The first drive-in movie theatre opened in Camden, New Jersey, on June 6, 1933. At the height of their popularity in the 1950s and 60s there were roughly 4,000 drive-in theatres across America compared to only a few hundred today. This photo was taken in Chicago, 1951 - LIFE magazine

LIFE at the Drive-In: Photos of a Vanishing American Pastime

The first drive-in movie theatre opened in Camden, New Jersey, on June 6, 1933. At the height of their popularity in the 1950s and 60s there were roughly 4,000 drive-in theatres across America compared to only a few hundred today. This photo was taken in Chicago, 1951 - LIFE magazine

Authentic and natural 1950s makeup guide. How to create a vintage makeup look worn by real women in the 1950s. vintagedancer.com/1950s/1950s-makeup/

Authentic Natural 1950s Makeup History and Tutorial

Authentic and natural 1950s makeup guide. How to create a vintage makeup look worn by real women in the 1950s. vintagedancer.com/1950s/1950s-makeup/

vintage everyday: Cliassic Beauty Icon of Italy – 36 Stunning Color Photos of Sophia Loren in the 1950s and 1960s

vintage everyday: Cliassic Beauty Icon of Italy – 36 Stunning Color Photos of Sophia Loren in the 1950s and 1960s

Free sewing pattern for women. 50s style dress. Made here is scuba fabric with cute little knotted shoulder ties. Have a look at the blog post for full details and tutorial

50's Hawaiian dress with knotted shoulders - free sewing pattern

Free sewing pattern for women. 50s style dress. Made here is scuba fabric with cute little knotted shoulder ties. Have a look at the blog post for full details and tutorial

Teds

Teddy boys adopted a look inspired by the prominent artists of the 1950s performing the new music sound – rock’n’roll. As a subculture, teddy boys had a reputation for being troublesome and violent, clashing frequently with authority and famously ripping out seats at concerts. Drape jackets, drainpipe trousers, skinny ties and creepers were compulsory attire. Teddy girls are not as well documented but were just as enthusiastic, sporting denim, Edwardian-inspired blazers and pencil…

The 10 best British youth cultures

Teds Teddy boys adopted a look inspired by the prominent artists of the 1950s performing the new music sound – rock’n’roll. As a subculture, teddy boys had a reputation for being troublesome and violent, clashing frequently with authority and famously ripping out seats at concerts. Drape jackets, drainpipe trousers, skinny ties and creepers were compulsory attire. Teddy girls are not as well documented but were just as enthusiastic, sporting denim, Edwardian-inspired blazers and pencil…

Teddy boys. These boys were a part of subculture that like to dress similar to dandies in the Edwardian period.

Teddy boys. These boys were a part of subculture that like to dress similar to dandies in the Edwardian period.

James Dean, popular actor of the 1950s. Also very attractive.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

How to Be Cool: 5 Research-Backed Tips

James Dean, popular actor of the 1950s. Also very attractive. More

Ken Russell's London...The director of Tommy and Women In Love was a freelance photographer before going into films. He lived in west London in the 1950s and made the area around Portobello and its inhabitants a favourite subject.

Ken Russell's London...The director of Tommy and Women In Love was a freelance photographer before going into films. He lived in west London in the 1950s and made the area around Portobello and its inhabitants a favourite subject.

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