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Jamie Baessler turns 40!

March 10, 2017

Jamie Baessler the President, CEO, and Steward of Baessler Homes turns 40 today. The team members could not let this monumental day go without a few shenanigans. What happened in 1977?

  • The New York City Blackout lasts for 25 hours and results in looting and disorder
  • The first all-in-one personal computer, the Commodore PET was released
  • The first Apple II computers went on sale
  • The Trans Alaskan Oil Pipeline opens
  • Jimmy Carter became president
  • Elvis Presley died
  • Bucharest Earthquake - kills more than 1,500
  • Cyclone in India kills 20,000 and leaves 2 million homeless
  • Super Bowl XI – Oakland Raiders won 32-14 over the Minnesota Vikings
  • The Soviet Union launches its Soyuz 24 space mission.
  • World Series – The New York Yankees defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers. This is the Series in which Reggie Jackson becomes known as "Mr. October."
  • Star Wars opens in cinemas and film goers line up for hours to see it
What things cost in 1977
  • Yearly Inflation Rate USA 6.5%
  • Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 831
  • Interest Rates Year End Federal Reserve 7.75%
  • Average Income per year $15,000.00
  • Average Monthly Rent $240.00
  • Cost of a gallon of Gas 65 cents
  • BMW 320i $7990.00
  • Barbie Road Trip with Motor Home, Dune Buggy and a Bicycle $72.95
  • Wrist Worn AM Radio $7.95
  • 5 inch Portable TV $147.00

Turning forty isn’t about lamenting about the years gone by, nor about turning older and letting out a sigh. Forty is a beautiful age which you can use as a pedestal, to live life to the fullest and make it magical. Happy Birthday Jamie!

What we liked most was the excellent follow up to our questions by Cheryl and Jay. Overall we were very happy with the build experience. Great job by the entire team!

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