Television Consumption during the 1950s

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Television Consumption during the 1950s

Contributor

Macy Foster

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Number of TV Sets in America: 1950-1978
The data displays how many televisions sets Americans owned from 1950 to 1978. In 1950, 3,880,000 or 9% of Americans owned television sets, but this number significantly increased throughout the decade. By 1959, 43,950,000 or 85.9% Americans owned a…

"I Love Lucy"
"I Love Lucy" is an American television situation comedy (or sitcom) starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley. Lucy is portrayed as a naïve housewife, and is often getting herself and her husband into trouble. The…
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