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CBS gave the first demonstrations of color television to the general public, showing an hour of color programs daily

8 million homes in the US now own Televisions

The comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz is first published in 7 U.S. newspapers

In 1950:

Inventions in 1950

33rd President: Harry S. Truman
April 12th 1945 - January 20th 1953
Democrat

1950 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport

Photo courtesy of Tom Genova www.tvhistory.tv

Photo: Writegeist

The average house cost $15,796
Equivalent today: $143,530

The average car cost $1,480
Equivalent today: $13,448

The average wage was $2,686
Equivalent today: $24,406

1950 Lazy Bones

First TV wired remote control, Zenith Radio's Lazy Bones is marketed

1950 Peanuts

The comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz is first published in seven U.S. newspapers

Photo: United Feature Syndicate, Inc