Wednesday, August 17, 2011

How the Times Have Changed

It's not easy to pay $2.00 for a cup of coffee. Especially when you see what it cost in 1960. That and everything else! You'll be amazed when you look back at what some things cost in 1960.







































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7 comments :

Anonymous said...

AKA inflation

Anonymous said...

Minimum wage:

1962: $1.15, 2011: $7.25

sunshine.by said...

Why don't you compare the wages as well?

Anonymous said...

Newspapers 2011-free online

Anonymous said...

Would have been more interesting if you calculated the 1962 prices with compensation to inflation to 2011's prices. For example the TV-set was comparably much more expensive, and todays cars aren't really comparable to those of 1962 in terms of standard and technology.

Miss Cellania said...

A US postage stamp is 44 cents in 2011.

Anonymous said...

Where's the tuition's back-in-the-ole-days comparison with today's tuition?