Fun Facts image 1950

Financial

  • Yearly income: $2,400
  • Gallon of gas: .15¢
  • Typewriter: $68.37

Showbiz

  • Famous "Who's on first?" skit premieres
  • Henry Winkle born

Other Stuff

  • Atomic Bomb invented
  • Slinky toy is sold to public
  • Microwave invented
  • Assembly of the world's first general purpose electronic computer
  • Winston Churchill gives "Iron Curtain" speech