J4F – Way Back Wednesday: 2/18/1957
Let’s turn the clock back to 1957.
Way Back Wednesday 2/18/1957
Top U.S. Song – Elvis Presley – Too Much
Average cost for a gallon of gas – $0.24
Average cost for a postage stamp – $0.03
Average cost of a dozen eggs – $0.28
Average cost of a new home – $12,220.00
President of the United States – Dwight D. Eisenhower
Popular Movies – 12 Angry Men, Paths of Glory, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Seventh Seal, Old Yeller, Funny Face, An Affair to Remember, Wild Strawberries, Witness for the Prosecution, The Spirit of St. Louis, Loving You
Popular Books – Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand; On the Road, Jack Kerouac; The Cat in the Hat, Dr. Seuss; How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Dr. Seuss; Doctor Zhivago, Boris Pasternak; Dandelion Wine, Ray Bradbury; Little Bear, Else Holmelund Minarik; On the Beach, Nevil Shute; From Russia With Love, Ian Fleming; A Death in the Family, James Agee
Happy Birthday to – Dr. Dre, Vanna White, John Travolta, Eden Wood, Molly Ringwald, Matt Dillon, Jillian Michaelsm, Yoko Ono, Le’Veon Bell, Regina Spektor, George Kennedy, Jeremy White, Cybill Shepherd, Alex Rios
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