1959, President Dwight Eisenhower, Premier Nikita Khrushchev and their wives attend a formal state dinner at the White House. The rest of America wanted to go to the beach and enjoy pure summer fun.
Popular television – “Rawhide”, “Bonanza” and “The Twilight Zone”.
Movies – “Some Like it Hot”, “Ben Hur”, and “North by Northwest”.
Books – A Separate Peace by John Knowles, Hawaii by James A. Michener, Goldfinger (James Bond, #7) by Ian Fleming.
Castro takes Cuba. Khrushchev debates Nixon. Alaska and Hawaii become states. Dad wore a suit and a tie. Mom rang a bell for dinner and yelled, “Don’t be late!”
Is this how your mom looked?