How much did things cost in 1989?

These are the prices of some items from 1989:

1989
price
Inflation
adjusted
Gallon of petrol£1.86£3.80
Bottle of whisky (Bell's) (Tesco)£8.59£18
Bottle of sherry (Harvey's Bristol Cream) (Co-op)£4.49£9.20
Eisberg alcohol free wine (Co-op)£1.95£4
French Medium Dry Wine (Red or White) 3 litre box (Tesco)£6.99£14
Pint of beer (bitter)96p£2
Pint of lager£1.06£2.20
20 cigarettes£1.50£3
51cm Pye colour TV with Fasttext (Co-op)£299.99£600
Citizen TC54 Hand Held 2½" LCD colour TV and radio (Currys)£119.99£250
Philips VHS recorder (Co-op)£299.99£600
Amstrad CPC6128 computer with monitor and keyboard (Dixons)£249.99£500
Indesit fridge-freezer (Currys)£199.99£400
Saisho microwave oven (Dixons)£89.99£180
Hotpoint automatic washing machine (Electricity Board Shop)£269.99£550
Mobile phone - Motorola 9800X£1,765£3,600
Daily Mirror newspaper20-22p41-45p
Average house price£72,000£147,000
250g Tesco Creamery butter53p£1.10
200g Maxwell House coffee (Sainsbury's)£2.79£5.75
Coca-Cola 2 litres (Asda)69p £1.40
Ford Sierra Laser car£9,050£18,500
KP Hula Hoops pack of 6 (Tesco)75p£1.50
Fifteen size 3 eggs (Tesco)74p£1.50
Medium mature English Cheddar cheese (1lb) (Tesco)£1.29£2.60
Flora margarine 500g (Tesco)59p£1.20

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