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Question 1 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $1,750
the German battleship Bismarck sinks the HMS Hood
Japan Attacks Pearl Harbour
The first RAF aircraft equipped with radar
Cost of a gallon of Gas 12 cents
The Average House Price in the US is $4,075.00
Popular Musicians include Glenn Miller Jimmy Dorsey and Andrews Sisters



Question 2 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $4,000.00
Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay climb Mount Everest
Sugar Rationing Ends in The United Kingdom
The first color television sets go on sale for about $1,175
Cost of a gallon of Gas 20 cents
The Average House Price in the US is $9.550.00
Cigarette Smoking is linked to causing Lung Cancer
The first full Transister Radio goes on sale from Texas Instruments
Popular Films include Peter Pan, How to Marry a Millionaire, and The War of The Worlds

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Question 3 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $38,100.00
The Search Engine Google is founded.
The FDA approves Viagra for use as a treatment for male impotence
Apple Computer unveils the iMac.
Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.15
The Average House Price in the US is $129,300.00
Car Bomb devastates Oklahoma City Federal Building
India and Pakistan test nuclear weapons
Popular Films include Armageddon Titanic and Saving Private Ryan



Question 4 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $2,950.00
The first Long Playing Record's or LP made of vinyl that was played at 33 rpm appeared
Mahatma Gandhi is murdered in India
The NHS or National Health Service is created in the United Kingdom
Cost of a gallon of Gas 16 cents
The Average House Price in the US is $7,700.00
Soviet Union blockades West Berlin in Germany and the US starts an 11 month airlift of food and supplies
Velcro is invented
Fashions becoming more daring with the introduction of the Bikini



Question 5 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $1,970.00
The Crysler Building in New York is Completed and the The Empire State Building Opens
The First World Cup Final ( soccer ) is won by Uruguay
Alphonse Capone ( Scarface ) gangster is jailed for income tax evasion
Cost of a gallon of Gas 10 cents
The Average House Price in the UK is 590 pounds
Unemployment is 8.9% in the US
Frozen Food is invented by Clarence Birdseye in the USA
And A Willys 2 passenger coupe cost $673



Question 6 What Year ?
The Yearly Inflation Rate USA 9.2% UK 24.2%
Interest Rates Year End Bank of England 11.25% Federal Reserve 7.25%
The Average income per year in the United States was $14,100.00
BIC launches first disposable Razor
Sony introduces Betamax videotapes and Matsushita / JVC introduce VHS
The Suez Canal reopens for the first time since the Six-Day War
The Unemployment Rate in the US reaches 9.2%
The film version of The Who's Tommy premiers in London
The Film Jaws is first shown




Question 7 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $8,550.00
The Microprocessor ( a miniture set of integrated circuits ) is invented opening the way for the computer revolution that followed
Seiko sells the first Quartz Watch
The Harrier Jump Jet enters service with the RAF
The Beatles release their final album Abbey Road.
Chevrolet Corvette was selling for $3631
Beef Chuck Roast cost 62 cents per pound
This Lakeside Property was for sale in Oshkosh Wisconsin for $29,300
cosy 3 bedroom ranch with boat dock 2 car garage on lake winnebago



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Question 8 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $6,000.00 .
Cassius Clay won the Boxing World heavyweight championship from Sonny Liston.
The Computer Mouse was invented by Douglas Engelbart USA.
The first Ford Mustang from Ford Motor Company is made.
Top of the Pops premieres on BBC television.
A 26 inch color TV cost $379.00.A new Pontiac Catalina Cost $3,149. and a Roadmaster Bike cost $34.77.
This house was for sale in Auburn New York for $16,900
Cape Cod Style 4 bedroom , family room , attached garage


Question 9 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $12,900.00.
Roe v. Wade makes abortion a US constitutional right in the United States.
In a Tennis Match billed as the battle of the sexes Mrs Billy Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs.
2 Popular TV Programmes are The Odd Couple and Columbo.
U.S. involvement in Vietnam War ends with the signing of peace treaty.
This house was for sale in Long Beach California for $27,500,
Spanish Villa Fine Corner Lot 3 beds stone fireplace.

Question 10 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $4.450.00
Black-and-white portable TV sets hit the market.
Sony exports it's first ever products to Canada "a Transister Radio".
Warsaw Pact troops invade Hungary.
Elvis Presley enters the US music charts for the first time, with " Heartbreak Hotel. "
Eggs cost 79 cents for a dozen and an Oldsmobile, "88" holiday sedan cost $2,929.
This House was for sale in Coshocton Ohio
Country Home 7 room brick house oil heating and basement $7,000.

Question 11 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $1,550.00 .
The Depression was at it's peak in the United States and Britain with 1 in 4 people unemployed.
The Loch Ness Monster is sighted for the first time in modern times.
The Chevrolet 6 was selling From $475 with a 60 horsepower engine and silent synchromesh gearbox.
A tube of Tooth paste cost 27 cents and the very latest in Radio A Philco Radio able to pick up stations from countries around the world and Police, Air, and shipping cost a whopping $188.00
This farm was for sale in Sheboygan Wisconsin for $1,900
10 acre chicken farm large basement barn and small house


Question 12 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $37,070.00
The Channel Tunnel, which took 15,000 workers over seven years to complete, joining France and England opens
OJ Simpson flees police in his white ford bronco.
Ayrton Senna of Brazil, age 34, is tragically killed during the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola.
Lisa marie Presley marries Michael Jackson.
Coca Cola is 99 cents for 6 cans. and a new Volkswagen Golf GTI costs $12,635.
This House was for sale in Annapolis Maryland
Semi Detatched 3 bedroom. 2 1/2 bath, Peninsular location over looking ocean $198,000 .


Question 13 What Year ?
The Average income per year in the United States was $22,400.00
Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrates after launch, killing all on board
The Nicotene patch is invented by Frank Etscorn
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease is first identified
Popular TV Programmes include Cagney and Lacey , Cheers and Fame.
This plot was for sale in Pinedale Wyoming for $9,000
1 acre lot Cleared with well

Question 14 What Year ?
The Alex Haley book "Roots" is turned into a TV Mini Series of 8 episodes and the first episode is shown on 23rd January and the last episode shown on 30th January
The " Son Of Sam " Serial killer David Berkowitz, a 24-year-old postal worker, was arrested after admitting that he was Son of Sam, the New York City serial killer.
The Queen opens the new underground link on the Picadily Line from central London to Heathrow's terminals which will run every 4 minutes and take 40 minutes and cost 80 pence one way. ( current price 3.80 )
James Earl Ray , the convicted assassin of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., escaped from a maximum security prison in Tennessee, he was recaptured three days later.
Menachem Begin a center-right politician for the Likud party became Israel's sixth prime minister.
Star Wars written and directed by George Lucas and released by 20th Century Fox opens in American Theaters.
You can buy a brand new Buick Electra 225 for $7.033
Paul McCartney and Wings have a hit with Mull Of Kintyre







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