Special Report

The Price of Steak the Year You Were Born

Source: Seattle Municipal Archives / Wikimedia Commons

1965
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.64
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $5.57

Source: Nationaal Archief / Wikimedia Commons

1966
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.67
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $5.70

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1967
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.68
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $5.56

Source: Ollie Atkins, White House photographer / Library of Congress / Wikimedia Commons

1968
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.70
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $5.55

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1969
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.78
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $5.80

Source: CBS Television / Wikimedia Commons

1970
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.81
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $5.72

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1971
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.85
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $5.73

Source: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration / Wikimedia Commons

1972
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.92
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $6.06

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1973
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $1.11
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $6.85

Source: ABC Television / Wikimedia Commons

1974
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $1.14
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $6.34

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