1969 Costs of Living:
A loaf of bread cost.................. $ .20
A gallon of gas cost.................. $ .30
A gallon of milk cost................. $ 1.10
A new car cost cost approx...... $ 2000.00
A new house cost approx............... $ 40,000.00

Yeah, $480 was real money back then.

But try paying $6,000 for this week's hot digicam today and see what it is worth in Thirty Five years.