How much did the first color television set cost in 1954?
In 1923 telephones were installed on Catalina Island with an undersea cable connecting them to the Mainland. To make a phone call, you picked up the receiver and turned a crank on the phone to ring the operator at a switchboard. The operator would then connect you to your party using a patch cable on the switchboard.
It turns out Catalina Island was the last site in the AT&T telephone system to do away with operator service, install dial telephones, and go to a direct dial switching system.
In what year was the last AT&T operator switchboard shut down on Catalina and the system converted to direct dial?
Today we say happy birthday to Rich Uncle Pennybags, Jake the Jailbird, and Officer Edgar Mallory. Where can you find all these people? On February 7, 1935 the board game Monopoly was published by Parker Brothers.
How much money is supplied to use in a modern standard Monopoly set?