Photo Flashback: Nu in 1955

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’50s brothers and sisters: get ready for a blast from the past. Check out this shot; doesn’t this 1955 Penn State AXE hangout look nifty? Here’s some 1955 trivia that’ll take you right back: 

Penn State Football: The Nittany Lions were coached by Rip Engle, had a record of 5-4, and outscored their opponents 163 to 150. 

Penn State Tuition: Students paid $461 in tuition and fees per semester as a full-time student. I’ll bet that stings for you 2010s grads…  

Top Movies: 

  • Mister Roberts 
  • The Sea Chase 
  • The Tall Men 

Top Songs: 

  • "Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White" by Perez Prado 
  • "Rock Around the Clock" by  Bill Haley & His Comets
  • "The Yellow Rose of Texas" by Mitch Miller

 Top TV Programs: 

  • The $64,000 Question
  • I Love Lucy 
  • The Ed Sullivan Show 


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