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In the film 'In The Heat Of The Night' Virgil Tibbs stated he earned $162.39 a week. The film was set in 1967. How much would that equate to in 2013?

Question #133632. Asked by jonsmith1963.
Last updated Nov 27 2013.
Originally posted Nov 27 2013 10:42 AM.

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$162.39 in 1967 had the same buying power as $1,133.28 in 2013. Annual inflation over this period was 4.31%.

link http://www.dollartimes.com/calculators/inflation.htm

Nov 27 2013, 11:16 AM
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