Cost of 1 ton of Asphalt concrete in Houston Refinery: $21.15
Average retail price of gasoline: $0.36
Average cost of a house: $25,250
US Postage Stamp cost: $.08
-26th US constitutional amendment is adopted and voting age in the US was lowered to 18 years old
-NASA’s Apollo 14 had its third manned lunar landing mission to perform detailed scientific lunar landing exploration. One of the more famous moments came when Commander Alan Shepard hit 2 golf balls on the moon.
-Amtrak is created and unveiled their official route Map. Twenty railroads opted to participate in its formation, turning over passenger services to the new company.
-Federal Express (FedEx) is founded by Frederick Smith, after coming up with the concept while in Yale to address urgent deliveries.
-Cigarette advertising ends in US television, after President Richard Nixon signed the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act that banned cigarette ads from airing in television and radio.
-NPR (National Public Radio) aired its first broadcast, covering US Senate hearings on the Vietnam War.
-The United Arab Emirates (UAE) established its independence from the United Kingdom after 80 years of British rule.
-Crib: Apartment or home
-I gotta skitty: I have to hurry
-Keep on steppin': Keep it moving; get out of here
-Later days: Goodbye
-Let's blow this taco stand: Let's get out of here
-Let's blow up the cheese: Let's leave
-Peace, love, and granola: A way to say goodbye
-Peace out, home fry: Goodbye
-What's your 20?: Where are you?
Joy to the World – Three Dog Night
Maggie May – Rod Stewart
It’s Too Late – Carol King
Take Me Home, Country Roads – John Denver
She’s a Lady – Tom Jones
70, Girls, 70
Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death
An Enemy of the People
Jesus Christ Superstar
-The LA Lakers started their 33-game winning streak and won 30 games in that year.
-Billie Jean King won the US Open to become the first women ever in tennis to earn $100,000.
-English football team Arsenal won both league title and the FA Cup, the fourth team to win the double.