FREE Printable: History Through the Decades

free printable 1950's - 2000 year in review remember
So, my father-in-law was turning the big 6-0. Hitting a milestone like 60, calls for a celebration, a party, a SURPRISE party!!!

My sister-in-laws Leanne and Katy planned out the entire event. Everything was beer themed. From the beer coaster “happy birthday” sign to the beer caps in vases centerpieces. Even a beer cake:

Chimay beer bottle cake design birthday party

Besides making my famous stromboli (Ok, ok maybe not FAMOUS, but they are delic) I was responsible for creating a “history through the years” display. Basically highlighting significant facts, events, pop culture, history for each decade that my father-in-law, Paul, has been alive.
decorations for men's 60th 50th birthday party design

Leanne and Katy purchased these 8.5×11 frames for a couple bucks at IKEA. I printed out each decade on a piece of 8.5 x 11 photo paper, added them to the frames…and done!

The display looked awesome on the mantle as a decoration for the party and it made for a great conversation piece.

50's - 00's pop culture facts and history

I searched many websites high and low to come up with this comprehensive list of facts for each decade and pictures to go along with each decade. From 1950 – 2000.

bullet list and images best facts from the decade

Feel free to use these print-outs at your next party!  Click the link below to download the PDF:
FREE printable: Decade Highlights and History Facts

60th Birthday Party Decorations - decade images - Creative Melissa Designs

It’s perfect to display for anyone’s 40th, 50th, 60th birthday party or for an anniversary party.

Enjoy the look back at decades past!

top things to remember from each decade 1950 - 2000

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2 thoughts on “FREE Printable: History Through the Decades

  1. Can you create another printable page up to current (2014)? Please let me know. I am throwing my mom a 60th birthday party and would love to use your history pages!! Thank you!

  2. Hi Melissa! Love this idea! I am having a tough time figuring out how to print these. Is there a link to the images? They are great! Thanks so much for sharing!

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