Saturday, October 10, 2009

~Flashback 1987~


US GDP (1998 dollars): $4,692.30 billion
Federal spending: $1003.91 billion
Federal debt: $2346.1 billion
Median Household Income
(current dollars):
Consumer Price Index: 113.6
Unemployment: 6.2%
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.22


  • Moonstruck, Wall Street, The Last Emperor, Fatal Attraction, Dirty Dancing
Prozac released for use in US by Eli Lilly & Company. Background: Health & Nutrition

Grammys awarded in 1987
Record of the Year: "Higher Love," Steve Winwood
Album of the Year: Graceland, Paul Simon (Warner Bros.)
Song of the Year: "That's What Friends Are For," Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager, songwriters


Wall-to-wall books said...

Awww, Dirty Dancing :-(

Wall street and Fatal Attraction were both great Movies too!

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Don't forget The Princess Bride!

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Cool flashbacks! This post really took me back. The thing I recall most about Oliver North's hearings is that they preempted daytime TV shows (many of which I recorded during that period of time).


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