Class of 1958

Cost of Living 1958
How Much things cost in 1958
Yearly Inflation Rate USA 2.73%
Yearly Inflation Rate UK 2.7%
Average Cost of new house $12,750.00
Average Monthly Rent $92.00
Average Yearly Wages $4.600.00
Cost of a gallon of Gas 25 cents

What Events Happened in 1958
•NASA North American Space Agency is formed
•14 year old Bobby Fischer wins the United States Chess Championship
•Nelson Rockefeller Elected Governor of New York
•US Unemployment reaches 5.2 million
•US passenger jet flights start with a National Airlines Boeing 707

Submitted by Bill Scutta