Flashback to 1951 - A Time Traveler's Guide: Celebrating the people, places, politics and pleasures that made 1951 a very special year. Perfect birthd
ISBN: 0645062316
EAN13: 9780645062311
Language: English
Pages: 72
Format: Paperback

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- - - Also available in other years - - - Let's FLASHBACK to 1951, a very special year. Was this the year you were born? Was this the year you were married? This 70+ page booklet travels back in time to celebrate your year, THE YEAR 1951. Get ready to discover 70 pages of fun-filled fabulous facts. We look at the people, the places, the politics, and the pleasures that made 1951 unique and helped shape the world we know today. Imagine if time-travel was a reality, and one fine morning you wake up to find yourself flashed back in time, back to the year 1951. What would life be like for a typical family, in a typical town, somewhere in America? The post-war boom delivered us booming birth numbers, booming suburbs, a booming economy, and the booming trappings of the consumerist culture we still live in today .... (cont.) Now just imagine you flashed back to a town in 1951 England. Unlike boom-time America, a very different, more restrained lifestyle would await you . .... (Get the book to read more ) Expertly written by author Bernard Bradforsand-Tyler, a history teacher with a passion for sharing his knowledge. This 70+ page booklet makes the perfect unique and thoughtful gift for anyone born or married in the year 1951. Celebrating the people, places, politics, and pleasures that made 1951 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: 1951 American Family Life, Austerity in the United Kingdom, Our Love Affair with Cars, The Golden Age of Television, Korean War Intensifies, Nuclear Testing in Nevada, The Red Scare and the Rosenbergs, Churchill Returns to Power, Chinese Rule Over Tibet, Apartheid Laws in South Africa, Everybody Loves Lucy, A Streetcar Named Desire, The King and I Broadway Triumph, Inaugural Pan American Games, An Artificial Heart Machine, Plus 8 pages of Fashion Trends. Also includes: Sporting Highlights, The Year in Films, Most Popular TV Shows, Billboard Top 30 Songs, Born in the Year 1951, Census Statistics and Costs of Goods. The Time-Traveler's Guide - Flashback series of books are a hit with all generations. Leave them on the coffee table for the grandchildren to enjoy too

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