Fun Facts image 1950

Financial

  • Yearly income: $2,000
  • New car: $900
  • Gallon of gas: .15¢
  • House rent: $40 per month

Showbiz

  • First Golden Globes Awards premieres
  • "For Whom The Bell Tolls" film premieres
  • "Oklahoma Musical" premieres in Broadway

Other Stuff

  • Pentagon's construction completed
  • Slinky toy invented
  • Sully Pitty's synthetic rubber created but not sold