Fun Facts image 1969

Financial

  • Yearly income: $8,550
  • New car: $3,270
  • Gallon of gas: .35¢
  • Movie ticket: $1.50

Showbiz

  • Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) established
  • Woodstock attracts more than 350,000 rock-n-roll fans
  • "The Bill Cosby Show" debuts
  • "Sesame Street" debuts

Other Stuff

  • The first ARPANET link is established laying the foundation for the Internet
  • The microprocessor is invented
  • UNIX is developed
  • First transplant of human eye