What did things cost in 1967?

A whole lot less.

Here are some examples from this MSNBC news story:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19332035/

Average cost of a new home
1967: $24,600
2007: $229,100

Median household income
1967: $7,143
2005 (latest figure): $46,242
Cost of a movie ticket
1967: $1.20
2007: $6.58

Newsstand price of Rolling Stone (launched 1967)
1967: $0.25
2007: $4.50

Price of a pack of cigarettes
1967: $0.30
2007: $4.50

Cost of a McDonald’s Big Mac (introduced in 1967)
1967: $0.45
2007: $3.22

Average cost of a new car
1967: $2,750
2007: $28,200