bobbysoxer


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Synonyms for bobbysoxer

an adolescent girl wearing bobby socks (common in the 1940s)

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In the years following WWII he was the number one pop idol, the skinny boy beloved by the bobbysoxers, who became the contented family man with beautiful wife and kids.
From its modest beginnings in 1941--until the last press run in 1971--these comic books introduced GIs, bobbysoxers, and their baby-boom children to every genre of world literature encompassing such diverse works as Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, Frank Buck's Fang and Claw, Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin and William Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Conjuring up images of fifties bobbysoxers banging around the punch bowl on a Saturday night, this fruity beverage has roots that go far deeper.
Decade by decade, this resource offers an overview of all aspects of American teenagers' lives from 1900 to 1999 as they have evolved through the century, from the bobbysoxers of the 1940s, beatniks of the 1950s, and hippies of the 1960s, to the independent and outspoken teens of the 1990s.
That bouncy hairstyle of the '50s and '60s is no longer for bobbysoxers and Barbie dolls.
There was a time when all the bobbysoxers were running after me.
Idol of 'bobbysoxers' back home in Wales BOBBYSOXERS favourite Donald Peers, above, came home to Wales where he stopped off at his birthplace in Ammanford where he was to present his radio show.
The statue will be placed opposite the old Paramount theatre where mobs of screaming, swooning bobbysoxers rioted in 1942 when the skinny kid from Hoboken, New Jersey, first hit the big time.
Frank Sinatra's bobbysoxers were replaced over the years by fans of all ages.
Fans will already know most of the story about the young singer who drove the bobbysoxers into a frenzy.