Gold hit another new record high this morning and was up over 1092 for the first time as the dollar fell. The move represents a ~0.5% for the day and a ~20% gain for the past 6 months. By comparison, gold's move is still far from where it was in 1979 - 1980.
In January 1980, gold hit $834, or approximately $2200 in today's dollars on an inflation adjusted basis. In early 1980, gold was seeing daily moves as high as 10% and was seeing six month gains as high as 170%.