What things were popular in 1953?
The first color television went on sale for about $1,175....TELEVISION:I Love Lucy (CBS)Dragnet (NBC)Arthur Godfreys Talent Scouts (CBS)You Bet Your Life (NBC)The Milton Berle Show (NBC)Arthur Godfrey and his Friends (CBS)Ford Theatre (NBC)The Jackie Gleason Show ((CBS) •Mar 25, 2013
What was going on in the year 1953?
In 1953 Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in Westminster Abbey, and Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tensing became the first people to scale the summit of Mount Everest. A year to remember! But the everyday life of the ordinary citizen in Britain was, by the standards of today, quite simple. But it was all about to change.