Monday, December 3, 2012

80th anniversary fun facts (1952)

In the year, 1952 (twenty years after our founding):

    • The following people were born –Dan Aykroyd, Bob Costas, Jimmy Connors; also, two young future partners, Jay Pease & Charlie Johnson
    • Jackie Robinson becomes the highest paid player in Brooklyn Dodger history
    • Harry Truman announces he won’t seek a 3rd term s president
    • The first airing of “American Bandstand” in Philadelphia
    • Nobel Peace Prize winner is Albert Schweitzer
    • The average cost of a new car was $1,754, a house was $9,075
    • The annual income was $3,850 a year
    • Gas cost $.20 a gallon
    • Hit song: “A Guy is a Guy” by Doris Day
    • Academy Award winner: “The Greatest Show on Earth”

Meanwhile, back in Columbus…

S.M. Wellborn celebrates 20 years of being in the CPA business, while Otis LeMay debates giving up the IRS job he has and considers starting his own accounting practice.

More to come – hope you enjoy!!

Jay Pease, Audit Partner (and Firm Historian)