Fun Facts image 1950

Financial

  • Yearly income: $1,880
  • New car: $920
  • Gallon of gas: .15¢
  • Coca Cola bottle: .05¢

Showbiz

  • "Casablanca" premieres
  • Disney's "Bambi" premieres
  • Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" becomes popular

Other Stuff

  • First nuclear reactor built in Chicago
  • Legal draft age lowered to 18
  • Electronic digital computer invented
  • Duck Tape invented but for military