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20 of the Most Popular Fads From the 1970s

Find out what was Popular when your parents were kids, or take a nostalgic trip down memory lane from your own childhood:

1. 8-Track Tape Player


Developed as a car accessory to give drivers an alternate to listening to radio stations so they could listen to their own song selections. Motorola manufactured the first players, which were installed in Ford automobiles. Many record companies were quick to put many of their artists on the new format, but by the mid 1970s, most record labels had stopped producing music in 8-Track tape format because the quality was not good and they were bulky and inconvenient. Cassette tapes and vinyl records replaced 8-Tracks by the late 1970s.


2. Cork Pop Guns


When you would shoot it, the cork would pop out and hit your assailant.


3. Daisy Dukes


Extremely short, form-fitting, denim cut-off shorts worn by young women, originally in the American South. They were named after the character Daisy Duke (portrayed by actress Catherine Bach) in the American television series , The Dukes of Hazzard.


4. Dashboard Hula Girls


A small hula girl doll that attached to your car dashboard and danced when the car moved.Made popular by California surfers.


5. Disco Music


Saturday Night Fever (John Travolta), ABBA, Donna Summer, The Village People, Dance Fever, Bee Gees, and The Jackson Five...


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