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Pound Power

20s - 7.5 litres of Petrol, 120 First Class Stamps, 12 loaves of bread
Sources: AA, PR Newswire, Ask.co.uk

30s - 22.71 litres of Petrol, 26 Bars of Soap, 20 cinema tickets
Sources: AA, Black Country Living Museum

40s - 15.52 litres of Petrol, 96 First Class Stamps, 12 pints of beer
Sources: AA, PR Newswire, Sheffield Forum

50s - 10.22 litres of Petrol, 26 Pints of milk, 80 First Class Stamps
Sources: AA, Plumbs Dairy, PR Newswire

60s - 6.44 litres of Petrol, 22 loaves of bread, 15 pints of milk
Sources: AA, Guardian

70s - 48 eggs, 4.54 litres of Petrol, 22 First Class Stamps
Sources: Guardian, AA, PR Newswire

80s - 6 First Class Stamps, 5 pints of milk, 2.27 litres of Petrol
Sources: PR Newswire, BBC, AA

90s - 4 First Class Stamps, 1.44 litres of Petrol, 2 loaves of sliced bread
Sources: PR Newswire, Guardian, This is Money

00s - 1.02 litres of Petrol, 3 First Class Stamps, 2.8 pints of milk
Sources: Guardian, BBC

10s - 0.6 litres of Petrol, 1 and a half tins of baked beans, 150mg of crisps
Sources: The Sun, Metro, Torquay International School

Currently a £ will buy you:
Panama - 3 Pints of beer
India - 6 Kit Kats
Philippines - 1 Haircut
Costa Rica - 1 Pineapple
Italy - 1 Kg Spaghetti
Thailand - 3 cans of coca cola
Sources: Pintprice.com, Liligo.com