Thursday 9th to Friday 10th January
Here’s just a bit of very useless Then and Now information!
The estimated United Kingdom population in 1920 was 43,646,400.
The estimated United Kingdom population in 2020 is 67,886,011.
Bread was £0.02, potatoes were £0.04, milk and cheese were £0.08, sugar was £0.11 and bacon was £0.20.
The average car was £270 and a litre of fuel was £0.04.
The fashion –
West Bromwich Albion won the Football League title for the first time.
Rupert Bear first appeared in a cartoon strip in the Daily Express.
The most popular song was Swanee by Al Jolson.
And finally, skipping was a favourite pastime!