Here’s a little refresher for what life was like in 1978 when Women & Their Work was first formed.
President: Jimmy Carter
Median Household Income (current dollars): $15,064
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.13
Technology: Sony introduces the Walkman, the first portable stereo.
Academy Award, Best Picture: Annie Hall
Record of the Year: “Hotel California,” Eagles
Song of the Year: “Love Theme From A Star Is Born” (Evergreen), Barbra Streisand and Paul Williams, songwriters
Science: Recombinant DNA techniques are used to produce human insulin.
Babs in ’78: Rawrr!