Tag Archives: World’s Fair

Looking to the Future: Space Culture on Film

The launch of Sputnik and the space race led to an era of optimism which influenced pop-culture in America and overseas. We imagined where we might live, the clothes we might wear and the cars we might drive. Words and … Continue reading

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The World of Tomorrow: The 1939 New York World’s Fair

The 1939 New York World’s Fair opened 75 years ago this week. The international exposition was partly a trade show where companies like General Motors and Westinghouse showcased their newest technology, like the latest car models or home appliances, and … Continue reading

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This Week in Universal News: The New York World’s Fair Opens, 1964

TheĀ 1964 New York World’s FairĀ opened fifty years ago this week, on April 22nd, with the theme of “Man’s Achievements in an Expanding Universe.” If this extended Universal News story leaves you with the impression that the fair was not a … Continue reading

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