Affluence Under Labour (1964+)

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TECHNOLOGY
blah blah blah
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When was the ministry of technology established?
1964
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When was the Post Office Tower opened?
1965
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When was Colour TV introduced?
1967
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The mass production of what medicine what vaccine enhanced the medical industry?
Penicillin and Polio vaccines
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What aircraft was being developed by the British and French that was faster than sound?
The Concorde Jet
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What medical invention revolutionised the medical industry?
X-Rays
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In ____ TV accounted for __% of leisure time
1969 - 23%
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CONSUMERISM
blah blah blah
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By 1970 what percentage was house ownership?
50%
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What was the percentage of television ownership by 1970?
96%
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Who was Viv Nicholson and what was she known for?
She won £152,000 and spent it all on cars then admitted that the days before the money was won were the best times of her life
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Car ownership went up from 8mil (1964) to __._ mil (1969)
11.5
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How much did advertising spending increase between 1951 and 1978?
£102 million to £2.5 billion
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LEISURE
blah blah blah
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Holidays Taken = __ mil (1951) to 49 mil (____)
27 million / 1973
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How much did wine consumption increase from 1960 to 1970?
It doubled *rookie numbers*
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Why did the Birtish public feel affluent during the 60's in regards to food?
Supermarkets were stocked with food so they were not used to having so much choice from so many different brands especially after rationing
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