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1950s: The Postwar Boom

Old Hollywood
321k views22 Famous Actresses of the 1950sThe 1950s featured the rise of blonde bombshells and their beautiful brunette counterparts. Musicals and romantic comedies were st...
1950s
3k votersThe Greatest Shows of the 1950s, RankedThis list of the best '50s TV shows ranks the decade's shows from best to worst based on your votes and votes from other televisio...
Teens
816 voters20+ Great Movies About Teen Life in the 1950sTeen movies set in the 1950s have a timeless feel that taps into universal childhood memories. The top 1950s teen movies feature s...
50s Movies
1.5k votersThe Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 1950sOn this list of the best 1950s sci-fi movies, you will see a significant crossover between horror and science fiction. The science...
1950s
4.1k viewsThe Most Popular TV Shows Of The 1950sGood television shows aren't always synonymous with popular programming, although there's often overlap. During the 1950s, as the ...
Entertainment
502.6k views40 Famous Movie Stars of the 1950sThe 1950s featured the rise of blonde bombshells, their beautiful brunette counterparts, method actors, and zany comedians. Musica...
Culture
1.6k votersIncredible 1950s Slang We Need to Bring Back TodayEvery generation develops its own slang. It often sounds alien to the generations who came before, even as these new words and phr...
Old West
1.8k votersThe Best Western Movies of the 1950sSometimes you just need a little bit of the old heroes. The old American film heroes before rock 'n roll took over and changed how...
Comedy
2k votersThe Best Sitcoms Of The '50sIn the 1950s, television was still in its infancy. People in the television business were still learning how to best create entert...
Comedy Movies
804 votersThe Best Comedy Movies Of The 1950sSome of the best '50s comedy movies include Marilyn Monroe, the Blonde Bombshell herself. She appears in several iconic ‘50s comed...
1950s
583 votersThe Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the 1950sThe 1950s: in America, the decade is synonymous with rock 'n' roll, bobby socks, and the movies. If that last one didn't come to m...
Entertainment
707 votersThe Best Romance Movies of the '50sThis list of 1950s romance movies features some of the finest love stories on film, whether in color or in black and white. The be...
1950s
986 votersThe Best Horror Movies of the 1950sOn this list of the best '50s horror movies, you will find countless genre classics that went on to inspire future generations of ...
Country Music
2.8k votersThe Best Country Songs From the 50sCountry music is the most popular genre of music and its popularity stems from classic country songs such as these from the 1950s ...
Historical Entertainment
480 votersThe Greatest Period TV Shows Set in the '50sOf all the various TV programs set in different time periods, TV shows set in the '50s brought us some great content. The 1950s gr...
Sci-Fi
166 votersThe Best '50s Space MoviesThe best '50s space movies play up the general feeling of Cold War Communist paranoia that seemed to pervade every fiber of the na...
USA
40.6k viewsPictures of 1950s Greasers That Prove The Stereotypes Are TrueThanks to the likes of characters such as Elvis and James Dean, the "greaser" look emerged as a popular look in 1950s America. Fea...
Entertainment
897 votersThe Best Monster Movies Of The 1950sThe best horror movies of the '50s are just waiting for you to rank them, so if you're a classic horror geek, then this list is wh...
Classic Movies
452 votersThe Best '50s Thriller MoviesThe best '50s thriller movies are an interesting mix of films directed by Alfred Hitchcock, films NOT-directed by Hitchcock, and s...
Classic Movies
268 votersThe Best '50s Spy MoviesThis collection of the greatest spy films of the 1950s represents some of the most beloved films of the genre. Set against the bac...