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The Freebishers were having a rollicking good time with Grandma, but she found the whole thing irksome.

Although they tried their best to recreate Mt Rushmore in real life, Granny Filibert was the only one that actually looked like Abe Lincoln.

Bill Haley  His Comets record "Rock Around The Clock" at The Pythian Temple in April 1954 • photo of original: davidcnimick on Flickr

April Bill Haley recorded 'Rock Around The Clock' at Pythian Temple studios in New York City. I remember when I saw the movie "Rock Around The Clock" teens got up and danced in the aisles when they played this.

Skinny ties, skinny trousers: The hip Teddy Boys of 1950s London

Skinny ties, skinny trousers: The hip Teddy Boys of 1950s London

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Lets twist again, like we did last summer! -- 1962                                                                                                                                                     More

The twist - early - always looked ridiculous to me (perhaps because I was rubbish at it)

A mother and her young son, autumn 1952. Like nearly every other child in the 50's, 60's, and 70's, I was blessed with a full-time mom and we went everywhere together. What a grand life !

Midcentury Mom: 1952 it seems Americans always had so much more than us in Britain. We did not have diners,cars phones and your toys were so much more sophisticated.