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Bristol 7th Grade Class 1967/68 Reunion
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A 1968 calendar:


This information came from a book called
Kansas City And Its Schools
National Education Association
Department of Superintendence
Kansas City Missouri 1917
February 26 to March 3, 1917

Excerpt from page 19:

Elementary School Teachers

Rule 87. Teachers in the grades and home economics shall be paid $600 for the first year's service, $650 for the second, $700 for the third, $750 for the fourth, $850 for the fifth, {my note...wonder why the bigger jump here and not any other year?} $900 for the sixth, $950 for the seventh, $1000 for the eighth, provided each year's service shows advancement satisfactory to the supervision in teaching and governing.

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Saturday, June 01, 1968
Top News Headlines This Week:
May 30 - Beatles begin work on their only double album "The Beatles" Jun 1 - Simon & Garfunkel's "Mrs Robinson" hits #1
Top Songs for 1968
The Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding I Heard It Through the Grapevine by Marvin Gaye
Hey Jude by Beatles Love Child by Diana Ross & the Supremes
Love Is Blue by Paul Mauriat Honey by Bobby Goldsboro
This Guy's In Love with You by Herb Alpert People Got to Be Free by Rascals
Tighten Up by Archie Bell & the Drells Mrs. Robinson by Simon & Garfunkel

1968 Prices US President
Bread: $0.22/loaf Lyndon B. Johnson
Milk: $1.21/gal US Vice President
Eggs: $1.12/doz Hubert H. Humphrey
Car: $2,450 Academy Award Winners
Gas: $0.34/gal Best Picture: Oliver!
Produced By John Wolf
Best Actor: Cliff Robertson
in Charly
Best Actress: Katherine Hepburn/barb Streisand
in Lion In Winter/funny Girl

House: $26,600
Stamp: $0.06/ea
Avg Income: $9,670/yr
Min Wage: $1.60/hr
DOW Avg: 944
On TV in 1968
The Beverly Hillbillies I Dream of Jeannie Bewitched
Hogan's Heroes Lost in Space Star Trek
Green Acres Get Smart The Monkees
The Andy Griffith Show

Hot New Toys in 1968
Don't Break the Ice Skip-Bo Hot Wheels
Lite-Brite Spirograph Ants in the Pants