The average life expectancy for men in North America was 47 years.
Fuel for cars was sold in drug stores only.
Only 14 percent of homes had a bathtub.
Only 8 percent of homes had a telephone.
The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph.
The tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower.
Most women only washed their hair once a month,
The Five leading causes of death were:
1. Pneumonia and influenza
4. Heart disease