Fun Facts image 1950

Financial

  • Yearly income: $2,950
  • New car: $1,250
  • Gallon of gas: .16¢
  • Movie ticket: .60¢

Showbiz

  • "Ed Sullivan Show" premieres
  • "CBS Evening News" premieres
  • "Candid Camera" premieres
  • Samuel L. Jackson born

Other Stuff

  • Velcro invented
  • Slingshot toy invented
  • Iconic Jukebox invented
  • Popular word game SCRABBLE trademarked
  • Universe created by a big bang theory formulated