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J4F – Way Back Wednesday: 12/3/1962

Let’s turn the way back machine to 1962.




Way Back Wednesday 12/3/1962

Top U.S. Song – Four Seasons – Big Girls Don’t Cry

Average cost for a gallon of gas – $0.31

Average cost for a postage stamp – $0.04

Average cost of a dozen eggs – $0.54

Average cost for a gallon of milk – $0.49

Average cost of a new car – $3,125.00

Average cost of a new home – $18, 200.00

President of the United States –  John F. Kennedy 

Popular Movies – To Kill a Mockingbird, Lolita, Lawrence of Arabia, Dr. No, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Longest Day, Carry on Cruising, The Music Man, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, The Manchurian Candidate, The Miracle Worker, How the West Was Won

Popular Books – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Ken Kesey; A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess; A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle; Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury; One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; The Man in the High Castle, Philip K. Dick; The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats; Pale Fire, Vladimir Nabokov; Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Edward Albee; We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Shirley Jackson; The Guns of August, Barbara W. Tuchman

Happy Birthday to – Ozzy Osbourne, Amanda Seyfried, David Villa, Brendan Fraser, Julianne Moore, Anna Chlumsky, Daryl Hannah, Alicia Sacramone, Montell Jordan, Bucky Lasek, Sean Parker – your source for bleeding news!

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