1. Fuel for cars was only sold in drug stores.
  2. Sugar was 9 cents per kg.
  3. Coffee was 33 cents per kg.
  4. Eggs were 30 cents for a dozen.
  5. One out of every 5 adults could not read or write.
  6. Only 6% of Americans graduated from high school.
  7. The population of Las Vegas was only 30.
  8. An average US worker made around $300 a year.
  9. A mechanical engineer could make around $5000 a year.
  10. 90% of all doctors had no college educations.
  11. The American flag had only 45 stars on it.
  12. Maximum speed limit in most cities was 15 km/h.
  13. The tallest structure in the world was Eiffel Tower (300 meters).
  14. Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone.
  15. More than 95 percent of all births in the U.S. took place at home.