1958 What a Year It Was! 60th Birthday or Anniversary Gift (2nd Edition, 2016)

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1958 What A Year WHAT A YEAR IT WAS! is a fascinating look at the headline events and news-making personalities of 1958. Told through compelling pictures and words, this lavish hardcover volume covers all of the year’s biggest stories-the news, entertainment, sports, fashion, fads and people that changed our lives forever. Plus, a generous sampling

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1958 What A Year WHAT A YEAR IT WAS! is a fascinating look at the headline events and news-making personalities of 1958. Told through compelling pictures and words, this lavish hardcover volume covers all of the year’s biggest stories-the news, entertainment, sports, fashion, fads and people that changed our lives forever. Plus, a generous sampling of vintage ads that will carry you back in time 1958 was an exciting year in a landmark decade. “The Blob,” “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman” and other ‘B’ horror movies were big, while the Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece, “Vertigo” set filmgoers on the edges of their seats. Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor were tops at the box office. The Quiz Show scandals hit TV as “The Rifleman” and “77 Sunset Strip” debuted. Elvis Presley entered the U.S. Army as a private while Ricky Nelson and Ritchie Valens scored top hits. French “sex kitten” Brigitte Bardot was all the rage. The U.S. had two-thirds of the world’s TV sets. Thousands took to the street to march for nuclear disarmament, and Alaska won statehood. Hula Hoop madness hit big time as the Beatnik movement blossomed in California. Velcro and Pizza Hut came on the scene. Nasa had their first black female engineer. The NFL Championship game was televised coast-to-coast for the first time. Wherever you were or weren’t in 1958, WHAT A YEAR IT WAS! 1958 will bring a sentimental smile to your face as you relive that very special time. And you can personalize it on the special dedication page for a truly unique gift, perfect for sharing with family and friends.

This 2nd Edition publication features a striking and colorful new cover with deluxe UV coating.

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Chiyoko says:

As advertised. Nice book, nice stories, nice pictures. I like it!

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