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The Emergency 911 Telephone service is started

Boeing 747 made its maiden flight

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In debuts on NBC

The film version of 2001: A Space Odyssey premieres in Washington, D.C.

In 1968:

Inventions in 1968

36th President: Lyndon B. Johnson November 22nd 1963 - January 20th 1969
Democrat

The average house cost $24,700
Equivalent today: $155,300

The average car cost $2,822
Equivalent today: $17,743

The average wage was $5,572
Equivalent today: $35,034

1968 Earthrise

The first photograph taken by humans of Earthrise during Apollo 8.

1968 Sony Trinitron

Sony Corp. introduces the Trinitron color television set.

1968 Dodge
Charger

Photo: CZmarlin

Photo: Sony Corporation