America has changed a lot since the Baby Boom.On this patriotic week, we decided to look back and see exactly how much heavier, older, smarter, etc. we have become. Some of the changes are pretty drastic.
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In 1960, the average man weighed 166 pounds and the average woman weighed 140 pounds. Today, the average man weighs 194 pounds and the average woman weighs 164 pounds.
Nearly twice as many Americans preferred baseball to football in 1960. Today football is four times as popular as baseball.
12% of Americans felt that alcohol had caused trouble in their family in 1960. 30% blame alcohol for familial problems today.
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