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35 Years
Updated On: Oct 29, 2020

The year was 1986. In the United States, Ronald Reagan was in his second term as President. The Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA hit 3.55while the Year End Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average was 1546.  Interest Rates at the year end for the Federal Reserve were 10.75%. If you were looking to buy a new house, expect to spend roughly $89,330 while your average salary was $22,100.00. The San Francisco 49ers were the NFL Champions, the Edmonton Oilers won the Stanley Cup, The Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Finals, and the Kansas City Royals were the World Series Champions.

In global news, a Live Aid concerts take place in Philadelphia and London in support of famine relief in Ethiopia. Mikhail Gorbachev replaces Konstantin Chernenko as the Soviet Union’s leader. Japan selects their first group of astronauts and Nintendo is released in the US.

In addition to all of these events, these members joined the Operating Engineers:

  • Terry L Brunzello

  • Frank A Ccciola Jr.

  • Edward Castor

  • Kevin Coyne

  • Richard  Dantonio

  • Paul E Engle

  • Wally T Fetterolf

  • Charles Gable

  • John T Gancarz

  • David Garcia

  • Steven A Gerace

  • Edward V Hamilton

  • Christopher Hancin

  • Francis Henderson Jr.

  • Johnnie O Huggins Sr.

  • James T Hyde

  • James O King

  • John R Leva

  • Thomas Maschi

  • Joseph Meglio

  • Robert Miller

  • Austin J Penecale Jr.

  • Stephen Plunkett

  • John B Ribarhik

  • Jeffery Schoell

  • Robert H Sherman r.

  • William J Teske

  • Richard L Tschopp

  • Austin E Willey

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1375 Virginia Dr
Ft Washington, PA 19034


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