1: In 1950, 1 dollar had a purchasing power of $10.46 today.

2: Back then, a gallon of gas cost 20 cents and a loaf of bread was only 14 cents.

3: The average annual income was around $3,210 in 1950.

4: The cost of a new car was about $1,510 in 1950.

5: In 1950, you could buy a new house for around $8,450.

6: A movie ticket was only 50 cents in 1950.

7: The minimum wage was 75 cents per hour in 1950.

8: The average cost of a dozen eggs was 60 cents in 1950.

9: Overall, 1 dollar in 1950 had much more value than it does today.