It seems in the hoop's mid-century hey-day there was quite the controversy about our favorite plastic round. Flustering the Royalty and hospitalizing housewives, the hula-hoop made the page quite a few times - with chuckle producing results. Click on the headlines below for the full article.
Spokane Daily Chronicle Sep 24th 1958
Sarasota Journal Oct 30th 1958
Toledo Blade March 30th 1959
The Sun March 21st 1959
Park City Daily News Oct 24th 1958