70s’ Trivia

Sports Illustrated1970 COST OF LIVING
Average cost of new house    $23,450
Average income per year    $9,400
Average monthly rent    $140
Cost of a gallon of gas    $.36
Postage Stamp    $.06
Sport Illustrated Magazine   $.15
Yearly inflation rate    84%

1970 KEY EVENTS
Richard Nixon is President
Boeing 747 makes its first commercial passenger trip to London
100,000 people demonstrate in Washington, D.C. against the Vietnam War
The United States lowers the voting age to 18 from 21
Paul McCartney officially announces the split of The Beatles
“Midnight Cowboy” wins Academy Award for Best Picture

MASHPOPULAR FILMS
M*A*S*H
Woodstock
Patton
Hello Dolly!
Catch-22
On Her Majesty’s Secret Servic

POPULAR MUSIC AND SONGS
The Beatles with “Let It Be”
The Jackson 5 with “ABC and I Want You Back”
Edwin Starr with “War”

Bell BottomsSPORTS
Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl IV

FADS & FASHIONS
Mood Rings
Lava Lamps
Bellbottom Pants
Hot Pants
Leisure Suits

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