50 years ago today facts

Today, thanks to inflation, wage stagnation, and an increasingly educated workforce, having anything short of a four-year degree makes it hard to find a job that pays a livable wage. Link to this page. googletag.enableServices() Sleeping habits were better five decades ago. According to Unmarried.org, 45 percent of all households in the U.S. consisted of unmarried couples in 2010. (Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images), The Prague Spring, a period of political liberalization in Czechoslovakia during the era of its domination by the Soviet Union after World War II. Builders still used hazardous materials like asbestos. Studies show that people, especially young people, experience stress, anxiety, and even depression from social media and phone usage. In fact, some studies find that millennials' reliance on their phones makes them less social in life. Over the past half-century, we've gone through records, eight tracks, tapes, CDs, and mini discs, each with its own inconveniences. The first cell phone came along in 1979, followed by the digital cell phone 1988. Today, more than 60% of families have dual income, says Pew. In 1968, the Apollo program's second manned spacecraft orbited the moon and safely returned on Dec. 28—seven months before Apollo 11's actual moon landing. When the money was finally delivered… For starters, The Beatles were still a band.