Wednesday, November 18, 2015


This Was the Year…1962
U.S. President & Vice President
John F. Kennedy

The Vice President

Lyndon Johnson
Time Magazine Person Of The Year

Pope John XXIII

Cost of Living Cost of Food
New House $12,550 Granulated Sugar $ .89 for 10 lbs.

Average Income $ 4,291 Milk $ 1.04per gallon

New Car $ 2,924 Ground Coffee $ .85 per pound

Gallon of Gas $ .27 Bacon $ .69 per pound

Movie Ticket $ 1.00 Eggs $ .32 per dozen

National and World News
 Marilyn Monroe died from an overdose of sleeping pills
The first Wal-Mart® opened in Bentonville, AR.

 John Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth.

 The U.S. Navy Seals were established.
Popular TV Shows Music

Candid Camera Big Girls Don’t Cry

Bonanza Duke of Earl

The Danny Thomas Show Johnny Angel

Sports Champions
 New York Yankees (baseball)

 Green Bay Packers & Kansas City Chiefs (football)

 Roger Ward (Indianapolis 500)

 Toronto Maple Leafs (hockey)

 Boston Celtics (NBA)

 Decidedly (Kentucky Derby)

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