For some Americas this information may be surprising, but I guess the readers of our site are smart enough to know better.
1966 seems a long time ago but thanks to the Center for American Progress (CAP) we can see a very interesting infographic that compares today’s USA vs the United States from the 60s.
Have in mind that in that time, the US is participating in the Vietnam War.
Look at the infographic below to see the comparison between USA in 1966 versus the USA now.
As you see the population in the US has grown more than 50%. It’s older. And it pays a lot higher bills.