Fun Facts image 1952

Financial

  • Yearly income: $3,850
  • New car: $1,700
  • Gallon of gas: .20¢

Showbiz

  • NBC premieres first "Today" show
  • First MAD Magazine published

Other Stuff

  • Area codes introduced in telephone numbers
  • Kellogg creates Frosted Flakes cereal
  • Jacques Cousteau discovers an ancient Greek ship
  • Puerto Rico becomes self-governing commonwealth for U.S.