Girls would wear petticoats under their dresses or skirts or rolled up pants with a top.
Guys would wear sweaters and buttoned downed shirts or leather jackets with plain T-Shirts.
Elvis Presley Jan. 8, 1935 - Aug. 16, 1977
Marilyn Monroe June 1, 1926- Aug. 5, 1962
It was the time of Ray Charles and Buddy Holly
Why I would go back
I would go back because it the time the movie Them was released. Also books like Charlotte's Web and Lord of the Flies were published during that time.