Thursday, June 18, 2009

1976 Versus Now

I always get this birthday update from my finical adviser. It has a lot on the form, but I'm only going to go over a few things. 1976 Versus Now:
  • Gallon of Milk then $1.42 now $3.87
  • Loaf of Bread then $.30 now $1.40
  • New Auto then $4,100 now $24,125
  • Gallon of Gas then $.59 now $1.86
  • Average new Home then $54,750 now $183,300
  • Average Income then $7,463 now $34,327
  • I share my birthday with Prince William, artist Rockwell Kent (he did all the illustration's for Moby Dick), and artist Al Hirschfeld (he did illustration's for TV guide for years).
  • Best movie of that year was: Rocky
  • Best actor's were Peter Finch and Faye Dunaway in Network (I've never seen it).

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