Do you remember "I'm Sorry" by Brenda Lee or maybe The Doors and "Light My Fire". If so, you may have been a student at Marion High School during the decade of the 60's.
In 1960 a gallon of gas was 25 cents and by 1969 was 35 cents.
In 1960 the average cost of new car was $2,600.00 and by 1969 was $3,270.00.
In 1960 a new house cost $12,700.00 and by 1969 was $15,500.00.
In 1960 the average income per year was $5,315.00 and by 1969 was $8,540.00.
1963 August 28th - Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech advocating racial harmony at the Lincoln Memorial to an estimated crowd of 250,000.
1968 April 4th Martin Luther King, Jr. is shot and killed by James Earl Ray.
1968 - The first Big Mac goes on sale in McDonalds costing 49 cents.