Saturday, September 25, 2010

39 years ago ........

The year was 1971..........
Yearly Inflation Rate USA 4.3%
Average Cost of new house: $25,250.00
Average Income per year: $9,028.00
Average Monthly Rent: $150.00
Cost of a gallon of Gas: 36 cents
cost of a gallon of milk: $1.18
United States postage Stamp: 8 cents
Movie Ticket: $1.50
New VW Beetle cost $1,909.95

Richard Nixon - President
Spiro T. Agnew - Vice President

*The Voting Age in the United States is lowered to 18 yrs old when the
26th Amendment to the US constitution is ratified.
*Women are granted the right to vote in Switzerland
*Harris public opinion poll claims that 60% of Americans are against the war in Vietnam
*National Public Radio (NPR) broadcasts for the first time in April 1971
*The New York Times begins to publish sections of the Pentagon Papers
showing the US Government had been lying to the American People.

The oscars went to The French Connection for best movie, Gene Hackman in The French Connection, Jane Fonda in Klute, Ben Johnson supporting role in The Last Picture Show, Cloris Leachman supporting role in The Last Picture Show.

Top 11 Songs (had to do 11 to get one of our favorites on the list):
1. Joy to the World, Three Dog Night
2. Maggie May/Find a Reason to Believe, Rod Stewart
3. It's Too Late/I Feel the Earth Move, Carole King
4. One Bad Apple, Osmonds
5. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?, Bee Gees
6. Indian Reservation, Raiders
7. Go Away Little Girl, Donny Osmond
8. Take Me Home, Country Roads, John Denver
9. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me), Temptations
10. Knock Three Times, Dawn
11. Me and Bobby McGee, Janis Joplin

and we were married --- Happy Anniversary Honey!

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