What the Stock Market Was Worth the Year You Were Born

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1959
> Start: 5,006.0
> End: 5,787.8
> High: 5,787.8
> Change: +15.6%

Source: Alden Jewell / Wikimedia Commons

1960
> Start: 5,695.4
> End: 5,165.6
> High: 5,749.2
> Change: -9.3%

Source: The U.S. National Archives / Wikimedia Commons

1961
> Start: 5,067.0
> End: 6,070.7
> High: 6,102.0
> Change: +19.8%

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1962
> Start: 5,949.7
> End: 5,353.6
> High: 5,960.4
> Change: -10.0%

Source: Executive Office of the President of the United States / Wikimedia Commons

1963
> Start: 5,247.6
> End: 6,190.0
> High: 6,224.6
> Change: +18.0%

Source: Harry Pot, / Wikimedia Commons

1964
> Start: 6,133.3
> End: 6,998.4
> High: 7,139.1
> Change: +14.1%

Source: Seattle Municipal Archives / Wikimedia Commons

1965
> Start: 6,846.6
> End: 7,629.7
> High: 7,629.7
> Change: +11.4%

Source: Nationaal Archief / Wikimedia Commons

1966
> Start: 7,412.6
> End: 6,013.2
> High: 7,616.3
> Change: -18.9%

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1967
> Start: 5,849.3
> End: 6,732.2
> High: 7,014.6
> Change: +15.1%

Source: Ollie Atkins, White House photographer / Library of Congress / Wikimedia Commons

1968
> Start: 6,473.7
> End: 6,737.2
> High: 7,033.2
> Change: +4.1%