In 1954, Mom was probably wearing these types of maternity tops. She was little and petite and didn't show much but for her, she was big. Back then, no one wanted to show off their "baby-bump" like they do now.
This book was sitting on the coffee table.
Sometime in 1954, Jonas Salk, developed the oral polio vaccine. Good thing for me! My mommy had polio when she was a little girl and she was quite freaked out about it. Mom later developed post-polio-syndrome in her latter years.
Interesting Facts - 1954
* New York Giants beat Cleveland in the World Series that year.
I eventually because a San Francisco Giant "Faithful" several years later.
* Two songs were popular in 1954 - Mister Sandman and 3 coins in the Fountain.
I sometimes, hum or sing these songs, just out of the blue. Strange. They just pop into my head.
* Davy Crockett becomes a huge fad -
As a toddler, my folks said I would stand in front of the TV set and
"Gaygee Gaygee Cockett"
* 29 million Americans had TV sets
Yep, we were among that.
OMG, I was such a fifties kid.