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1969 Economy and Prices



President: Richard M. Nixon
Vice President: Spiro T. Agnew
Population: 202,676,946
Life expectancy: 70.5 years
High: 952
Low: 769
Federal spending: $183.64 billion
Federal debt: $365.8 billion
Inflation: 5.7%
Unemployment: 3.6%


Cost of a new home: $27,900
Median Household Income: $8,389
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.35
Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.62
Cost of a gallon of milk: $1.10
Cost of a first-class postage stamp: $0.06

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