Edition 2022

Foto omschrijving: Little girl and her three brothers listening to the radio for the first time in the 1950s.

What did we listen to on the radio in 1953?

Seventy years ago, workers listening to the radio preferred light entertainment, known as variety programmes, to music. Farmers, on the contrary, stood out with a preference for religious broadcasts. Managers relatively often listened to serious music. These were the results of a CBS survey on the radio’s position in leisure activities in 1953.

Waar luisterden we naar in 1953?What did we listen to on the radio in 1953?