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2 The historical background of the changes Germany 1949 – divided into West and East Germany (FRG & GDR) 1950s – rebuilding, the West flourishes 1961 – building of „The Wall“, the two countries separated 1970s – petrol crisis -> economic crisis 1989 –„peaceful revolution“ 1990 – reunification Hungary 1950s – Stalinist model, totalitarian dictatorship. 1956 – revolutinon, huge emigration. 1960s – ease in the politics 1970s – loans, debts 1989 – change of regime 1990s – slow political transformation

3 Inventions & Innovations In the last 60 years Petrochemicals Electronics Aviation (=air transport) Space exploration Digital networks Biotechnology Software Information Technology

4 Employment in Hungary and Germany 19491970today19491970today Industry22%44%11%42,9%46,5%24,4% Agriculture54%25%4%24,6%8,4%2,1% Services25%32%64%32,5%45,1%73,5% Unemploymentn/a 5->10%11%0,9%6,3% Employed men70%60%54%58%68%74,7% Employed women 30%40%46%49%46,2%64%

5 The change of prices in Germany

6 An average family consisted of more than two children until the end of the 1960s then this number kept incresing and now it is below 2. Nowadays in avarge family there is 1,4 children. During World War II. men were sent to the fronts, so there was a huge need for labour work. Women started working in factories, by the end of the 1950s more than 35% women were working and a quarter of them was married.

7 Jobs and women Women were sent home after they got married. Jobs were mainly industrial and agricultural, secretarial work. Women were still obligated to the status of housewife and men were the main breadwinners in the family. Children, including teenagers, were to be seen and not heard but by the mid-1950’s, that was becoming more difficult because of newfound freedoms, rock and roll music, and other outlets teenagers had available to them.

8 Marriage in the 1950s Arranged marriages were quite popular in the 1950s. The different social changes influenced the lives of couples too.

9 Change of commercials/ads 1st period – introducing the goods 2nd period –“associated values“ 3rd period – entertainment or the recommendation of an expert Communist propaganda appears They became shorter and faster

10 Lake Balaton in Hungary Hungarian Air Transport Company „Tibi” chocolate Link Link2

11 Link 1 Link 2

12 The 1960s Feminism rising Homosexual rights Flower power revolution The Beatles

13 Marriage In the 1960s the strict poltical and social ideas were less popular, there were less and less arranged marriages in the time and not only mentality but fashion and everyday life changed radically.

14 The 1970s Feminism Environmentalism Anti-war protests Civil rights The hair musical

15 1980s Rejection of smoking based on health concerns increased throughout the western world. Beginning of the AIDS pandemic.  Michael Jackson, Madonna

16 Nowadays Nowadays the average age of getting married for men is 30,9. For women it is 28,2. People live in „patchwork“ families. Most people get divorced once and get married again.

17 Our everyday life Free market + capitalism Technical inventions influence everyday life… mobile phone internet New types of music appeared house techno… Social contacts are often arranged on social network e.g. facebook twitter myspace

18 f a s h i o n is passion

19 of the 50s The fashion of 1950 ’s is often considered to be graceful compared to fashion in other periods of fashion in the 20th century. Those years showed women how to create and underline a perfect figure. Daily visits to hairdresser’s and changing outfits, several times a day were a mandatory ritual that every woman had to stick to. The ideal housewife with a vacuum cleaner in hand had to look perfect with make-up, high heels and a hair job…



22 of the 60s The ‘Legendary 1960 s’ is the brightest decade in the history of fashion. 1960s clothing is free and expressive. It’s the period of the so-called “youth fashion. Rapidly growing standards of life led to the appearance of a new generation of young people who became financially independent from their parents. They wanted to be different. They wanted to listen to different music and wear different clothes..



25 of the 70s It's all love,peace and freedom in the 1970 s, in fashion too. In the beginning of the seventies there wasn't one prescribed fashion trend. The idea was ‘Everything goes’. Midi, mini, maxi or hotpants. Everyone chooses the style they like. Freedom !


27 of the 80s 1980 s fashion for women taught us terms like jelly bracelets, jelly shoes, neon clothing, leg warmers, shoulder pads, and, Guess jeans. They also brought back polka dots. Oversized sweatshirts that you could fit a truck inside over tight leggings were the norm.



30 of the 90s 1990 ’s fashion was the witness of a wide variety of fashion trends and fads. From the somewhat bizarre to the revival of the seventies, the nineties was the decade that had them all. 90’s fashion was also about Goth fashion which was a natural evolution from the punk fashion of the late eighties.


32 of the 21 century Though 2011 will see us move still further from the economic woes of recent history, don't expect a massive change in the tangent of fashion: the major excesses of the last decade are gone and 2011 fashion trends will accomodate the fact that we'll be buying less but spending more. By day it's all about high waists, wide legs, soft blouses,high boots and '70s accessories. By night, all that shimmers is gold. Flowing, draping dresses in high-shine fabrics or metallic hues are perfect for evening '70s glamour. Be bold and don't hold back, this look is about balancing softness with boldness.







39 Thanks for your attention! Anna Martoncsik Nora Bank David Natalis Maximilian Schorpp Matthew Konkol

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