- Average US yearly income was $2,500
- Gas cost $.15.
- Average US house was $5,600
- Average UK house was £1,459.
- League of Nations is dissolved.
- UN meets for the first time in England.
- Juan Peron elected president in Argentina
- Nuremberg trials conducted.
- US starts testing atomic weapons on Bikini Atoll.
- Winston Churchill warns the world for the first time about the Iron Curtain.
- Independence: Philippines from the US.
- First microwave oven invented.
- Bikinis go on sale in Paris.
- Tupperware is sold for the first time.
- Dr. Spock teaches child rearing.
- The gorgeous Gene Tierney takes us to The Razor's Edge.
- Jimmie Stewart finds that It's A Wonderful Life.
- The Postman Always Rings Twice. Good to know!