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You Might Be a Baby Boomer If You Remember When These 13 Things Came Out

5) Velcro

Before Velcro, kids had to learn how to tie their shoes pretty early on. But, this magic invention made so many things so much easier.

You Might Be a Baby Boomer If You Remember When These Things Came Out

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6) Plastic Ice Cube Trays

We had been using the metal ones since forever, but when the plastic ones became available they soon were found in every freezer on the block.

7) Cans with a Pull Top

Who can remember when these came out? The revolutionary pull tab meant that you no longer needed a church key just to enjoy a refreshing beverage.

8) Microwave Popcorn

We remember Jiffy Pop and before that Mom making popcorn in a big pot on the stove. But, when the microwave stuff came out it became easy for even the most unskilled among us to make this tasty treat. Though we won’t say we’ve never burned a packet of microwave popcorn!

You Might Be a Baby Boomer If You Remember When These Things Came Out

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