Fifties Flashback: ‘Don’t Worry … He Sees Us’

Hollywood gossip columnist Hedda Hopper once saw James Dean as an obnoxious attention-seeker in the Marlon Brando vein (she abhorred Brando) and even labeled Dean “another dirty shirttail actor.”

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Armistice Agreement Ended Korean War 65 Years Ago This Month

The Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950, when the North Koreans invaded South Korea, officially ended on July 27, 1953.

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Fifties Flashback: It’s My Party

In 1946 a Massachusetts DuPont chemist-inventor named Earl Tupper introduced “Poly-T Wonder Bowls.” They were polyethelene food-storage containers that varied in size and came in unusual pastel hues.

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Fifties Flashback: Oh, You Beautiful Doll!

Barbara Handler Segal has recalled strangers saying to her, “So you’re the Barbie doll!”

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Happy Fat Tuesday

This year the revelry of the carnival season will culminate on Tuesday, Feb. 13, in celebrations around the world before the start of Lent.

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The Full Moons of 2018

Here’s a list of the full moons of 2018 and what they symbolize.

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Fragments of History: Fascinating Facts about the ‘Feel-Good Food’

Chocolate has been making Americans smile for at least 4,000 years now — South Americans, that is.

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Fifties Flashback: America’s New Old Hero

While numerous historians have portrayed Davy Crockett as a brave folk figure, many others have blasted him as being a self-serving con artist.

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