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  The 1950s
The Lone Ranger was a favourite TV show, starring Clayton Moore as the masked good guy on his horse, Silver
1/9 The Lone Ranger was a favourite TV show, starring Clayton Moore as the masked good guy on his horse, Silver
Alexander Gauge as Friar Tuck and Richard Greene as the hero in The Adventures of Robin Hood - another TV classic
2/9 Alexander Gauge as Friar Tuck and Richard Greene as the hero in The Adventures of Robin Hood - another TV classic
Bill and Ben, the flowerpot men and their friend, Weed, had their own show in 1952
3/9 Bill and Ben, the flowerpot men and their friend, Weed, had their own show in 1952
A puppet with strings named Muffin the Mule had all sorts of TV adventures
4/9 A puppet with strings named Muffin the Mule had all sorts of TV adventures
Boys went mad for Dinky toys...
5/9 Boys went mad for Dinky toys...
...and crazy for action and adventure with Dan Dare in the Eagle comics
6/9 ...and crazy for action and adventure with Dan Dare in the Eagle comics
Dancers' ballet slippers were worn as stylish street shoes in the 50s
7/9 Dancers' ballet slippers were worn as stylish street shoes in the 50s
A very popular haircut for boys was the 'duck tail' named after the way the hair was parted at the back
8/9 A very popular haircut for boys was the 'duck tail' named after the way the hair was parted at the back
Queen Elizabeth, Prince Phillip, their children, Prince Charles and Princess Anne and The Queen Mother
9/9 Queen Elizabeth, Prince Phillip, their children, Prince Charles and Princess Anne and The Queen Mother

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