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20 Things You Could Buy for $1 in the 50's and 60's

These days, one dollar doesn't buy you a whole lot of anything. But if you remember the 1950s and 1960s, or even if you don't, a buck went a long way… A really, really long way. So just what would $1.00 buy you in the 50s and 60s? Well, glad you asked… Via: TeamJimmyJoe

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    In 1961, $1 would get you 4 boxes of Cheerios.

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    In 1967, one dollar would get you 4 loafs of bread.

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    In 1964, $1 would get 1 carload into the drive-in movies.

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    In 1952, you could score just under 3-pounds of coffee for just one buck

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    In 1969 you could pump in just under 3 gallons of gas

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    In 1956, $1 would get you 18 eggs

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    In 1965, one dollar would buy you 80 ounces of frozen French fries

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    In 1966, 5 bottles of Heinz Ketchup to put on those fries.

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    In 1951, a package of 25 Christmas cards.

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    In 1954, a 16 ounce T-bone steak would set you back a buck.

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    5 fast food hamburgers in 1962 = $1.00.

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    In 1968, you’ve bought up 20 Hershey’s Bars.

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    In 1959, 7 cans of deliciously gross cans cream style corn.

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    In 1960, 3 cans of Del Monte peaches.

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    1n 1954, you could load up on 24 pounds of potatoes.

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    n 1958, you could get 25 pounds of celery for $1

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    In 1950, you could buy 4 pounds of frozen free beans.

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    1 bath towel = 1$

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    In 1963, you could get 3 pints of fresh picked blueberries.

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    In 1955, a Slinky cost one dollar. That was a lot for that magical toy but so worth it!

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