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60 Years
Updated On: Oct 27, 2020

The year was 1960. In the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower in his final yeas as the President. The Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA was 1.46%.  If you were looking to buy a new house, expect to spend roughly $12,700.00 while your average salary was $5,600.00. There was no Super Bowl back then but the NFL Champions were the Philadelphia Eagles.  However, the Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup, The Boston Celtics won the NBA Finals, and The Pittsburgh Pirates were the World Series Champions.

In global news, the OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) was formed in Baghdad. The United States sent 3500 troops over to Vietnam for the Vietnam War. The IRA starts to fight the British and the Summer Olympics are held in Rome.

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

  • Joseph A Dangelo
  • George A Day
  • William S Harbold
  • Bernard A Jones
  • Anthony D Pacitti
  • Robert Potter
  • Roy W Summers
  • James H Thomas

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1375 Virginia Dr
Ft Washington, PA 19034
215-542-7500

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