YEAR 1945

Average Prices

Gallon Of Gas: $0.15
Gallon Of Milk: $0.62
Loaf Of Bread: $0.09
New Car: $1,025.00
New House: $4,625.00
Ounce Of Gold: $35.00
Ounce Of Silver: $0.71
Yearly Income: $2,390.00

Inventions

Atomic Bomb
Frozen Prepared Meals
Streptomycin
Tupperware

Minimun Wage

$0.40

Miss America

Name: Bess Myerson
Age: 21
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 135
Measurements: 35-25-35
From: New York City, New York

Movies

Anchors Aweigh
The Lost Weekend
Mildred Pierce
Objective, Burma!
Open City

Music

Autumn Serenade
Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief
It Might As Well Be Spring
It's Been A Long, Long Time
New York, New York
Rum And Coca-Cola
You'll Never Walk Alone

News Report

Atomic bomb successfully tested in New Mexico desert, July 16th
Gas rationing ends along with 35 M. P. H. speed limits
General George Patton dies in auto accident in Germany
Grand Rapids first U. S. community to fluoridate water
Jackie Robinson becomes first black baseball player
President Roosevelt dead from stroke at age 63, April 12th

Presidential Party

First Lady: Bess Wallace
President: Harry S. Truman, Democrat
President Highlights: World War 2 ends, Atomic age begins, Marshall plan
President Quotes: The President hears a hunderd voices telling him that he is the greatest man in the world. He must listen carefully indeed to hear the one voice that tells him he is not.
Vice-President: NONE

Radio

Arthur Godfrey Time
Beulah

Sports

Boston Marathon: John Kelley, 2 Hours, 30 Minutes, 40 Seconds
Kentuck Derdy: Hoop Jr., Ridden by E. Arcaro
N. F. L. : Cleveland Browns
Stanley Cup Hockey: Toronto
World Series: Detroit Tigers