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Fads of the 1950's
Transcript of Fads of the 1950's
Legos My Fad I chose legos as my fad. Legos were a toy made in 1958 by Ole Kirk Christiansen and his son Godtfred Kirk Christiansen.
The company adopted the name lego from the danish words LEg GOdt meaning "play well"
They were released to some European countries in the 1950's but weren't available in the US until 1973. By: Justin Allamby, Ms. Farmakidis 4th period About My Fad Legos were brick toys that were used to build anything you could think of.
In 1964 consumers were able to buy lego sets which would make a specific item.
Then lego started releasing themes for the sets which for the most part are still around today. Why it Was a Fad Legos became a fad because you could build anything your mind could think of
As a kid you could let your creativity show
even older kids could build things with Legos
It also appeals to kids who my not be as creatice but still like to build thins they can buy a theme set My Song Johnny B. Goode Chuck berry was born in St. Louis in 1926. He grew up around music and that made him get into it.
My song Johnny B. Goode was writen by Chuck Berry in 1958. His song got No.2 on the R&B chart and No. 8 on the pop chart in 1958.
It also made the top ten songs list in 1958.
It was featured in Back to the Fututre Part 1 in 1985. Legos of the 1950's Bibliogaphy http://history1900s.about.com/od/1950s/qt/lego.htm
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