Five Interesting Facts About 1964:
1. A postage stamp cost 5 cents, a pay phone call cost 10 cents, a loaf of bread cost 20 cents, and a gallon of gas was 25 cents.
2. The first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Mich. Chevrolet introduces the "Chevelle" and Pontiac comes out with the "GTO," or Gran Turismo Omologato.
3. The Academy Award for Best Picture goes to "My Fair Lady." Julie Andrews wins Best Actress in "Mary Poppins."
4. There are approximately 4,027,000 births, including Nicholas Cage, Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Bridget Fonda and Lenny Kravitz.
5. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Source: Flashback 1964!