Ever wonder what life was really like the decade you were born? What were the most popular movies? How much did a gallon of gas cost? What technological innovations were developed? Who were the most notable public figures? Which political events occurred that shaped the nation? What news headlines forever changed history? These questions and more are revealed in this delightful chronicle of fun and fascinating pop-culture highlights of the era. Prepare to go “back in the day…” with this nostalgic and entertaining series that captures the life and times in America during “The Decade You Were Born.”
If you were born in the '40s, your decade began with the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to an unprecedented third term … the country was isolationist … American workers got the forty hour work week … Walt Disney Studios released Fantasia and Pinocchio … Nylon stockings went on sale for the first time … and Glen Miller wrote the decade’s signature song, In the Mood.
A Complete Feature Film – ‘Til The Clouds Roll By (1946) Starring Judy Garland
A Complete TV Episode – The Lone Ranger: Enter the Lone Ranger (1949) Starring Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels
Five Classic 1940's TV Commericals
Five Signiture Movie Trailers that were released in the 1940's
Format: DVD Run Time: 4 hr 10 min Rating: TV-G Region Code: Region 0