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20th Century Trends And Fads

Trends and Fads of the 20th Century

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20th Century Trends And Fads

  1. 2. <ul><li>Teddy bear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Origin: Theodore Roosevelt, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>called Teddy, who is said to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>have saved the life of a bear </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cub while hunting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cracker jack </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a confection of caramel- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>coated popcorn and peanuts. </li></ul></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Construction toys </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lincoln logs and tinker toys </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cuddly dolls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Raggedy Ann </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John and Myrtle Gruelle </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Flappers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a young woman, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>behaved and dressed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in a boldly unconventional manner. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flagpole sitting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pole-sitting is the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>practice of sitting on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a pole for extended lengths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>of time, generally used as </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a test of endurance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bobbed hair and short skirts </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Jukebox </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a coin-operated phonograph, typically in a gaudy, illuminated cabinet, having a variety of records that can be selected by push button. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Yo-Yo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A toy consisting of a flattened spool wound with string that is spun down from and reeled up to the hand by motions of the wrist. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Jitterbug dance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A strenuous dance performed to quick-tempo swing or jazz music and consisting of various two-step patterns embellished with twirls and sometimes acrobatic maneuvers. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Zoot suit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a man's suit with baggy, tight-cuffed, sometimes high-waisted trousers and an oversized jacket with exaggeratedly broad, padded shoulders and wide lapels, often worn with suspenders and a long watch chain </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Drive-in movies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Became the new popular hang out spot for teenagers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The hula-hoop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a brand name for a tubular plastic hoop, about 4 ft. in diameter, for rotating about the body by swinging the hips, used for physical exercise or in children's play </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Barbie dolls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>brand of doll representing a slim, shapely young woman, esp. one with blond hair, blue eyes, and fair skin. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mini skirts </li></ul><ul><li>Twiggy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>British model who epitomized the ultrathin look popular from 1966 to 1976. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Disco dancing </li></ul><ul><li>Mood rings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>contains a thermochromic element, such as liquid crystal. The ring changes color in response to the body temperature </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The “Pet Rock” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ordinary gray stones bought at a builder's supply store and marketed as if they were live pets </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Rubix Cube </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3-D mechanical puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Smurfs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Belgian comics series, created by Peyo in 1958, and popularized in the English speaking world mainly through the 1981-1989 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cabbage Patch Kids </li></ul><ul><ul><li>doll brand created by Debbie Morehead and Xavier Roberts in 1978. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Beanie Babies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>stuffed animal made by Ty Inc., which was founded by Ty Warner. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cyber pets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tamagotchis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dino pets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nano pets </li></ul></ul>