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Spotlight 1968

Sometimes it's fun to look back on a particular year. Today we're going to take a glimpse at 1968. It was the year that Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King were Assassinated and the year when I was a freshmen in high school. Times sure does fly and here's a look at what things cost back in 1968.

Cost of Living 1968

How Much things cost in 1968

Yearly Inflation Rate USA 4.27% Yearly Inflation Rate UK 4.7% Year End Dow Jones Industrial Average 943 Average Cost of new house $14,950.00 Average Income per year $7,850.00 Average Monthly Rent $130.00 Gas per Gallon 34 cents Average Cost of a new car $2,822.00 Movie Ticket$1.50 The Federal Hourly Minimum Wage is $1.60 an hour

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