What Were the Most Worn Colors in the Fifties?

Answer The 1950s were a time of pretty and wearable clothing styles but also of classic dramatic affects. Popular colors ranged widely from neutral and sherbet tones to dramatic bold colors and classic bl... Read More »

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What kind of book sets were sold door to door in the fifties?

In the 1950s, salesmen sold sets of encyclopedias door to door. Although the practice faded over subsequent years, encyclopedia sales in the U.S. climbed to approximately $300 million per year duri... Read More »

How many colors were there on the original rainbow flag and what were they?

Unveiled in 1978 to honor the memory of gay activist Harvey Milk, the original rainbow flag featured eight colored stripes. The colors included pink, red, orange, yellow, green, turquoise, indigo a... Read More »

What surgical gloves were worn in the 1930s?

From 1928 through 1966, reusable Latex gloves were commonly used for surgical procedures. As long as the surface was intact, the gloves could be reused after cleaning, lubrication and sterilizatio... Read More »

What gloves and scarves were worn in Sherlock?