- Yearly income: $5,556
- New car: $3,120
- Doctors office visit: $5
- Gallon of gas: .28¢
- ABC’s 1st color TV series aires "The Jetsons"
- Johnny Carson hosts "Tonight Show"
- "Dr. No" premieres
- Navy commissions the first SEAL team
- First Wal-Mart opens
- First Kmart opens
- Telstar relays the first live trans-Atlantic TV signal