Thursday, June 16, 2016

This Was the Year…1969

This Was the Year…1969
U.S. President & Vice President
Richard Nixon

The Vice President

Spiro Agnew
Time Magazine Person Of The Year

Middle Americans

(People living in the central U.S.)

Cost of Living Cost of Food
New House $15,525 Granulated Sugar $ .76 for 10 lbs

Average Income $ 5,894 Milk $ 1.26 per gallon

New Car $ 3,278 Ground Coffee $ .95 per pound

Gallon of Gas $ .35 Bacon $ .76 per pound

Movie Ticket $ 1.50 Eggs $ .40 per dozen
Popular Movies Born This Year
Midnight Cowboy (Academy Award®winner) Jennifer Aniston

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Steffi Graf

Easy Rider Brett Favre
True Grit Catherine Zeta-Jones

National and World News
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first hu-mans to set foot on the Moon.

Woodstock attracted more than 350,000 rock and roll fans.

 The Beatles recorded their final album, Abby Road.

 The first troop withdrawals from Vietnam began.

 Members of the cult let by Charles Manson murdered five people.
Popular TV Shows Music
Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In Come Together (The Beatles)

Gunsmoke A Boy Named Sue (Johnny Cash)

 Bonanza Get Back (The Beatles)
Mayberry R.F.D. Suspicious Minds (Elvis)

Family Affair In the Year 2525 (Zager & Evans)

Here’s Lucy Leaving on a Jet Plane

(Peter, Paul & Mary)
The Red Skelton Hour Sugar Sugar (The Archies)

1 comment:

Thomas Olson said...

1969 Word Series Champions...
The Amazing Mets !
Put me in Coach I'm ready to play got to be center field...
Have a great weekend !