Times change and so does the cost of living. A big part of that cost is the price of food, both at the grocery store and at fast food restaurants. McDonald's became franchised in 1955 and over the years has grown to over 31,000 restaurants in 119 countries around the world. The number of restaurants isn't the only thing that has increased however. The cost of living has had its impact on their menu too. What were the original prices?