Thursday, March 10, 2011

Happy Birthday Dawn

Today is Dawn’s "53rd" birthday, Yes, she was born Monday, March 10th, 1958. The president of the United States was Dwight D. Eisenhower. That is also the year inflation dipped below 2%. The average yearly wage was $4,600.00 The average cost of a new house was $30,000.00, average monthly rent was $92.00.

Gas was $.25 per Gallon
Kellogg's Corn Flakes cost $.18 per box,
Hershey Bar $.05
McDonald's hamburger prices $.15
2 heads of lettuce for $.25
10 lb bag of potatoes $.59
Eggs per dozen $.33
10 lb Sugar $.79
Loaf of bread $.20
Postage Stamp $.04

The year Toyota and Datsun Cars were sold in the US.
Elvis Presley is inducted into the Army.
The Microchip co-invented by Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments.
Zennith Corporation develped the remote control.

The Wham-O company introduces the Hula Hoop.

Popular Films included; The Bridge on the River Kwai, South Pacific, Gigi, King Creole and Vertigo.

Popular Singers included; Elvis Presley, Billie Holiday, Ricky Nelson, Frank Sinatra, The Everly Brothers, Ella Fitzgerald and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Popular TV Programmes included; Candid Camera, The Ed Sullivan Show, Come Dancing, The Jack Benny Show and Alfred Hitchcock Presents.


Travel Safe Denise