The Essential YEARBOOK: FLASHBACK to 1950, a very special year.
Was this the year you were born?
Was this the year you were married?
Whatever the reason, this booklet is a celebration of your year, THE YEAR 1950.
Get ready to discover 65 pages of fun-filled fabulous facts. We look at the people, the places, the politics and the pleasures that made 1950 unique and helped shape the world we know today.
Imagine waking up one morning and finding yourself flashed back in time, back to the year 1950.
What would life be like for a typical family, in a typical town, somewhere in America?
The post-war boom had delivered a booming economy, booming birth numbers, booming suburbs, and the booming trappings of the consumerist culture we still live in today. The stringent post-war years were behind us, and the rising middle classes were feeling a new need to spend….
Now just imagine you flashed back to a town in 1950 United Kingdom or Western Europe.
Unlike boom-time America, a very different picture would await you…. (Get the book to read more!)
Makes the perfect unique and thoughtful gift for anyone born or married in the year 1950.
Celebrating the people, places, politics and pleasures that made 1950 a very special year.
Contains just the right amount of light-hearted trivia and serious international feature-news articles.
A beautifully presented book filled with vintage photo reproductions on every page. Includes more than 20 rare vintage advertisements, many reproduced in full-page, with added enlarged text for easy reading.
Contains expertly researched and written original full-page feature articles on 1950:
- Family life in the USA,
- Austerity in the UK,
- Our love affair with cars,
- Tuning in to television,
- Cinema and Film,
- The start of the Korean War,
- The creation of Apartheid legislation in South Africa,
- The birth of India, a new nation,
- The British Empire Games,
- Debut of the Peanuts Comic Strip,
- The very first Credit Card,
- The Great Brink’s Robbery,
- Guys and Dolls hits Broadway,
- Marlon Brando’s screen debut,
- First Formula 1 World Championship,
- Plus 6 pages of fashion trends.
- Sporting highlights,
- Highest grossing films,
- Most popular TV shows,
- Billboard top 30 songs,
- Census Statistics and
- Costs of Goods.
The Essential Yearbook Flashback books are a hit with all generations. Leave them on the coffee table for the grandchildren to enjoy too!
Other years available too!
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