Fun Facts image 1973

Financial

  • Yearly income: $12,900
  • New house: $32,500
  • Gallon of gas: .40¢
  • Dozen eggs: .45¢

Showbiz

  • Pablo Picasso dies
  • Elvis's "Aloha from Hawaii" TV special seen by more than 1 billion viewers
  • "The Exorcist" premieres

Other Stuff

  • The Sears Tower is built
  • The first portable cell phone call is made
  • Disposable lighters invented
  • The Twin Towers of the World Trade Center dedicated