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TRUE STORIES AND FASCINATING FACTS: THE 1950s
by Jonny Katz

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A New, Exciting Book of True Stories and Fascinating Facts all about the 1950s


The True Stories in This Book Cover Interesting People and Events in Popular Culture; Sports; Science, Medicine and Technology; and the News.


Here are a Few of the Story Titles:

  • The “Shot Heard ‘Round the World”

  • Are You or Have You Ever Been Senator Joe McCarthy?

  • Big, Shiny, and Electric

  • Wedding of the Century

  • The Cop Show that Started it All

  • Morey Bernstein’s Quest


In the This and That Section you’ll discover facts about other important events of the decade.


Whatever happened to the famous Hope Diamond?


Who were the first nations in NATO?


When was NASA established?


What film earned Audrey Hepburn an Academy Award in 1954?


What film won the Best Picture Oscar in 1953?


What was “The Day the Music Died?


Who was the “Greatest Swimmer of All Time?


The writer, Jonny Katz has also included a photo challenge. Can you name these celebrities from the 1950s?


At the end of the book, you’ll find some almanac information about each year from 1950-1959.


This book is presented in a large print font size (18 point), which makes it perfect for seniors, people with close-vision difficulty, or anyone who likes the relaxation offered by the larger font size.


Reading trivia and fact books comes with some amazing mental and social benefits:

Improves Attention Span

Enhances Memory

Helps Retain Mental Health

Reduces Stress

Sharing Trivia Creates a Sense of Connectedness

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