The 60s Official Site

 

 

 

 

1961 Economy and Prices

 

Economy

President: John F. Kennedy
Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson
Population: 183,691,481
Life expectancy: 70.2 years
Dow-Jones
High: 734
Low: 610
Federal spending: $97.72 billion
Federal debt: $292.6 billion
Inflation: 1.9%
Unemployment: 5.5%

Prices

Cost of a new home: $17,200
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.31
Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.57
Cost of a gallon of milk: $0.49
Cost of a first-class postage stamp: $0.04

Click Here for The Headlines of 1961

 

Your Daily Oldies Fix

Personalized Etched Wine

My Summer on Haight Street by Robert Rice Jr.

 

Inside Songs of the Sixties by Brian Forsythe 

Culinary Tributeto the Beatles 

 

The 60s - Carl - 1968 - Vietnam

 Vietnam -1968

The 60s - Webmaster - 2006

 Today

CQ Hams - Still Crusin' in the 60s

HollywoodMegaStore.com

Altamont AugieEva Pasco's Book

 

Somewhere in the Distance by David Soulsby 

The Isla Vista Crucible

 

Read my Blog

 Franchise Trees

40th Anniversary of Woodstock

Vibration of a Nation Video 

Sign the Guestbook 

 

Jukeboxes

Go to The 60s Official Site Jukebox

 

 

 

 

 

 Your Daily Oldies Fix

 My Blog

 

Go to The 60s Official Site Jukebox

Sign the Guestbook