US GDP (1998 dollars): $244.6 billion
Federal spending: $34.50 billion
Federal debt: $257.1 billion
Consumer Price Index: 22.3
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.03
something I did not know: no vice-president, truman succeeded roosevelt
President: Harry S Truman
Vice President: none
Life expectancy: 66.8 years
Homicide Rate (per 100,000): 6.1
VP LINK: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0194032.html
The year I was born the Federal Government Budget was $2.96 billion?
??..Now in excess of $3 trillion
The year I was born, the cost of a first class stamp was $0.02...
??..Now it is $0.40.
Go here - select the year you were born - and compare to today?.