It's always fun to check out lists like this. Although its tough to see how much cheaper things were in 1989, but lets take a look.

President- George Bush

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Vice President- Dan Quayle

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Population- 246,819,230

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Life Expectantcy- 75.1 Years

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Unemployment- 5.5%

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Cost Of A New Home- $148,000

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Cost Of A New Car- $15,000

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Some other notable item costs:

  • Household Income- $28,904
  • Cost Of A Stamp- 25 Cents
  • Cost Of A Gallon Of Gas- $1.12
  • Cost Of A Dozen Eggs- 97 Cents
  • Cost Of A Gallon On Milk- $2.34