These fine people:
have been married for 35 years, today. Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad!
Let’s do a little comparison, shall we?
Average cost of a new house? $43,400
Average cost of a new car? $5,010
Average cost of a gallon of gas? $0.59 (That is 59 CENTS, people!)
Average cost for a movie ticket? $2.00
A stamp cost $0.13
A gallon of milk cost $1.65
Gerald Ford was the 38th President
Apple Computers was founded
An Apple computer would have cost $1,298 with a base of 4 kB of RAM
Average cost of a new home? $266,400
Average cost of a new car? $29,217
Average cost of a gallon of gas? $3.78
Average cost for a movie ticket? $9.00
A stamp costs $0.44
A gallon of milk costs $2.63
Barack Obama is the 44th President
Apple Computers ranks #1 on Forbes’ Fortune 500 list and is considered the best company in America.
An Apple iMac, the closest comparable computer today, starts at a base price of $1,199 (cheaper!) and begins with 6 MB of RAM *as a comparison, 6 MB is equivalent to 6,144 kB*
Other things that have changed?
Well, they have four children and two grandchildren. They live in their second home. And they are, quite simply, the best people that I know. I love you both.
Happy Anniversary! To 35 more, wonderful, years.