US Economy
  • President - Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Vice President - Hubert H. Humphrey
  • Population - 196,560,338
  • Life expectancy - 70.2 years
  • Dow-Jones - High: 950 Low: 744
  • Federal spending - $134.53 billion
  • Federal debt - $328.5 billion
  • Inflation - 2.7%
  • Consumer Price Index - 32.4
  • Unemployment - 4.5%
Prices
  • Cost of a new home - $23,300.00
  • Cost of a first-class stamp - $0.05
  • Cost of a gallon of regular gas - $0.32
  • Cost of a dozen eggs - $0.60
  • Cost of a gallon of Milk - $0.99
In the News
  • California begins pollution standards for cars
  • Medicare federal insurance program went into effect.
  • Men spend on how they look, No longer fashionable to look like you just had a hair cut
  • Mini Skirts and Bell Bottoms are the in dress code
  • The US stock market began (in February) a 9 month decline of 25%.
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