What were some of the best things about the 1950s?

What were some of the best things about the 1950s? by Tony Garcia

Answer by Tony Garcia:

  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (the U.S. Supreme Court declares school segregation unconstitutional)
  • Chuck Berry
  • Lena Horne
  • The Beat Generation
  • The French New Wave Cinema
  • Gordon Parks (photographer for Life magazine)
  • Richard Matheson (The Shrinking Man, I Am Legend)
  • Ray Bradbury (The Illustrated Man, The Martian Chronicles)
  • Porkpie hats
  • Inexpensive British sports cars (MGA, Triumph TR3, Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite)
  • Expensive British sports cars (Jaguar XK-150, Aston Martin DB4)
  • Althea Gibson (Tennis’s Grand Slam title winner)
  • Juan Manuel Fangio (Five-time Formula One World Champion)
  • Lenny Bruce

What were some of the best things about the 1950s?

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