Fun Facts image 1950

Financial

  • Yearly income: $1,750
  • New car: $850
  • Gallon of gas: .12¢
  • Beautyrest Mattress: $39.50

Showbiz

  • First animated Superman premieres
  • Marvel Comics introduces "Captain America"
  • Disney's "Dumbo" premieres
  • "Citizen Kane" premieres

Other Stuff

  • First television commercial airs about Bulova Watches
  • Mount Rushmore is completed
  • November's 4th Thursday becomes Thanksgiving Day
  • Aerosol Spray invented