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Old 06-21-2011, 10:04 PM
 
Location: California
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I think most of the 1950's clothing and cars are pretty well beat by now. Plus, you know, women like pants and don't really like vacuuming in heels and pearls..
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Old 06-21-2011, 10:43 PM
 
Location: Boca Raton, FL
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Smile Car shows

Those car shows look really cool. I knew of someone who does that - he's actually out of Delaware.
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Old 06-22-2011, 07:08 AM
 
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Is there any town in Usa that maybe stuck in time like 50s,60s ?
Havana, Cuba. Not in the USA (granted) but maybe worth the trip?
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Old 07-01-2011, 04:41 PM
 
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When I first started working in a grocery store back in the mid 1980s, there was a couple that came in to shop that looked right out of the 1960s. They both wore sunglasses, the woman had a beehive hairdo and their clothes were seriously out of date. We'd joke that they were in the witness protection program and he was an ex mobster. They sort of looked italian. Watch the movie Goodfellas and thats how they looked.
I think you can find some towns, villages more like it, in the mountain valleys of Pa that might look like time has passed them by. But thats mostly the houses, you still see newer trucks. Pa is big on paving their roads so unless its actually in the mountains you'll get paved roads and traffic.
Who once said, when the end of the world comes he'd like to be in Cincinatti. Its 20 years behind the times. It was either WC Fields or Mark Twain/ Samuel Clemens.
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Old 07-01-2011, 04:59 PM
 
Location: Kingman AZ
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Of Course there are.....most of the AMISH settlements......OH you meant the 1950's....
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Old 07-07-2011, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Keosauqua, Iowa
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Of Course there are.....most of the AMISH settlements......OH you meant the 1950's....
I live in the heart of Amish country, so this crossed my mind as well.

Of course they all have cell phones now so that kind of spoils the look.
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Old 07-12-2011, 10:02 AM
 
Location: where people are either too stupid to leave or too stuck to move
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mississippi is def stuck in the 50s.. or 40s..education,diversity,attitudes.. you couldnt PAY ME to live there
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Old 07-12-2011, 10:22 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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mississippi is def stuck in the 50s.. or 40s..education,diversity,attitudes.. you couldnt PAY ME to live there
Really...? Did you even bother to read the thread to see what the topic really was, or just jump in to slam an area?
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Old 07-12-2011, 06:06 PM
 
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Default I'd take the 1970s myself... lol

But a town springs to mind.. maybe not stuck back in the 1950s, but it doesn't seem to change much. Deland, Florida... Home of Stetson University.
Nice town, good folk...went back after being away for 15 years and it hadn't much changed!

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I don't think the town is stuck in the 50s but it seems that every year during the annual Clovis Music Festival a few UK folks make Clovis, New Mexico their new home. The Festival is a celebration of 1950's rock and roll like that recorded at Clovis' Norman Petty Studios by Buddy Holly, Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs, Roy Orbison, Bobby Vee, Waylon Jennings and others. With radio, TV, the internet and a very mobile society, no town can actually get stuck in time as much as many may like to.

Not to change this to a political discussion, but Republicans want to turn America back to the 1950s and Democrats, being more progressive, want to turn it back to the 1960s.
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Old 07-12-2011, 06:20 PM
 
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Beal Street, Memphis!
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