Fun Facts image 1950

Financial

  • Yearly income: $2,950
  • New car: $1,420
  • Gallon of gas: .17¢
  • Minimum wage: .70¢ per hour
  • Bacon: .50¢

Showbiz

  • First Emmy Awards premieres
  • "Death of a Salesman" premieres in Broadway

Other Stuff

  • First atomic clock created
  • Cake mix is invented
  • Silly Putty toy sold to the public
  • Unusual Wind-Up Talking Teeth toy invented
  • "Candy Land" board game invented