Enjoy a little Throwback Thursday fun!
The year was 1958, and if you lived in Sylvania, Ohio you could pick up a carton of milk for 37 cents at Sautter's on Main Street.
Also occurring in the 1950's in Sylvania, in Ohio, and around the world:
-The Sylvania Police Department has one squad car, four full-time and four part-time officers. The chief of police makes a little over $400 per month.
-The firefighters of the Sylvania fire department are all volunteers.
-Play-Doh, Preparation H, and the first pressurized space suit are invented in Ohio.
-Sylvania has four elementary schools, one high school, about 4,320 students, and 145 teachers.
-Stranahan Elementary is built and St. Joe’s Parish School opens.
-The Sylvania Recreation Program is set up, and the activities offered the first summer are ping-pong, baseball, tennis, girl’s softball, and crafts for the younger ones.
-The World Series is broadcast in color for the first time.
-The U.S. is sending hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Vietnam.
-A live Atomic bomb test in Nevada is shown on national television.
-Marilyn Monroe is on the cover of Playboy.
-TV Guide magazine hits the newsstands
-MAD magazine is first published.
-The Fellowship of the Ring is published.
-The first roll-on deodorant is invented, Ban Roll-On.