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One of the conventions they put a new spin on, and consequently revolutionize, is the idea and practice of dating.
The 1950's set up precedents in dating that led to what many consider "normal" dating today.
Dating had actually been around for a while before the 1950's, but since the presence of the teenager became ever more prevalent and public, dating became more and more popular and routinized.
Millions of teenagers in the 1950's went on one or more dates per week. If a girl of thirteen years had not started dating yet, she was considered a "late bloomer" by societies standards (Bailey 48).
Teenagers in the 1950's are so iconic that, for some, they represent the last generation of innocence before it is "lost" in the sixties.
Then again, few other countries have the same social conditions as America.
Calling and dating are so intrinsically different it is hard to imagine how the transition from one to another was even made.