Walk Down Memory Lane To See What Easter Looked Like In The ’50s & ’60s

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Do you remember what Easter was like when you were a kid or a young adult? These days it seems like kids keep getting more extravagant items in their baskets. Back then, it was a simpler time. Easter was a day to go to church, get dressed up in your Sunday best, and then have a nice meal with your family.

There were certain trends that were popular around Easter in the ’50s and ’60s that kids these days might not know about. Let’s take a walk down memory lane and see how many of these times or things you remember:

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Women started wearing fancy Easter hats

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Easter Parade / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

The movie Easter Parade starring Judy Garland sparked a trend of women wearing ridiculously fancy Easter hats. Did you use to dress up in a fancy dress, white gloves, and a special hat for Easter?

The White House had their annual White House Easter Egg Roll

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White House Easter Egg Roll / White House Archives

In 1953, the White House Easter Egg Roll was held for the first time in over 10 years. It has become an honored tradition ever since.

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Leave It To Beaver had a cute Easter photoshoot

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Leave It To Beaver / CBS

If you loved the show Leave It To Beaver, do you remember the photo above? It is so cute! I miss shows like that one!

Read onto the NEXT page for even more Easter memories!

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