LIFE at the Drive-In: Photos of a Vanishing American Pastime
The first drive-in movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey, on June 6, 1933. At the height of their popularity in the 1950s and 60s there were roughly 4,000 drive-in theaters across America compared to only a few hundred today. This photo was taken in Chicago, 1951 - LIFE magazine.
These 47 Photos From The Past Prove That People Used To Be Ridiculously Classy.
How they used to date in the 1950s. *** I was 25 when I went on my first "date". You know, the kind where you get dressed up, the man picks you up at home, you go out to nice restaurant. Up until that point we'd "hook up" at parties. After that you were a couple. "Going together". :-)