1950 What a Year It Was!: 67th Birthday or Anniversary Gift - Coffee Table Book (2nd Edition)
What A Year 1950 Was! U.S. forces landed in Korea with General Douglas MacArthur at the helm. Billy Wilder’s movie "Sunset Boulevard" opened and closed with two of the most storied shots in cinema history in a great era for film directors. Donald O’Connor and other Hollywood stars said good-bye as they left to entertain our troops in Germany. Radio brought out the big guns in an effort to stem the rising tide of television’s popularity as radio personalities moved their shows to TV. Patti Page, Jo Stafford and Frankie Laine topped the pop charts. Stevie Wonder & Tom Petty were born. Bread was 20¢ a loaf as the Atomic Age dawned. Joe DiMaggio, idol of millions of baseball fans all over the nation, signed a new contract with the champion New York Yankees.
Our big, classic hardbound yearbook is filled to bursting with stories, photos, and artwork detailing the movies, music, shows, sports, fashion, news, people, places, and events that made 1950 unique and memorable. Personalize it on the special dedication page for a handsome and much appreciated gift.