Anniversaries

Local 542 would not be as great as it is without our members. Thank you to all of the members who are celebrating their anniversaries with us:


Jun 11, 2018
The year was 1998. In the United States, President Bill Clinton denies he had "sexual relations" with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky, but later admits it. The Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA was 1.55% while the Year End Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average was 9181. Interest Rates at the Year End for the Federal Reserve were 8.25%. If you were looking to buy a new house, expect to spend roughly $129,300.00 while your average salary was $38,100.00. The Denver Broncos were the Super Bowl Champions, the Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup, The Utah Jazz won the NBA Finals, and the New York Yankees were the World Series Champions. In global news, the world’s biggest airport opens in Hong Kong. The International Space Station (ISS) opens. Europeans agree on a uniform type of currency (Euro) and BMW buys Rolls-Royce for 570 million dollars. In addition to all of these events, these members joined the Operating Engineers:
Jun 11, 2018
The year was 1993. In the United States, Bill Clinton was starting his first year as President. The Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA hit 2.96% while the Year End Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average was 3301. Interest Rates at the Year End for the Federal Reserve were 6.00%. If you were looking to buy a new house, expect to spend roughly $113,200.00 while your average salary was $31,230.00. The Dallas Cowboys were the Super Bowl Champions, the Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup, The Chicago Bulls won the NBA Finals, and the Toronto Blue Jays were the World Series Champions. In global news, Kim Campbell becomes the first female Prime Minister in Canada. South Africa’s Nelson Mandela and F.W. de Klerk were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Worst Brush Fires in Australian History destroy the world's second largest national park Royal National Park and the World Wide Web was born at CERN.
Jun 13, 2018
The year was 1988. In the United States, Ronald Reagan was in his last year as President. The Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA hit 4.08% while the Year End Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average was 2168. Interest Rates at the Year End for the Federal Reserve were 10.5%. If you were looking to buy a new house, expect to spend roughly $91,600 while your average salary was $24,450.00. The Washington Red Skins were the Super Bowl Champions, the Edmonton Oilers won the Stanley Cup, The Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Finals, and the Los Angeles Dodgers were the World Series Champions. In global news, after 8 years and 1.5 million dead the Iran-Iraq war ends. The English Pound Note ceases to be legal Tender. Benazir Bhutto is elected to be Prime Minister of Pakistan and US Space Shuttle program resumes 2 1/2 years after Challenger disaster.
Jun 13, 2018
The year was 1982. In the United States, Ronald Reagan was President . The Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA was 6.16%  while the Year End Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average was 1046.  Interest Rates at the year end for the Federal Reserve were 11.5%. If you were looking to buy a new house, expect to spend roughly $67,800 while your average salary was $21,050.00. The San Francisco 49ers were the Super Bowl Champions, the New York Islanders won the Stanley Cup, The Las Angeles Lakers won the NBA Finals, and The St. Louis Cardinals were the World Series Champions.
Jun 13, 2018
The year was 1977. In the United States, Gerald Ford was President. The Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA hit 6.5%  while the Year End Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average was 831.  Interest Rates at the year end for the Federal Reserve were 7.75%. If you were looking to buy a new house, expect to spend roughly $49,300 while your average salary was $15,000.00. The Oakland Raiders were the Super Bowl Champions, the Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup, The Portland Trail Blazers won the NBA Finals, and The New York Yankees were the World Series Champions.
Jun 13, 2018
The year was 1967. In the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson was the President. The Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA hit 2.78% while the Year End Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average was 905.  If you were looking to buy a new house, expect to spend roughly $14,250.00 while your average salary was $7,300.00. The Super Bowl debuted this year and the Green Bay Packers were the first champions.  However, the Toronto Maple Leafs won the Stanley Cup, The Philadelphia 76ers won the NBA Finals, and the St. Louis Cardinals were the World Series Champions.
Jun 13, 2018
The year was 1957. In the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower was the President. The Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA hit 3.34% while the Year End Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average was 520.  If you were looking to buy a new house, expect to spend roughly $12,220.00 while your average salary was $4,550.00. There was no Super Bowl back then but the NFL Champions were the Detroit Lions.  However, the Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup, The St. Louis Hawks won the NBA Finals, and The Milwaukee Braves were the World Series Champions.


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