Uncategorized Teaser Tuesday: Ladies Hoola Hooping in Lingerie (1958) June 19, 2012 2 Comments Hula Hoop is 54 today " ** FILE ** Two models gracefully swing their new Hula-Hoops as they display the latest bodice creations in lingerie at a fashion show in Frankfurt, Germany, Oct. 21, 1958. It's hard to believe in age of action-packed video games and other whiz-bang gadgets, the Hula Hoop once was the hippest toy around. The hoopla started 50 years ago Thursday, June 19, 2008 when entrepreneurs Richard Knerr and Arthur "Spud" Melin sought a trademark for a plastic cylinder that had inspired by a similar toy that had enjoyed modest success in Australia's school yards. (AP Photo/Riethausen)" Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 14, 2011 Teaser Tuesday: Behind the Scenes in Hollywood May 6, 2011 Motherhood: Donna Reed & The Shirtwaist Dress September 12, 2013 Books in Brief: The Mechanical Smile by Caroline Evans 2 Comments Now that is a bubble skirt! Reply This is too fabulous for words! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.