A decade from January 1 1950 to December 31 1959.
In the 1950's:
1.Men wore black leather jackets, jeans, cotton shirts and often listened to Elvis Presley.
2.Women wore their hair back with ribbons and wore dresses.
3.Elvis Presly and Chuck Berry would have made rock n roll in this decade.
4.Only decade in which it was considered cool to be American.