I'm definitely old enough to remember the Atari 2600... and the earliest I could remember (1981) it was down to about $159. Still, adjusted for inflation... that was a debut-of-Playstation-3 price level back in '77.
TRANSCRIPTION COURTESY OF JOSEPH HOUK -  (CW, to herself at the "local Woolco") Note to self: Keep Matt away from electronics departments in the 70's. (MG) "ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR A CALCULATOR?!... TWO FUCKING HUNDRED FOR AN ATARI!?!?!?!"