Fun Facts image 1951

Financial

  • Yearly income: $3,510
  • New car: $1,500
  • Gallon of gas: .19¢
  • Diapers: $2.79

Showbiz

  • RCA broadcasts the first color television program
  • CBS premieres "I Love Lucy"
  • "The Day The Earth Stood Still" premieres
  • Sting born

Other Stuff

  • World War II ended after peace treaty between Truman and Japan
  • First commercial computer created
  • South Africans forced to carry ID identifying race
  • Taco Bell introduced
  • 22nd Amendment limits terms U.S. presidents can serve to two