By the time A&P sold the brand in 1958, circulation was said to be 4,000,000 copies per issue.
Although the company has changed hands several more times over the years, you’ll still find Woman’s Day on newsstands across the country — and you can even get your own subscription.
Take a look back here at the 12 monthly magazine’s tagline-free covers during the year 1950, and marvel at how much daily life — not to mention magazine marketing, photography and graphic design — have changed since then! All that year, the magazine would cost you just a nickel.
For more, have a look at a selection of more vintage Woman’s Day magazine covers from 1951-1959.
Woman’s Day magazine cover: January 1950
Two dogs graced the front of the magazine on the first issue of the fifties.
Vintage Woman’s Day magazine cover: February 1950
A little girl playing with goldfish in a fishbowl
Woman’s Day magazine cover: March 1950
A not-so-happy baby, set against a blue backdrop
An old Woman’s Day magazine cover: April 1950
The Easter issue, with a little boy holding some yellow chicks
Woman’s Day magazine cover: May 1950
A grandfather and his granddaughters at the ocean’s edge
Classic Woman’s Day magazine cover: June 1950
Mom and her baby daughter, both dressed in pink, in an iconic picture of parental delight
Woman’s Day magazine cover: August 1950
Three kids in a redwood forest, sitting on an old fallen log
Woman’s Day magazine cover: September 1950
Two adorable puppies sitting still for a moment
Woman’s Day magazine cover: November 1950
A little girl, wearing a red dress, sitting on a wooden stool
Vintage Woman’s Day magazine cover: December 1950
A church choir at Christmas, with everyone holding lit green tapered candles