October 5, 1979 – The Pope Pays A Visit.
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News for this October 5th in 1979 had to do with good jobs numbers in September and the unemployment rate slipping below 6%. Then, as now, it took most everyone by surprise, but the numbers were reassuring the recession was turning around. Extra added bonus was the news the United Auto Workers had reached a tentative contract with Ford.
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