Popular stuff in the 50s
Some of the pop culture in the 1950s era
The Tv dinner
In 1953 the TV dinner was invented. The TV dinner was most popular in the early and mid 1950s. The TV dinner is a frozen prepared packaged meal that only requires heating before serving. When women started working they did not have much time to cook a homemade meal for their families so instead they just heated up a TV dinner.
Women and work
Why did women just start working? Well, women were not treated equally in the early years in the as time went on their rights started to expand. Women were introduced to jobs, voting rights, drivers licenses, and more. Most women stated working in the 50s because of the Korean War.
Some of the popular toys in the 1950s
Invented in 1943 by Naval engineer Richard T. James but it was popular in the early 50s.
The Hula Hoop
Invented in 1958 by Arthur Melin and Richard Merr.
Invented in the early 1950s by Joe McVicker and Bill Rhoedenbough but was introduced in the mid 50s.