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 1971 Prices

Bread: $0.25/loaf     Milk:  $1.32/gal    Eggs: $1.18/doz
New Car: $3,742      Gas: $0.36/gal      House: $28,300
Stamp: $0.08/ea     Avg Income: $11,583/yr
Minimun Wage: $1.60/hr

 US President 

Richard M. Nixon
US Vice President 
Spiro T. Agnew
Top Songs for 1971 
"Knock Three Times" by Dawn 
"Maggie May" by Rod Stewart 
"How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" by Bee Gees 
"Go Away Little Girl" by Donny Osmond 
"It's Too Late" by Carole King 
"Joy to the World" by Three Dog Night 
"Family Affair" by Sly & the Family Stone 
"One Bad Apple" by Osmonds 
"Brand New Key" by Melanie 
"Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves" by Cher
Top Books in 1971 
The Summer of the Swans by Betsy Cromer Byars 
Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner 
A Theory of Justice by John Rawls
Hot New Toys in 1971 
Mastermind    Split-Level Aggravation    Stay Alive 
Kicktail Skateboard
Academy Award Winners 
Best Picture: The French Connection, 
Best Actor: Gene Hackman 
    in The French Connection 
Best Actress: Jane Fonda 
    in Klute