Photo Flashback: Alpha Tau in 1956

’50s brothers: get ready for a blast from the past. Check out this shot; doesn’t this 1956 Georgia Tech Kappa Sig hangout look nifty? Here’s some 1956 trivia that’ll take you right back: 

Georgia Tech Football: The Yellow Jackets had a record of 10-1, they won the 1956 Sugar Bowl, and they outscored their opponents 248 to 47. 

Georgia Tech Tuition: Students paid around $400 in tuition and fees per semester as a full-time student. I’ll bet that stings for you 2010s grads…  

Top Movies: 

  • The Ten Commandments
  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • Giant

Top Songs: 

  • “Heartbreak Hotel” by Elvis Presley 
  • “Don’t Be Cruel” by Elvis Presley
  • “Lisbon Antigua” by Nelson Riddle 

 Top TV Programs: 

  • I Love Lucy 
  • The Ed Sullivan Show 
  • General Electric Theater 

Were you there? Are you in these pictures? If you remember this event, email us to share a story about it.  

Thanks to Bill Williams  for uploading these to our alumni website photo albums! If you have great photos from your glory days to share, log in to upload them to our photo gallery or email them to [email protected]!