Black People : I remember back in the 50s when...

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  1. MsInterpret

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    This is fun forum entertainment. In this thread you post things that you remember that went on during this time. For example someone would say:

    I remember back in the 50's when......Color tv was introduced, but no one on my block could afford one.

    It can be anything that you remember during this time: music, movie, a concert, clothes, a dance, something that you or some else did, etc....ANYTHING!

    **If you weren't born or alive in this era then you can't say what you remember**
     
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    who am I in the 50's .......lol.......no body til late and what i heard and saw my mom do
    was the funky chicken dance and i can remember them black&white shoes and bobby socks
    her long skirt inside them black&white photos .....gosh i love looking at them and my dad's
    chevy.......yeap I remember
     
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    i wanted to get some in the worse way…….except i didn't know what some was and nobody would tell me:(
     
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    I REMEMBER a small American toy company call Wham-O made
    the plastic ring called the Hula-Hoop in 58 we was shaking and twisting away

    I REMEMBER A Gallon of Gas cost 25 cents......lol



    Anybody remember MLK in Harlem 1958 when he was stab at his book signing
    Stride Toward Freedom- The Montgomery Story
    when we heard the story people went crazy
     
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    I was in Virginia then....and a tiny tot. I can only remember playing in the snow...the kerosene oil lamps we used to have, going to the store with my father to by coal for the house and that I only had one little brother....and the grown people kept twisting their behinds when the music came on....you know, the twist was out then...lol
     
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    B.C.

    ... Before Computers :D .... LOL
     
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    Stop playin Rich ! You was doing the funky chicken too....I was doing the funky chicken and the cool jerk ! :thinking:
     
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    It was extremely rare to find women driving cars because it was sorta a "manly thing."
     
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    Sister MsInterpret ... great thread(s) ... good stuff yall ... thanks for sharing ... keep it come'n !!! ... :toast:

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    you know how to do the twist .....,by Chubby checker i think it was ...lol
    if i try to twist now i might break something
     
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