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Then and Now (1963 vs. 2012)

Compare then and now.

Should have invested in National Debt, bought a home or bought Forever stamps.

Milk and eggs are the real bargain.

 

Economy In 1963 50 years later % change
President: John F. Kennedy Barack Obama
Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson Joe Biden

Population:
189,241,798 311,591,917 65%
Life expectancy: 69.9 years 78.2

Dow-Jones 
High: 767 13,488 1658%
Low: 646 12,000 1757%

Federal spending: 
$111.32 billion $6.3 Trillion
Federal debt: $310.3 billion $26.4 Trillion 5575%
Inflation: 1.7% 1.8%
Consumer Price Index: 30.6
Unemployment: 5.5% 7.8%

 

Prices
Cost of a new home: $19,300.00 $299,700 1453%
Cost of a first-class stamp: 4 cents 45 cents 1025%
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: 30 cents $3.80 1167%
Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.55 $1.99 261%
Cost of a gallon of Milk: $0.49 $3.42 597%

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