Monday, April 13, 2009
Way Back 1962
First Navy SEAL teams were commissioned...GO SEALS!!!! ... Just a tip of the hat for a job well done, thanks fellas!
Yearly Inflation Rate USA 1.20%
Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 652
Average Income per year $5,556.00
Gas per Gallon 28 cents
Cuban Missile Crisis when USSR plans to deploy Missiles in Cuba brings the world to the brink of world war, the US blockades Cuba and the USSR agrees to dismantle Soviet Silos
A U.S. embargo ordered by President Kennedy goes into effect on all imports from Cuba including tobacco, seafood, fruits and vegetables
Marilyn Monroe is found dead on August 5th after apparently overdosing on sleeping pills
The First Wal-Mart discount store is opened by Sam Walton in Bentonville Arkansas
The first Kmart department store opens in Garden City, Michigan
Oral Polio Vaccine developed by Albert Sabin given to millions of children to combat Polio
Rioting on University of Mississippi campus following Black student James Meredith attempting to enroll ending when federal troops and U.S. marshals take control.
Telstar relays the first live trans-Atlantic television signal
US Airforce investigates using lasers to intercept missiles
90% of US households own a Television Set
Britain and France agree to develop the Concorde
The first use of silicone breast implants by Houston plastic surgeons
& The bikes....
Posted by Juan Carlos at 9:02 PM