Melbourne in the 70s was like this:

24 points for a loaf of bread

The annual salary of a male worker is $4498

Unemployment rate: 75% before 2 years, 4% afterwards, and then steadily rising

The most famous athletes Denis Lillee, Margaret Court and Ken Rosewall

The most advanced high technology is Casette tapes

Medical development: In 1978, Professor Graeme Clark successfully tested the world's first cochlear implant and created a bionic ear

Population: Melbourne had a population of 1971 million in 260

Protest rally at Bourke St, Melbourne in the 70s

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Shoppers at Bourke St, Melbourne in 1970

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Melbourne night in 1970

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1970 Melbourne Westgate Bridge collapsed

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Richard Vereker's clothes for the Melbourne Cup in Flemington in 1970

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Luna Park in 1971

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In March 1971, anti-Vietnamese protesters blocked the streets surrounding Parliament.

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Lillian Frank's hairstyle at Metro Theater in 1971 impressed everyone

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Elizabeth St flooded by rain in 1972

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Prototype construction of Melbourne Metro in March 1972

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Drummond St, Carlton, Melbourne in 1973

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Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1974

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News from Melbourne on November 1975, 11

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Toyota Motor in 1976

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Agnetha Faltskog from ABBA performed in Melbourne in 1977

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Twin brothers Suma and Bono were born at Melbourne Zoo in 1978

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The last part of the West Gate Bridge connecting Melbourne and the West in May 1978

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The first Melbourne Marathon in 1978

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Bourke St in 1979

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Puffing Billy in 1979

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