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 September 8, 2014 Come to the CSA Western Region Conference for the papers! (Details) August 4, 2015 Help save the Helen Larson Costume Collection @FIDMMuseum with #4for400 February 8, 2012 Behind the costumes of Bye Bye Birdie (1963) 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 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.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.