Fun Facts image 1970

Financial

  • Yearly income: $9,350
  • New house: $23,450
  • Gallon of gas: .36¢
  • Loaf of bread: .24¢

Showbiz

  • The Beatles band breaks up
  • Commercial Pop is created
  • The Isle of Wright Festival takes place
  • PBS (Public Broadcasting System) airs for the first time

Other Stuff

  • Floppy disks were introduced
  • Bar codes were introduced in U.K.