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"Real Fact" #180

The first VCR was made in 1956 and was the size of a piano.

"Real Fact" #178

The first ballpoint pens were sold in 1945 for $12.00.

"Real Fact" #177

The first sailing boats were built in Egypt.

"Real Fact" #176

The first bike was called a hobbyhorse.

"Real Fact" #170

In 1878, the first telephone book ever issued contained only 50 names.

"Real Fact" #169

The first human-made object to break the sound barrier was a whip.

"Real Fact" #164

The first vacuum was so large, it was brought to a house by horses.

"Real Fact" #163

The first penny had the motto "Mind your own business."

"Real Fact" #161

The first TV network kids show in the U.S. was "Captain Kangaroo."

"Real Fact" #159

The first TV show ever to be put into reruns was "The Lone Ranger."

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