(Almost) forgotten memories of life in the 1950s

Many memories have come and gone from the classic American era of the 1950s. If you lived through the decade or heard stories from your parents, you may remember these forgotten memories from the 50s.

The shoelace knot or bow knot was a doubly slipped reef knot formed by joining the ends of whatever was being tied. The loops are also called ‘Bunny ears,’ and they originated in the 50s. The 50s film ‘The Good Humor Man’ isn’t remembered today, but this comedy crime film tells the story of an ice cream salesman who becomes involved in a murder.

Roy Rogers was a famous singer, actor, and television host in the 50s. He appeared in over 100 films and TV episodes of ‘The Roy Rogers Show,’ which ran from 1951 through 1957.

The 1950s was a big moment for the American automobile industry. Air conditioning, automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, and seat

Another forgotten 50s memory was the ‘Lionel Corporation,’ known for making toys like trains and model railroads. During the 1950s, Lionel sold over 25 million dollars worth of trains. Davy Crockett was another show that was a part of the 50s. ‘Davy Crockett’ was a five-part series that aired on ABC from 1954 through 1955 in one-hour episodes.

The popular game ‘Yahtzee’ originated in the 1950s from the Milton Bradley Company. More forgotten entertainment was the ‘Three Dimensional EC Classics,’ which was a quarterly comic book anthology series, and ‘Cinderella,’ the iconic Disney film that still has a place in many people’s hearts even though it peaked in the 50s.

Another favorite clothing item was the ‘Saddle Shoe,’ a low-heeled casual shoe with black and white colored leather. The 50s were also famous for play clothes, the rise of the TV sets in the home, and car culture and automobiles. These forgotten things were all huge during the decade of the 1950s.

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(Almost) forgotten memories of life in the 1950s