1970

People walk by a car wash in New York City, New York, circa 1970. (Photo by Leo Vals/Getty Images)

Gasoline Price: $0.33

Change from the previous year: $0.00

1971

A Jaguar D-type racing car (reg MWS 302), owned by Hexagon of Highgate, at Heathrow Airport, London, 9th July 1971. The car was supplied to the Ecurie Ecosse racing team in 1955 and is now on show at the Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, Le Mans, France. (Photo by Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Gasoline Price: $0.33

Change from the previous year: $0.00

1972

Promotional portrait of the popular music and television group the Monkees as they sit in a converticle with side exhausts, early 1970s. From left, Michael Nesmith, Davy Jones, Peter Tork, and Mickey Dolenz. (Photo by NBC Television/Courtesy of Getty Images)

Gasoline Price: $0.34

Change from the previous year: $0.01

1973

5th December 1973: Cars queuing for fuel during the petrol crisis of 1973. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Gasoline Price: $0.37

Change from the previous year: $0.03

1974

1974: The 'El', or elevated railway, which surfaces from New York's Subway system for the last two miles of Broadway. (Photo by Peter Keegan/Keystone/Getty Images)

Gasoline Price: $0.50

Change from the previous year: $0.13

1975

circa 1975: American cars on a road and a car transporter. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Gasoline Price: $0.53

Change from the previous year: $0.03

1976

4th August 1976: A consignment of cars from the USA lined up on the dockside at Dammam awaiting collection by their new owners. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Gasoline Price: $0.56

Change from the previous year: $0.03

1977

British motorbike champion Barry Sheene (1950 - 2003) on his Suzuki nips ahead of America's Kenny Roberts on a Yamaha during the John Player Transatlantic Trophy meeting at Brands Hatch, April 1977. The trophy was ultimately awarded to America. (Photo by David Ashdown/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Gasoline Price: $0.59

Change from the previous year: $0.03

1978

The space shuttle 'Enterprise' (NASA Orbiter Vehicle 101) makes its way along Rideout Road (Alabama State Route 255) near Huntsville, Alabama, 15th March 1978. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Headquarters Building, Building 4200, is situated to the left, beyond the car park. The Enterprise is on its way to Building 4755 for Mated Vertical Ground Vibration tests (MVGVT). (Photo by Space Frontiers/Getty Images)

Gasoline Price: $0.65

Change from the previous year: $0.06

1979

An attendant at a Texaco petrol station on 1st Avenue and 37th Street, New York, during a fuel shortage, 19th June 1979. (Photo by Brian Alpert/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Gasoline Price: $0.88

Change from the previous year: $0.23

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