1950s dating guide
I even remember loving the days when it rained because I got to wear my raincoat and my rain boots and use my umbrella. In the fall, I’d enjoy swishing through the leaves. (Everyday floor wiping was just vinegar in water.) And my one and only luxury was paper towels in bathroom.
In the winter, I remember catching snowflakes on my tongue while we walked. Once mom returned from delivering the children to school, she’d often settle any younger children then she’d take a small break for tea and maybe listen to a morning radio show (usually heavily slanted toward wives and mothers because career women were less common). With so many kids constantly washing and wiping dirty faces and hands, these saved my laundry pile.” — Jan Meyette Then the busy work of cleaning would begin.
Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees was the first athlete to appear on a box of cereal.
Through the years since, numerous ballplayers appeared on the side panels and the back of Wheaties boxes, but it was not until 1985 when Pete Rose became the first Baseball player.
Post Cereals in particular packaged 22 million mini-bobble heads of MLB players with its cereal before opening day in 2002.
If you run a search on the internet for they did it, you will find a list that outlines a typical 1950s housewife cleaning schedule.