popular culture


  • Drive in cinemas became popular in the 1950/60's.
  • This was because car ownership had increased.
  • Blockbuster films were dominated the film business during the 70's and films like Jaws and star wars were popular.
  • high paid movie stars like Eddie Murphy attracted a cult following.
  • Technical developments like special effects were used in films like ghostbusters.
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popular culture- motor car


    By 1945- 25 million americans owned cars.
    by 1960- 60 million americans owned cars.

  • Cars oppened up the suburbs and countryside. It also saw an increase in numbers at drive in movies. 
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