The Number of the Day: 50,000
April 5, 2011 - 7:00am
McDonald's plans to hire 50,000 new crew members on April 19 - raising their total number of U.S. employees to 700,000.
Related Fact: McDonald's sells more than 550 Million Big Macs every year.
[Sources: CNN Money and McDonald's. See previous Numbers of the Day here. ]