This Was the Year…1966
U.S. President & Vice President
The Vice President
Time Magazine Person Of The Year
Generation 25 and Under (Baby Boomers)
Cost of Living Cost of Food
New House $14,175 Granulated Sugar $ .55 for 10 lbs.
Average Income $4,938 Milk $ 1.11 per gallon
New Car $2,653 Ground Coffee $ .90 per pound
Gallon of Gas $ .32 Bacon $ .72 per pound
Movie Ticket $ 1.25 Eggs $ .36 per dozen
Popular Movies Born This Year
A Man for All Seasons (Academy Award) Adam Sandler
Blowup Cindy Crawford
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Mike Tyson
Fahrenheit 451 Chris Rock
NATIONAL AND WORLD NEWS
The U.S. Department of Transportation was created.
The Black Panther Party was formed.
The U.S. and U.S.S.R. signed a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons in outer space.
SPORTS CHAMPIONS FADS
Baltimore Orioles (baseball) Barrel of Monkeys®
Green Bay Packers & Twister®
Kansas City Chiefs (football)
Graham Hill (Indianapolis 500) Spirograph®
Montreal Canadians (hockey)
Texas Western (NCAA basketball)
Steve Spurrier from Florida (Heisman Trophy)
Kauai King (Kentucky Derby)
"Bean me up, Scotty." - William Shatner in Star Trek.
"Have it your way." - Burger King.
"Fly the friendly skies." - United Airlines