Friday, March 30, 2007

Friday Flashback

1995 Economy / Prices

Economy

President: Bill Clinton
Vice President: Al Gore

Population: 262,764,948

Dow-Jones
High: 5,216
Low: 3,832

Federal spending: $1519.13 billion
Federal debt: $4921.0 billion
Inflation: 2.5%
Consumer Price Index: 152.4
Unemployment: 6.1%

Prices

Cost of a new home: $158,700.00
Cost of a new car: $
Median Household Income: $34,076.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.32 (as of 1/1/95)
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $1.15
Cost of a dozen eggs: $1.16
Cost of a gallon of Milk: $2.96


Billboard Top 10 (Buy CD)
1. I Know - Dionne Farris
2. Rhythm Of The Night - Corona
3. I Believe - Blessid Union Of Souls
4. I Got 5 On It - Luniz
5. Only Wanna Be With You - Hootie & The Blowfish
6. Run Away - Real McCoy
7. You Remind Me Of Something - R. Kelly
8. I'll Be There For You (Theme From "Friends") - The Rembrandts
9. Back For Good - Take That
10. Cotton Eye Joe - Rednex

1995 TV
Americas Top 20 TV Favorites
1 E.R.
2 Seinfeld
3 Friends
4 Caroline in the City
5 NFL Monday Night Football
6 The Single Guy
7 Home Improvement
8 Boston Common
9 60 Minutes
10 NYPD Blue
11 Frasier
12 20/20
13 Grace Under Fire
14 Coach
15 NBC Monday Night Movies
16 Roseanne
17 The Nanny
18 Murphy Brown
19 Primetime Live
20 Walker Texas Ranger


PotpourrI

For the first time, Ford sell more trucks than cars because sport utility vehicles are a hit.

Jennifer Aniston is a hit on Friends and influences hairstyles

Blue M&Ms are introduced to the other colors

Hollywood's most expensive film is now "Waterworld" at $200 million.

Over 7 million subscribe to on-line computer services for Internet access.

Coffee bars like Starbucks are the fad, providing inexpensive and safe places to take a date.

Michael Jordan comes out of retirement and play basketball again for the Chicago Bulls.

57 million people watch the O.J. Simpson Trial

Quote from O.J. Simpson's defense attorneys "If the glove doesn't fit, you must acquit."


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