Special Report

The Price of Bacon and Eggs the Year You Were Born

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1979
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.43
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.34
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.36
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.35

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1980
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.46
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.57
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.84
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.15

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1981
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.67
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.69
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.90
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.18

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1982
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.05
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.42
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.87
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.37

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1983
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.94
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.14
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.89
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.30

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1984
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.86
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.82
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.00
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.22

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1985
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.94
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.82
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.80
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.22

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1986
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.08
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.07
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.87
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.28

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1987
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.14
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.16
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.78
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.30

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1988
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.88
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.37
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.79
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.10

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