Then and Now- What’s Changed Since Royals Last Played in World Series

A lot has changed since 1985. From clothing trends to prices of goods, America has evolved a lot since the middle of the 1980’s. That’s also the last time the Kansas City Royals were in the World Series. Heck, that’s the last time they even made the playoffs. That’s right. It has been 29 years since the Royals have participated in the postseason. As they prepare to play the San Francisco Giants in the World Series, let’s take a look at what has changed since 1985.

(All prices are approx.)

Items Then and Now

Gas prices: 1985 – $1.09 2014 – $3.50

One Movie ticket: 1985 – $2.75 2014 – $7.96

Pound of bacon: 1985 – $1.65 2014 – $6.11

A dozen eggs: 1985 – $0.80 2014 – $3.30

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Source- http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/4112P3NPHCL._SL290_.jpg

Major Events

President- Ronald Reagan

Billboard #1- Loverboy by Billy Ocean

Highest paid MLB Player- Mike Schmidt (Philadelphia Phillies)

Big Movies- Back to the Future, Rambo: First Blood Part 2, Rocky IV

Top TV Shows- The Cosby Shows, Family Ties, Murder She Wrote

Super Bowl Champion- Chicago Bears

NBA Champion- Los Angeles Lakers

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