Tuesday, August 16, 2011

1950 Chevy sedan 6"x6" oil

Here are some interesting tid bits about 1950 the year this Chevy was made.
Korean War begins when North Korean Communist forces invade South Korea.
Communist Chinese forces invade Tibet.
Truman orders development of the hydrogen bomb.
Era of McCarthyism begins.
Saturday morning children's programming begins on TV.
"Guys and Dolls" debuts on Broadway and becomes an instant hit.
Charles Schulz introduces the "Peanuts" comic strip.
"All the King's men" won the Oscars best picture award.
Movies out this year, Sunset Boulevard, All about Eve, Born Yesterday, The Third Man.
A man's all wool suit was $28.95.
A square dance cotton check dress was $3.29.
An electric portable Singer sewing machine was $19.90.
Rib roast was 29¢ per pound.
A roll away bed was $14.95.
The first Xerox machine is produced.
The first self-service elevator is installed by Otis Elevator in Dallas TX.
Oh, and it was the year I was born.

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