The Greensburg Class of 1987 Revisited!

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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.