The Celebrate The Century: 1950s commemorative stamp souvenir sheet was issued on May 26, 1999, in Springfield, Maryland.
Designed by Howard Paine of Delaplane, Virginia, and illustrated by Dean Ellis of Amagansett, New York, the souvenir sheet features 1950s subjects from the following categories: People and Events, Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyles, Sports, and Science and Technology. The fifteen commemorative stamps in this sheet are titled: Polio Vaccine Developed; Teen Fashions; The "Shot Heard Round The World"; US Launches Satellites; The Korean War; Desegregating Public Schools; Tail Fins and Chrome; Dr. Seuss "The Cat In The Hat"; Drive-In Movies; World Series Rivals; Rocky Marciano, Undefeated; I Love Lucy; Rock 'n' Roll; Stock Car Racing; and Movies Go 3-D.
Ashton-Potter (USA), Ltd., produced the stamps in the offset/intaglio process.
Postal Bulletin (April 22, 1999).