High School Fads of 1947



Just two of the reputed high school crazes of nearly seventy years ago.

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     Posted By: Paul - Wed Nov 12, 2014
     Category: Fads | Teenagers | 1940s

Some of the finest things in the world came out in 1947! It was a wonderful year to be alive.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 11/12/14 at 08:45 AM
Considering there was no Pokemon or My Little Pony or no VW Beetles to cram themselves into, the kids had to find something to stave off boredom.
Posted by KDP on 11/12/14 at 12:10 PM
Wow, I went to Nichols! Graduated in 2005, a good 58 years after shoe-swapping was a big deal.
Posted by venomlash on 11/12/14 at 02:03 PM
Expat is that "young" ❓

I think I need to hire a 18-21 year old college nanny to help me until my wife comes back home from rehab. 😕
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 11/12/14 at 07:14 PM
@BD: You wouldn't survive.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 11/13/14 at 12:46 AM
Funny, my parents didn't mention these particular fads. They graduated in 1948 from Proviso, which is maybe 15 miles from Evanston.
Posted by Dave Plechaty on 11/13/14 at 02:37 AM

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