Special Report

The Price of Bacon and Eggs the Year You Were Born

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1949
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.53
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.04
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.13
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.52

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1950
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.51
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.71
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.13
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.44

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1951
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.53
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.57
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.13
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.41

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1952
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.52
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.27
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.13
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.33

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1953
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.63
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.38
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.16
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.61

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1954
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.65
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.57
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.16
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.66

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1955
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.53
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.31
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.13
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.34

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1956
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.46
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.63
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.12
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.17

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1957
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.60
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.76
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.15
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.45

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1958
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.64
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.99
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.16
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.51

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