Fun Facts image 1962

Financial

  • Yearly income: $5,556
  • New car: $3,120
  • Doctors office visit: $5
  • Gallon of gas: .28¢

Showbiz

  • ABC’s 1st color TV series aires "The Jetsons"
  • Johnny Carson hosts "Tonight Show"
  • "Dr. No" premieres

Other Stuff

  • Navy commissions the first SEAL team
  • First Wal-Mart opens
  • First Kmart opens
  • Telstar relays the first live trans-Atlantic TV signal