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1950s: Fab 50s Party Theme

The 1950's was a wholesome time. Families worked together, played together and vacationed together at family themed entertainment areas like national parks and the new Disneyland. Gender roles were strongly held, girls played with Barbie dolls and Dale Evans gear, boys with Roy Rogers and Davy Crockett paraphernalia. Drive-in movies became popular for families and teens. Cars were seen as an indicator of prosperity and cool-ness.

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  • Jukebox
  • Hula hoops
  • Fuzzy dice
  • Hang 45 records from ceiling
  • Vintage Coca-Cola bottles & crates
  • Pink and black signs
  • Black music notes

1950's Slang Dictionary - Download and print this document and then have it available during your party to help people get in the mood. Your guest will also have access to this document from their guest account on the Pre-Party site.

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