Fun Facts image 1958

Financial

  • Yearly income: $4,600
  • New house: $12,750
  • Gallon of gas: .25¢
  • Stamp: .04¢

Showbiz

  • "My Fair Lady" premieres in Broadway
  • Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" premieres

Other Stuff

  • American Express introduces its charge card
  • NASA is founded and they launch Explorer
  • Wham-O introduces Hula Hoops
  • Pizza Hut was introduced