Fun Facts image 1974

Financial

  • Yearly income: $13,900
  • New car: $3,750
  • Gallon of gas: .55¢

Showbiz

  • Muhammad Ali was awarded Athlete of the Year for boxing
  • Beverly Johnson becomes first black model on Vogue's magazine cover
  • Godfather sequel, "Goldfather II", premieres
  • Leonardo DiCaprio born

Other Stuff

  • Nixon releases Watergate tapes and resigns
  • The Rubik's Cube is invented
  • Girls allowed to play in Little League baseball
  • Sticky Notes invented
  • The Sears Tower becomes the world's tallest building