J4F – Way Back Wednesday: 2/4/1978
Let’s see what was cool in 1978.
Way Back Wednesday 2/4/1978
Top U.S. Song – Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
Average cost for a gallon of gas – $0.63
Average cost for a postage stamp – $0.13
Average cost of a dozen eggs – $0.82
Average cost for a gallon of milk – $1.71
Average cost of a new home – $62,500.00
President of the United States – Jimmy Carter
Popular Movies – Grease, Animal House, The Deer Hunter, Superman, Halloween, The Wiz, Pretty Baby, Midnight Express, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Lord of the Rings, Days of Heaven, Dawn of the Dead
Popular Books – The Stand, Stephen King; The World According to Garp, John Irving; The Westing Game, Ellen Raskin; Night Shift, Stephen King; Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Judi Barrett; Eye of the Needle, Ken Follett; Beauty, Robin McKinley; Sideways Stories from Wayside School, Louis Sachar; Requiem for a Dream, Hubert Selby, Jr.; A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Madeleine L’Engle; Faeries, Brian Froud
Happy Birthday to – Alice Cooper, Gavin Degraw, Kimberly Watt, Lawrence Taylor, Frankie Gomez, Oscar De La Hoya, Gabrielle Anwar, Clint Black, George Romero, Carly Patterson, Rob Corddry, Hannibal Buress, Michael Beck, Doug Fister, Brandy Ledford
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