10 Fun, Famous, and Fabulous Fads of the ’40s

Dec 21, 2017 · The 1940s were of course dominated by the second world war, and Americans at home and overseas in the military were eager for distractions. Below are some of the most popular fads of the ’40s that helped people take their minds of their loved ones and the world’s troubles.…

9 Charming Fads from the 1940s – Dusty Old Thing

Fads from the ’40s were less publicized than in later decades and also the average family didn’t have much extra money to spend. Still, the term “teenager” was first coined in the ’40s and the disruptive nature of World War II meant that women and teens had more independence and were less supervised than ever before.…

Crazyfads.com - Fads of the 1920s thru 1940s

The most popular fads from decades past Find out what was popular when your parents were kids, or take a nostalgic trip down memory lane from your own childhood: Betty Boop. America's first cartoon flapper icon. The first appearance of Betty Boop was in the 6th Talkartoon starring Bimbo, entitled "Dizzy Dishes" (1930.) Grim Natwick was the ...…