Mount St. Helens erupted in Washington, U.S. on May 18 1980, killing 57 people.
US GDP (1998 dollars): $2,784.20 billion
Federal spending: $590.95 billion
Federal debt: $909.1 billion
Median Household Income
(current dollars): $17,710
Consumer Price Index: 82.4
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.15
John Lennon of the Beatles shot dead in New York City.
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