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  • PHOTOS: The Greensburg Class of 1962 revisited!

  • The Greensburg Class of 1962 revisited!


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    1962
    Average Cost of new house $12,500.00
    Tuition to Harvard University $1,520.00
    All Wheel Drive Scout off road $2,150.00
    Renault Imported car $1,395.00
    Average Cost of a new car $3,125.00
    Dozen eggs 32 cents
    Gallon of gas 28 cents
     
    Cuban Missile Crisis
    February 7th – President Kennedy places embargo of all goods coming from Cuba.
    October 14th – US spy planes take photos of  the construction of Russian missiles in Cuba.
    October 22nd - US Forces Go to DEFCON 3. U.S. ships take up position 500 miles offshore to blockade Cuba.
    October 28th – Russian President Khrushchev announces over Radio Moscow that he has agreed to remove the missiles from Cuba.
     
    • Marilyn Monroe is found dead in her home.
    • First Wal-Mart store opens in Bentonville, Ark.
    • First bag of flavored Salt and Vinegar chips sold.
    • First K-Mart store opens in Garden City, Michigan
    • The Beatles release their first single “Love me Do.”
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