Fun Facts image 1950

Financial

  • Yearly income: $2,500
  • New car: $1,120
  • Gallon of gas: .15¢
  • Electric blanket: $39.50

Showbiz

  • Dean Martin's career starts
  • Steven Spielberg born
  • BBC Television Service begins broadcasting again
  • "It's a Wonderful Life" premieres

Other Stuff

  • First Magic 8 Ball iteration created
  • Tupperware is sold to public
  • Baby Boom Era official begins
  • AT&T announces first car phones