The Cost of Valentine’s Date the Year You Were Born

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1978
> Avg. cost of Valentine’s Day: $22.77 per couple
> Avg. cost of a movie ticket in 1978: $2.34

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1977
> Avg. cost of Valentine’s Day: $21.28 per couple
> Avg. cost of a movie ticket in 1977: $2.23

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1976
> Avg. cost of Valentine’s Day: $19.98 per couple
> Avg. cost of a movie ticket in 1976: $2.13

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1975
> Avg. cost of Valentine’s Day: $18.94 per couple
> Avg. cost of a movie ticket in 1975: $2.03

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1974
> Avg. cost of Valentine’s Day: $17.48 per couple
> Avg. cost of a movie ticket in 1974: $1.89

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1973
> Avg. cost of Valentine’s Day: $15.83 per couple
> Avg. cost of a movie ticket in 1973: $1.81

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1972
> Avg. cost of Valentine’s Day: $15.02 per couple
> Avg. cost of a movie ticket in 1972: $1.73

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1971
> Avg. cost of Valentine’s Day: $14.53 per couple
> Avg. cost of a movie ticket in 1971: $1.65

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1970
> Avg. cost of Valentine’s Day: $13.94 per couple
> Avg. cost of a movie ticket in 1970: $1.54

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1969
> Avg. cost of Valentine’s Day: $13.31 per couple
> Avg. cost of a movie ticket in 1969: $1.44