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QUESTION: WHAT WAS A DOLLAR WORTH IN 1962?

ANSWER:  ENOUGH FOR YOU TAKE AN ELEVATOR RIDE TO THE TOP OF THE SPACE NEEDLE.
Saturday, April 21 Observation Deck tickets will return to the 1962 price of $1 while supplies last

What:  In celebration of its 50th Anniversary on Saturday, April 21 the Space Needle will offer $1 admission, the original price upon opening in 1962, while supplies last. The “throwback” tickets are just part of the celebration, which kicked off earlier this week when the roof returned to its original "Galaxy Gold." At the base of Seattle's landmark tower '60s records will spin, retro-souvenirs will be available and “Elvis,” who filmed "It Happened at the World's Fair," back in '62 will be on hand posing for free digital photos. Visitors can also make a small donation and receive a special Space Needle 50th Anniversary donut, created by MightyO Donuts. Inside, the Space Needle's resident writer, Knute Berger, will be on hand, signing copies of the brand new book, The Spirit of Seattle, which delves into the story of the Seattle icon's past 50 years.

Up on the Observation Deck, vintage memorabilia will be on display and the Space Needle's newest beer -- Pike Brewery's 50th Anniversary Ale -- will be on tapped in both SkyCafe and the SkyCity restaurant.

Knute Berger will be signing copies of The Spirit of Seattle from 2-3 p.m.

When:  Festivities kick off on Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 a.m. when $1 tickets, good for a 1-hr time block, go on sale. Supplies are limited and tickets will sell out so come early to secure admission.

Where:  Space Needle, 400 Broad St.

Photo Opp:  At noon on the SkyLine level the Space Needle will host the Legacy Lunch, which will include Mayor McGinn and more than 100 guests who played significant roles in the World's Fair.

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