If you were born in the 40s, your decade began with the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to an unprecedented third term … the country was isolationist … American workers got the forty hour work week … Walt Disney Studios released Fantasia and Pinocchio … Nylon stockings went on sale for the first time … and Glen Miller wrote the decade’s signature song, In the Mood.
Ever wonder what life was really like the decade you were born? What were the most popular movies? How much did a gallon of gas cost? What technological innovations were developed? Who were the most notable public figures? Which political events occurred that shaped the nation? What news headlines forever changed history? These questions and more are revealed this delightful chronicle of fun and fascinating pop-culture highlights of the era. Prepare to go “back in the day…” with this nostalgic and entertaining series that captures the life and times in America during “The Decade You Were Born.”
- Interactive Timeline
- A Complete Feature Film: ‘Till The Clouds Roll By (1946)
- A Complete TV Episode: The Lone Ranger(1949)
- Five Classic 1940s TV Commercials
- Five Signature Movie Trailers from the 1940s