Fun Facts image 1950

Financial

  • Yearly income: $3,210
  • New car: $1,510
  • Gallon of gas: .18¢
  • Loaf of bread: .14¢
  • Hamburger meat: .89¢ per 3 pounds

Showbiz

  • Charlie Brown and Snoopy introduced in "Peanuts" column
  • Jay Leno, Tom Petty, and Stevie Wonder born

Other Stuff

  • Ballpoint pen that doesn't leak introduced
  • First credit card introduced
  • Soviets announce that they built an atomic bomb
  • North Korea invades South Korea