The 60s Official Site





1962 Economy and Prices



President: John F. Kennedy
Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson
Population: 186,537,737
Life expectancy: 70.1 years
High: 767
Low: 723
Federal spending: $106.82 billion
Federal debt: $302.9 billion
Inflation: 0.4%
Unemployment: 6.7%


Cost of a new home: $18,200
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.31
Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.54
Cost of a gallon of milk: $0.49
Cost of a first-class postage stamp: $0.04

Click Here for The Headlines of 1962



Your Daily Oldies Fix

Personalized Etched Wine


Hullabaloo! Dave Hull


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


CQ Hams - Still Crusin' in the 60s

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 



Go to The 60s Official Site Jukebox






 Your Daily Oldies Fix

 My Blog


Go to The 60s Official Site Jukebox

Sign the Guestbook