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A Look Inside the Defining Era of 1950s Las Vegas

Town and Country Logo By Matt Miller, Charlotte Chilton of Town and Country | Slide 1 of 50: The 1950s were a defining era of Las Vegas. It's a decade that saw the rise of the Riviera, the Sands, and the Dunes, where the likes of Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop flocked to the Strip along with millions of other tourists. There were dancers, mobsters, weddings, and the glitz of post-war America.

The 1950s were a defining era of Las Vegas. It's a decade that saw the rise of the Riviera, the Sands, and the Dunes, where the likes of Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop flocked to the Strip along with millions of other tourists. There were dancers, mobsters, weddings, and the glitz of post-war America.

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