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Celebrating 60 Years of Mr. Potato Head

The brain child of George Lerner, who invented the famous spud toy back in 1949, Mr. Potato head was first put out by Hasbro in 1952, but only the parts, not the body! Yes, the original had you sticking things into real potatoes! They only started including a potato body in the kit in 1964. [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Television Firsts

Today marks the anniversary of the day Lucy Ricardo gave birth to Little Ricky on national T.V. This may not be a big deal these days, but in 1953, the word “pregnant” wasn’t even supposed to be uttered on the airwaves for fear of offending someone. Of course, as the saying goes, there’s a first [...]