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8 ways life has changed since Cleveland's last championship

Posted: 3:17 PM, Jun 20, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-20 19:21:59Z

The Cleveland Cavaliers wiped away 52 years of sports history heartache for its hometown Sunday night by winning the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors.

To get some perspective on how long more than five decades really are, consider how much life has changed during that time.

Our country has had nine presidents since 1964.

The number one song of 1964 was "I Want to Hold Your Hand" by The Beatles.

There have been 14 Summer Olympics since Cleveland last won a major sports title.

Consider this: Lebron James wouldn't be born for another 20 years (Dec. 30, 1984) when the Cleveland Browns won the NFL championship. 

Here are 8 major life changes we've experienced between Cleveland sports championships:

 

Sources:

http://www.sounderatheart.com/2016/5/20/11718734/2016-mls-salaries-comparison-nhl-mlb-nba

https://www.reference.com/history/much-did-everyday-items-cost-1964-cfba9fcd6734ea4f

http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/country_result.jsp?country=United+States

http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1963/5/21/college-graduate-schools-will-raise-tuition/