventually got hauled before a congressional committee.
Letscher, who displays good comic chops, looks more like the love child of Bill Pullman and Peter Sarsgaard than '50s movie giant Rock Hudson.
Crime was particularly an issue for older people in Wales, with 88% saying the best thing about life in the '50s was 'less crime' and 97% saying they miss seeing bobbies on the beat.
NN: The politics of the '50s was different from the politics of the '60s.
Deke has a bunch of excellent '50s style recording available on Hightone records as well as on his own label, Ecco-Fonic records.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- Swoon to the croons of Frank Sinatra, be-bop to the rock 'n rolling '50s or dance the night away with big-name Big Band Orchestras.
In other words, the shift to marriage as an option may well have given more people the freedom to bail out early, but it has also given many of us the room and incentive to build relationships with significantly more intimacy, flexibility, and mutual satisfaction than was possible under the rigid structure and gender roles of the idealized nuclear family of the '50s.
A new library built of warm wood for a '50s house near Oslo is a masterpiece of joinery.
Two--Nelson Lichtenstein's biography of Walter Reuther and Kevin Boyle's The UAW and The Heyday of American Liberalism, 1945-1968--deal with the United Auto Workers, the anchor tenant in the house of '40s, '50s and '60s liberalism.
Throughout the '50s and '60s, people poured out of cities not because of some newly developed hyperindividualism but because they could finally afford to.
Most African-American adults have a sense of the '50s and '60s-even if they gained it through television when they were very young.