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Then and Now
1970
2014
Average player salary in the NHL
$18,000
$2.4 million
Average height of NHL player:
5.11
6.1
% of NHL players born in Canada
98%
52%
Air conditioners per household (Canada & U.S.)
4%
68%
Colour televisions per household (Canada & U.S.)
12%
99%
Dishwashers per household (Canada & U.S.)
8%
67%
Microwave ovens per household (Canada & U.S.)
0%
93%
Average size of family (Canada & U.S.)
4
3
Average age of first marriage (Canada & U.S.)
25 (women)
31 (women)
 
27 (men)
34 (men)

Tops of the 1970's
Top TV Show
All In The Family
Highest Grossing Film
Star Wars (1977)
Most Best Actor / Actress Oscars
Glenda Jackson and Jane Fonda (2)
Most Oscar Nominations
8 by Cabaret (1972)
Top Single
YMCA by The Village People (1979)
Top Album
Rumours by Fleetwood Mac (1977)
Top Musical Act
Bee Gees