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    Two terrific oldies sites.

   Click below for a trip back to the Fifties and early Sixties:

   Popular music:     http://oldfortyfives.com/TakeMeBackToTheFifties.htm

    TV shows:               http://objflicks.com/WhenLifewasInBlack&White.htm

                                           Note: The music doesn't match the images of the TV programs.

                                           Can you name the people on the screen?

   

 

 

 

   Nostalgia from the 1950s and early 1960s (text).

   Click on the links.

 

General 1950s,  Radio and TV shows

 

 

Radio and TV commercials,  roadsigns (Burma Shave, etc),

bumper stickers

 

 

Movies,  cartoons,  comics,  books,  magazines

 

 

Popular music titles,  campfire songs and stories

 

 

Boy stuff,  girl stuff,  teenage stuff,  special,  science,  technology,

military,  miscellaneous

 

 

Time-machine theater,  footnotes,  credits

 

 

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1950s PHOTOS shown above:

 

Ice cold Coca-Cola

Blackjack gum, Clove gum

Bazooka gum

Fleer Dubble Bubble gum

 

 

Movie ad for "Song of the South"

Treasure Island comics

Western comics

 

Erector Set instruction book

Lionel electric trains

 

Archie comics

Superman comics

Movie ad for "The Asphalt Jungle"

 

Twin Cities streetcars

St. Paul streetcar token

 

 

Roller skate key

Brownie camera

Flash camera

Flash bulbs

 

 

Old radio

1954 TV set

Reel to reel tape recorders

 

 

Steam locomotive

Diesel locomotive

 

 

S&H Green Stamps

Speedy Alka-seltzer

Television Test Pattern

 

 

Yo yo's

1950s housewife

Saddle shoes

1950s teen party dresses

 

 

TV: Crusader Rabbit  (5-minute TV program)

TV: Lassie

TV: Rin Tin Tin

TV: Roy Rogers  and Trigger

 

 

TV: Sky King

TV: Captain Video and His Video Rangers

TV: Fury

TV: Jonathan Winters - Comedian

 

 

Brylcreem ad

TV: The $64,000 Question   (Hal March)

TV: Walter Cronkite  (Evening News, and "You Are There")

TV: My Little Margie  (Charles Farrell and Gale Storm)

 

 

TV: Father Knows Best

TV: Phil Silvers  (Sergeant Bilko)

TV: I Led Three Lives  (Herb Philbrick)

TV: Jack Paar  (The Tonight Show, with Hugh Downs et al)

 

 

TV: Dinah Shore  (The Dinah Shore Chevy Show)

TV: Loretta Young

TV: Art Linkletter  (Art Linkletter's House Party)

TV: Jack Benny - Comedian

TV: James Arness  (Gunsmoke)

 

 

TV: Jack Webb  (Dragnet)

TV: Ernie Kovacs - Comedian

TV: The Nairobi Trio  (Ernie Kovacs  show)

TV: George Gobel - Comedian

TV: Jackie Gleason  (The Honeymooners)

 

 

TV and radio:  Bob and Ray  ("Wally Balloo, here...")

TV and radio:  Eve Arden and Gale Gordon  (Our Miss Brooks)

TV and radio:  Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy

TV: Playhouse 90

 

 

TV: What's My Line regulars:  Arlene Francis, Dorothy Kilgallen,

      Bennet Cerf.  Not shown:  Host, John Charles Daly

TV: Charlie Chan - Detective

TV: Alfred Hitchcock silhouette for "Alfred Hitchcock Presents"

 

 

President Truman with General MacArthur

President Eisenhower

Marilyn Monroe

President Kennedy

 

Dick Clark  (American Bandstand)

               "It's got a good beat, and you can dance to it."

Elvis Presley:  45 RPM record jacket from 1956 

            Heartbreak Hotel,  I Was the One 

                Money Honey,  I Forgot to Remember to Forget

 

 

Burma Shave highway signs (recreated)