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Fads, TV Shows, Commercials, What Things Cost etc.
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In 1950 a new house cost $8,450.00 and by 1959 was $12,400.00
In 1950 the average income per year was $3,210.00 and by 1959 was $5,010.00
In 1950 a gallon of gas was 18 cents and by 1959 was 25 cents
In 1950 the average cost of new car was $1,510.00 and by 1959 was $2,200.00
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AJAX's White Knight commercial.
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Rotary dial telephones.
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In 1960 a new house cost $12,700.00 and by 1969 was $15,500.00
In 1960 the average income per year was $5,315.00 and by 1969 was $8,540.00
In 1960 a gallon of gas was 25 cents and by 1969 was 35 cents
In 1960 the average cost of new car was $2,600.00 and by 1969 was $3,270.00
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John H. Glenn, Jr., becomes first American to orbit the earth during Friendship 7 orbit.

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Reel to Reel Tape Recorder

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Reel to Reel Tape Recorder


[ http://www.the60sofficialsite.com/Things_You_Just_Don't_Hear_Anymore.html ]


[Edited by: t-w at 12/16/2014 8:47:49 PM EST]
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GRIT

America's Greatest Family Newspaper
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Eight Track Tapes
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Have Gun Will Travel
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It's not nice to fool Mother Nature!
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Pinkie Lee

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