Fruita Monument High School
Class of 1971 - Wildcats!
Our Next Reunion
Planning Committee 2011:
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Events & Pop Culture of 1971 . . . . .
The Price of Things in 1971.......
Yearly Inflation Rate USA 4.3% 
Yearly Inflation Rate UK 8.6% 
Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 890 
Average Cost of new house $25,250.00 
Average Income per year $10,600.00 
Average Monthly Rent $150.00
Cost of a gallon of Gas 40 cents 
Datsun 1200 Sports Coupe $1,866.00 
United States postage Stamp 8 cents
Ladies 2 piece knit suits $9.98 
Movie Ticket $1.50
China is admitted to the United Nations UN 
The Voting Age in the US is lowered to 18 yrs old 
Federal Express is started by Fred Smith 
Cigarette Advertising Ended on Television in USA 
Charles Manson & 3 followers receive death penalty
Led Zeppelin releases their untitled fourth album
Texas Instruments releases the first pocket calculator
Apollo 14 lands on the Moon
Apollo 15 astronauts become the first to ride in a lunar rover a day after landing on the surface
Chevrolet Camero Z28 $6,326 1978 

Popular Musicians and songs 
•James Taylor 
•The Doors 
•Bob Dylan 
•Tony Orlando & Dawn with " Knock Three Times " 
•Janis Joplin with " Me and Bobby Mcgee " 
•The Who 
•Mungo Jerry 
•John Lennon 
•The Jackson 5 
•Ike and Tina Turner 
•Marvin Gaye 
•Rod Stewart with " Maggie Mae " 
•The Osmonds 
•Michael Jackson 
•The Rolling Stones with " Brown Sugar " 

Rick Hawke
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