In this Feb. 4, 2011 photo, Levi's jeans are displayed at Costco in Mountain View, Calif. Cotton has more than doubled in price over the past year, reaching the highest since the Civil War and the price of other synthetic fabrics has jumped almost just as much as demand for alternatives and blends has risen. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
This Week in History: May 20-24
By Claudine Zap
Levi's jeans get a patent, infamous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde are killed, and the Brooklyn Bridge opens to the public. Plus, an epic movie makes its debut. See what happened this week in history.