The 50's Fad Quiz

Lots of fads in the fabulous fifties! How many can you name?
Quiz by CBTemple
Last updated: January 28, 2015
First submittedAugust 22, 2012
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Midi dresses with a dog on them
Poodle skirts
You wore glasses to watch one of these
3-D movies
Black-and-white shoes
Saddle shoes
"Passion pits"
Drive-in theatres
Davy Crockett wore one too
Coonskin caps
"Say kids, what time is it?"
Howdy Doody
Green, flexible pal of Pokey
Gumby dolls
"Instant" dinners before microwaves
TV dinners
Plastic flying discs
Wiggle your hips and keep it going round!
Hula hoops
Short, military-style haircut
Crew cuts
Metal spring toy that walks down stairs
Slip-on shoes that can carry money
Penny loafers
Teen dances where shoes are optional
Sock hops
Kneadable, readable, comes in an egg
Silly Putty
Create a masterpiece if you can count
Hairstyle that flips up in the back
Fear the A-bomb? Build one of these!
Fallout shelters
Level ∞
Aug 22, 2012
Great quiz! I got 9/18, but then again I wasn't alive in the 50's. You might want to allow "frisbee" singular and check the clue for hula hoops. I also enjoyed your other fads quizzes!
Level 75
Jan 27, 2015
What, no bobby socks?
Level 75
Jan 27, 2015
Also, can you accept brush cut for crew cut?
Level 64
Feb 15, 2018
Three D movies should also work