15 Ways Life Was Better 50 Years Ago
Fifty years ago, it was easier to buy a house
As housing prices have increased over the decades, it has become increasingly more difficult to buy a home.
According to the US Census Bureau, a median home cost $11,900 in 1960, while the household median income was $4,970 (or nearly half the cost of a home).
In 2010, the median home cost $221,800, while the median income was $49,445 (or a bit more than a fourth the cost of a home).
Would love to go back to the 1950s..n..60s
Were people were people, honest. Happy,
Forgiven,and respect other people’s property
Kids watching children programs. Rolling
Skateing ,make up games,..staying out side until
Mom / dad called to eat..it goes on .n..on.
THOSE WERE THE GREAT DAYS!!!
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Now when you lived through the era that this is talking about when more persons had more mental issues than they do today, in fact the term “crazy house” which were mental institutions run by the state and privately were full of those persons. The streets are now full of those same persons who can not or will not get the help they need.
Now some live today in a utopia in their mind of what the 1950’s and 1960’s were like but the true history paints a different picture than they post. Just look at crime statistics from that era, unwanted pregnancies, run away children and crime within the family house hold, also look at how anyone except whites were treated at any level in life.
I lived through the 1940’s up until today and much prefer today.
Typically, there were no people of color apparently in the 1950’s U.S.A. I never went to school with a handicapped person, I never was allowed to take shop because only boys were allowed, I never could report the sexual abuse I lived through because those things were swept under the table, and my husband legally beat me because “he loved me”. Today is wonderful: more information and informed decisions, friends worldwide, shopping on-line, ordering groceries for pick up, free long-distance calls, veterans can run and walk today after being injured. And a thousand other things that make today the best time to be alive in human history. Nah, you can keep your false memories of the “good old days”.
Yes, I remember all the fun memories of the activities I did in the city of Detroit, where I was born and grew up. I am too fearful of attempting most of those same activities today because of the predominant crime which is way worse than it was when I was growing up there. But, I remember a few things I wish wee still true, like when I got my first car, gas was only 23 cents a gallon and I could go to a double feature movie show at a Saturday afternoon matinee price of 25 cents.