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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.
- 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