The 1950s

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The 1950s

Blast to the Past

The 50s

Colored TV

In 1958, NASA was founded

Did you know?

On June 25, 1951, CBS broadcasted the very first commercial color TV program.Sadly, many could not watch it due to the fact that most still owned a black-and-white television. 

The 1950s was a revolutionizing decade. Inventions such as the colored TV, the seatbelt, velcro, and legos were all created in the 50s, inventions we still use today. More serious situations such as the Korean War, polio vaccine, the bus boycott, and Castro all occured as well.

The 1950s was a decade full of inventions, situations, and ideas that changed the way we live today. Looking back, this decade is definitely one that we will never forget.


In 1953, DNA was discovered

Disneyland opens 1955

The Montgomery bus boycott, which took place on December 5, 1955, was a protest against segregated seating by the African Americans. it lasted until December 20, 1955.


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