Special Report

The Price of Bacon and Eggs the Year You Were Born

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1969
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.73
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.41
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.18
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.36

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1970
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.79
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.53
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.20
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.39

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1971
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.67
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.49
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.17
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.13

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1972
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.81
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.27
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.20
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.33

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1973
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.12
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.84
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.28
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.72

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1974
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.11
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.13
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.28
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.54

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1975
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.50
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $7.55
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.38
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.90

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1976
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.46
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.96
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.37
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.76

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1977
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.34
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.00
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.34
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.51

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1978
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.54
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.41
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.39
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.62

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