This Was the Year…1969
U.S. President & Vice President
The Vice President
Time Magazine Person Of The Year
(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)