How Much Did Things Cost In 1964?

In 1964 you could get a gallon of gas for around 25 cents.

Today that price has skyrocketed to around $4 nationwide.

In 1964 the average American home cost about $20,983.

How much did a gallon of milk cost in 1964?


Cost of a new home:$20,500.00
Cost of a first-class stamp:$0.05
Cost of a gallon of regular gas:$0.30
Cost of a dozen eggs:$0.54
Cost of a gallon of Milk:$0.95

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How much did things cost in 1963?

The price of things: In 1963 a gallon of petrol cost 5 shillings.

How much did a loaf of bread cost in 1969?

A gallon of gasoline cost$0.32$1.48
A loaf of bread cost$0.23$0.96
A gallon milk cost$1.10$1.60
A dozen eggs cost$0.62$0.80

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How much did stuff cost in 1965?

In 1965 you could get a few food items for close to $1, but for the most part, the things you’d need to buy cost quite a bit less. So fill your vintage shopping cart with these items: Gallon of milk: 95 cents.

What big events happened in 1964?

More News and Key Events From 1964

  • U.S. – University of California.
  • U.S. – The Beatles.
  • Malta – independence.
  • U.S. – Cassius Clay.
  • Egypt — Aswan Dam.
  • UK / France — Tunnel.
  • Scotland — Forth Road Suspension Bridge.
  • United States – War On Poverty Campaign.

What was minimum wage in 1964?


How much did a pack of cigarettes cost in 1963?

A Pack of Cigarettes cost $.35 in 1963. Today the average pack costs $8.32.

How much did milk cost in 1963?


Cost of a new home:$19,300.00
Cost of a first-class stamp:$0.04 ($0.05 as of 1/7/63)
Cost of a gallon of regular gas:$0.30
Cost of a dozen eggs:$0.55
Cost of a gallon of Milk:$0.49

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How much would a dozen eggs from 1963 cost in today’s dollars?

The price of eggs fell to 60 cents, or about $6.40 in today’s dollars, in 1950.

How much did a TV cost in 1969?

Prices for Televisions, 1969-2019 ($300)

Between 1969 and 2019: Televisions experienced an average inflation rate of -7.88% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, televisions costing $300 in the year 1969 would cost $4.95 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase.

How much was a bottle of Coke in 1950?

As early as 1950, Time reported Coca-Cola prices went up to six cents. In 1951, Coca-Cola stopped placing “five cents” on new advertising material, and Forbes Magazine reported on the “groggy” price of Coca-Cola.

What did things cost in 1969?

A loaf of bread cost$.23
A gallon of gasoline cost$.32
A new house cost approximately$40,000.00
Minimum wage$1.60 per hour
Average annual income (per person)$6,500.00

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How much did houses cost in 1965?


Cost of a new home:$21,500.00
Cost of a new car:$
Cost of a first-class stamp:$0.05
Cost of a gallon of regular gas:$0.31
Cost of a dozen eggs:$0.53

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What big events happened in 1965?

Election of Interest

  1. Mar 23 Gemini 3 launched, 1st US 2-man space flight (Grissom & Young)
  2. Mar 23 Moroccan army shoots on demonstrators, about 100 killed.
  3. Mar 24 US Ranger 9 strikes Moon, 10 miles (16 km) NE of crater Alphonsus.
  4. Mar 25 Martin Luther King Jr.
  5. Mar 25 West German Bondsdag extends war crimes retribution.

Quick Facts from 1965:

World Changing Event: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lead a civil rights march in Alabama from Selma to Montgomery. America Changing Event: Race Riots broke out in Watts, California leaving large parts of the city burned and looted and 34 people dead. The lyrics from The Byrds’ 1965 song Turn! Turn!