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News & Economy
President: Dwight D. Eisenhower
Vice President: Richard M. Nixon
Population: 174,881,904
Life expectancy: 69.6 years
Cost of a new home: $30,000.00
Cost of a new car: $2,200.00
Median Household Income: $4,650.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.04
Cost of a gallon of gas: $0.24
Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.86
Cost of a gallon of milk: $1.01

News Headlines
U.S. launches its first satellite, Explorer I; NASA established
Economic slowdown in U.S. causes sharp rise in unemployment
Nuclear submarine U.S.S. Nautilus makes the first underwater crossing of the North Pole
U.S. launches satellites that detect the Van Allen radiation belts around the earth
Experimental nuclear power plant goes into operation
Stereo recordings become available
"Hula Hoops" become a national craze
This is the peak year for drive-in movies with 4,063 outdoor screens nationwide.
The "Cha Cha" becomes a dance craze

Sports
Baltimore 23, New York 17 Pro Championship
St. Louis Hawks d. Boston (4-2) NBA Championship
NY Yankees d. Milwaukee Braves (4-3) World Series Champs

Television
1. Gunsmoke (CBS)
2. Wagon Train (NBC)
3. Have Gun Will Travel (CBS)
4. The Rifleman (ABC)
5. The Danny Thomas Show (CBS)

Music
1. Volare (Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu), Domenico Modugno
2. Don't, Elvis Presley
3. All I Have To Do Is Dream, Everly Brothers
4. Witch Doctor, David Seville
5. Patricia, Perez Prado

Movies - Top 5 Movie Money Makers
1. The Labors of Hercules
2. Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo
3. Touch of Evil
4. Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
5. Jalsaghar
 

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