Saturday, June 26, 2010


Cost of Living 1976

Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 1004

Interest Rates Year End Federal Reserve 6.25%
(at least something has gone down instead of up)

Average Cost of new house $43,400.00

Average Income per year $16,000.00

Cost of a gallon of Gas 59 cents

Plymouth Arrow$3,175.00
(What more can a little car give? What kind of ad campaign is that?)

Events of 1976

In New York City, the "Son of Sam" pulls a gun on July 29th and begins a series of attacks that terrorized the city for the next year. 

The United States celebrates 200th birthday of independence from British Rule

Three Gunmen abduct a school bus with 26 children and the driver near Chowchilla, Calif ( all children and driver are saved after they dig a tunnel out of the quarry they were buried in. )

United States Bicentennial

Eccentric American billionaire Howard Hughes who had been a recluse for 20 years dies at the age of 70

Apple Computer Company is formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

Born This Year 1976

Colin Farrell

Reese Witherspoon
Jennifer Capriati

Melissa Joan Hart


1 comment:

  1. And I graduated from high school. Boy am I old. Happy birthday. Love ya, donna jo