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The Most Fascinating Rebels of the 1950's

The Most Fascinating Rebels of the 50s

The fifties were a groundbreaking time in our history. Many changes were taking place. Life after the depression and war left young Americans yearning for something different. The days of social values and conformity gave way to more rebellious overtones.

Influences in film and music shaped young minds in the 1950’s. Paving the way with their unique style, here is a list of some of the most fascinating pop culture rebels of the fifties.

•James Dean - With his ruffian appearance and wild spirit, James Dean was the epitome of a rebel. Famous for his movie role in Rebel Without a Cause, his love of fast cars and his defiance of Hollywood norms.

My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.”

James Dean

The Most Fascinating Rebels of the 1950's