- - - Also available in other years - - - Let's FLASHBACK to 1956, a very special year. Was this the year you were born? Was this the year you were married? This 75-page booklet travels back in time to celebrate your year, THE YEAR 1956. Get ready to discover 75 pages of fun-filled fabulous facts. We look at the people, the places, the politics, and the pleasures that made 1956 unique and helped shape the world we know today. Imagine if time-travel was a reality, and one fine morning you wake up to find yourself flashed back in time, back to the year 1956. What would life be like for a typical family, in a typical town, somewhere in America? The mid-century post-war boom delivered us a booming economy, booming birth numbers, booming suburbs, and the booming trappings of the consumerist culture we still live in today.... (cont.) Now just imagine you flashed back to a town in 1956 England. Unlike boom-time America, a very different picture would await you..... (Get the book to read more!) Expertly written by author Bernard Bradforsand-Tyler, a history teacher with a passion for sharing his knowledge. This 75 page booklet makes the perfect unique and thoughtful gift for anyone born or married in the year 1956. Celebrating the people, places, politics, and pleasures that made 1956 a very special year. Contains just the right amount of light-hearted trivia and serious international feature-news articles. A beautifully presented book filled with vintage photo reproductions on every page. Includes more than 20 rare vintage advertisements, many reproduced in full-page, with added enlarged text for easy reading. Contains expertly researched and written original full-page feature articleson:Life in 1956 America,A Decade of Change for the UK,Our Love Affair with Cars,Tuning in to Television,Highways Across America,Montgomery Bus Boycott Ends,The British Clean Air Act,Nuclear Arms Race,Hungarian Revolution,Crisis on the Suez Canal,My Fair Lady Broadway TriumphRock 'n' Roll Revolution,Elvis Presley King of Rock, Plus 8 pages of Fashion Trends. Also includes:Sporting Highlights,The Year in Films,Most Popular TV shows,Billboard Top 30 Songs,Born in the Year 1956,Census Statistics andCosts of Goods. Time-Traveler's Guide - Flashbackseries of books are a hit with all generations. Leave them on the coffee table for the grandchildren to enjoy too!