Pic : the 1950's
The Fifties - Cost of Living
The price of eggs in 1950 was 60 cents, which is about $6.40 in today's dollars. The buying power today of a 1950 hundred dollar bill is $1044.45. The cost of a heart transplant in 1950, forget it, the first heart transplant wasn't performed till 1967. The '50s was a wonderful time to grow up in but it had its drawbacks.