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  • PHOTOS: The Greensburg Class of 1987 Revisited!

  • The Greensburg Class of 1987 Revisited!


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    1987
    Average Cost of new house $92,000
    Median Price Of and Existing Home $85,500
    Average Income per year $24,350.00
    Average Price for new car $10,3055.00
    1 gallon of gas $0.89
    1 LB of Bacon $1.80
    US Postage Stamp 24 cents
    Dozen Eggs 65 cents
     
    • US Stock Market crashes with 508 point drop on October 19th,
    • The World’s population reaches an estimated five billion people.
    • Margaret Thatcher is elected as Prime Minister for the third time.
    • Alan Greenspan becomes chairman of the Federal Reserve.
    • First criminal convicted by DNA evidence.
    • Work on the “Channel Tunnel” or “Chunnel” between the United Kingdom and France begins.
    • Disposable contact lenses offered commercially for the first time.
    • The entire year is shortened by one second to adjust to the Gregorian calendar.
    • Simpsons air for the first time.
    • 1.6 million dollar investment to find the Loch Ness Monster is a failure.
    •  Fatal Attraction is released.
    • Good Morning Vietnam is released.
    •  Stakeout is released.
    •  Wall Street is released.
    • Robocop is released.
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