The first Diners Club credit cards were given out in 1950 to 200 people and accepted by 14 restaurants in New York.
The first color television sets for this system were sold in 1954. They used a 15 inch screen. Later that year, 19 inch sets were made, and by 1955 all sets were made with a 21 inch picture tube.
Lennart Nilsson took this photo in 1957, when he began experimenting with Endoscopic Photography. However, it was only published by Time in 1965 after through investigation and created a sensation across the World.
Ham the chimpanzee was shot into space and landed back in 1961, In this picture, he is holding the newspaper article about himself.
In 1962, Massachusetts Institute of Technology students Steve Russell, Martin “Shag” Graetz and Alan Kotok created “Spacewar!” which is widely considered the first interactive video game. Dueling players fired at each other’s spaceships using early versions of joysticks.
The Original Ronald McDonald.
Inventor Edwin Land, president and co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation, demonstrates his company’s new instant-color film in 1963.
The 1965 Ford Mustang was first officially revealed to the public at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York.
First morning after Sweden changed from driving on the left side to driving on the right.
Young Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham at Yale.