At least two or three days’ notice was required for a lady’s diary and times to collect and return your young lady were critical.
A date was a date In the 40s and 50s, there was no confusion about what a date meant to either party. So if a man called a woman and asked her to dinner, he certainly had romance on his mind. Men and women are now often friends, and can stay friends without any romantic involvement, even once a relationship comes to an end.Momentum started to build as this generation developed their own image and style, combined with the purchasing power of an increasingly influential demographic.The word "teen-ager" was newly coined at this time.* Even Seventeen Magazine printed stories and ads about purchasing wedding dresses and bedroom furniture.Teenaged girls were eager to realize the fantasy of a white wedding, a new house, dreamy furnishings and state of the art appliances.