Do you remember when?
- The price of the average home was $22,000 in 1955.
- James Dean's first television appearance was in a Pepsi commercial.
- Marilyn Monroe at the age of 9 years old, spent time at an orphanage, while her mother suffered from mental illness.
- A postage stamp was 3 cents in 1955.
- Elvis had a twin brother that was still born.
- In 1955 unemployment was 4.4%.
- Frank Sinatra began singing for tips at the age of 8. He was expelled from high school for his rowdy conduct and never graduated.
- A loaf of bread was 17 cents in 1955.
- James Dean's mother died of cancer when he was 9 years old.
- Lucille Ball was on the first cover of TV Guide Magazine and on more covers than anyone else.
- In 1955 a Chevrolet Bel Air cost $2,200.00.
- Crest, the first toothpaste with fluoride clinically proven to fight cavities, was introduced in 1955.
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Say What? Do know what these mean?
- Back seat Bingo
- Cut the Gas
- Duck Butt
- Fake Out
- Flip Top
- In Orbit
- Rag Top
- Razz my Berries
- Real Gone
- Royal Shaft
- Shoot low, they're riding Shetlands
- Smog in the Noggin