1960s Life Vs. Today: Numbers That Will Astound You

Vintage 1960 Wedding Family Portrait. Source: (Getty/steinphoto)

What do we do differently now than we did 50 years ago? A look at the numbers and statistics tells us we're loosening up the customs and rules of the family, and we're loosening our belts too as we become ever fatter. We have better medicine and we spend more time in our cars. Some of the differences are stark, even shocking. Here's a look, by the numbers, at the differences in how we lived our lives in the '60s and today.