• North Korea invades South Korea on June 25.  The United Nations send troops from 16 countries against North Korea
  • The first all-jet dog fight took place on November 8. A USAF F-80 piloted by Lt. J. R. Brown downed a MIG-15 over Korea.

Lockheed F-80 (was P-80 ) “Shooting Star”

Songs From 1950

  “Mona Lisa”
  “Good Night Irene”  


Other Facts from 1950

President: Harry Truman



Average annual income


New car


Loaf of bread


Gallon of milk


Gallon of gas




Dow Jones Average    216