Birthday Quotes 60th Birthday
Post on 12-Oct-2015
DESCRIPTIONYear in Review-1954Famous Birthday Quotes-1954 Al list of items and Cost in 1954
Turning 60 Means: At 60 years old, your birthday suit requires regular ironing.
We put 60 candles on your cake, but by the time we got the last one lit, the first twenty had already burned out.
Turning 60 means: No More Tank Tops. It's a rule.
Congrats, youre 60! Time to start yelling at the television.
Fortune tellers read your face instead of your palm.
You know your way around but you dont want to go anywhere.
Your husband suggests you pull in your stomach and you get a hernia doing it.
The candles on your cake set off the sprinkler system.
Your favorite classic rock is now elevator music.
You wonder why the TV remote isnt working, then realize its a cordless phone. At the gym, you mostly do squats because of how they help you in the bathroom.
When classic movies come on, your comments are: Shes dead. Hes dead. Theyre all dead.
The 20-year-old clerk at the DMV thinks you're joking when you say you are there to renew your driver's license.
60th birthday thrills: more pills, more chills, and more bills.
When youre 60 you start bragging about your age. How else are you going to get your senior discounts?1954 - Year In Review for You! The average house cost $10.250.00Equivalent today: $158,722 The average car cost $1,700Equivalent today: $13,838 The average wage was $3,156Equivalent today: $25,690Minimum Wage: 75 cents per hour
1954 Sports IllustratedThe first issue of Sports Illustrated magazine is published in the United States
Texas Instruments TR-1 by the Regency Division of I.D.E.A was the first practical transistor radio. It cost $49.95
A postcard for 1954 cost 2 cents to mail. It had been a penny until January of 1952. It went up to 3 cents in August 1958. Average Monthly Rent $85.00 Movie Ticket 70 cents Life Magazine costs 20 cents1954 Most Popular TV shows:1. I Love Lucy (CBS)2. The Jackie Gleason Show ((CBS)3. Dragnet (NBC)4. You Bet Your Life (NBC)5. The Toast of the Town (CBS)6. Disneyland (ABC)7. The Jack Benny Show (CBS)8. The George Gobel Show (NBC)9. Ford Theatre (NBC)10. December Bride (CBS)
TOP R&B SONGS OF 1954: January 30: "The Things That I Used to Do" Guitar Slim (14 weeks) - SPECIALTY 482 February 6: "I'll Be True" Faye Adams (1 week) - HERALD 419 March 27: "You'll Never Walk Alone" Roy Hamilton (8 weeks) - EPIC 9015 May 22: "Work With Me, Annie" The Midnighters (7 weeks) - FEDERAL 12169 June 12: "Shake, Rattle and Roll" Big Joe Turner (3 weeks) - ATLANTIC 1026 July 10: "Honey Love" The Drifters feat. Clyde McPhatter (8 weeks) - ATLANTIC 1029 September 4: "Oh What a Dream" Ruth Brown (8 weeks) - ATLANTIC 1036 September 25: "Annie Had a Baby" The Midnighters (2 weeks) - FEDERAL 12195 October 16: "It Hurts Me to My Heart" Faye Adams (5 weeks) - HERALD 435 November 20: "Mambo Baby" Ruth Brown (1 week) - ATLANTIC 1044 November 27: "Hearts of Stone" The Charms (9 weeks) - DELUXE 6062 November 25: "You Upset Me Baby" B.B. King (2 weeks) - RPM 416
The phrase "under God" added to the Pledge of Allegiance. 29 million U.S. households have television sets, double the number in service three years before.ItemPrice in 1954Price in 2007
Swiss Cheese$.69 lb$6.99lb
T-Bone Steak$.95 lb$6.99lb
Post Grape Nuts Cereal (10 oz pkg.)$.19$3.99 (24 oz)
Clorox Bleach gal$.19$1.59 (60 oz)
Gas$.21$2.45 (gal reg)
Ford Car$1,548 - $2,415$14,000 - $151,000