Were these things born in 1969 or 1979?

Can you place the Happy Meal, the Jetta, the Frosty and Klingon into the correct decade?

There's something about the last year of a decade that means major changes. It's as if pop culture senses a new era on the horizon and hurries to launch a bunch of cool new stuff.

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There were some big things introduced in the years 1969 and 1979. We're talking about television shows, fast food, office supplies, games, books, cars and more.

Let's see if you can place these popular things into the correct year. Good luck!

  1. Did The Brady Bunch premiere in 1969 or 1979?
  2. Did Atari premiere the video game Asteroids in 1969 or 1979?
  3. Was Paul Rudd born in 1969 or 1979?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  4. Was the Nerf ball born in 1969 or 1979?

  5. Was the Klingon language first heard onscreen in 1969 or 1979?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  6. Was the McDonald's Happy Meal introduced in 1969 or 1979?
    Image: McDonald's / McMillan Inc.
  7. Did the Choose Your Own Adventure books start in 1969 or 1979?
    Image: Bantam Books
  8. Was the novel version of The Godfather released in 1969 or 1979?
    Image: Putnam
  9. Was this MLB first used by professional baseball in 1969 or 1979?
    Image: MLB
  10. Was the Volkswagen Jetta first introduced in 1969 or 1979?
    Image: Volkswagen
  11. Was the Wendy's Frosty introduced in 1969 or 1979?
    Image: Wendy's
  12. Was the tiny microcasette introduced in 1969 or 1979?

  13. Was the Erasermate erasable pen introduced in 1969 or 1979?

  14. Was ESPN's Sportscenter first aired in 1969 or 1979?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  15. Did a fellow named Jack Kelley invent the mousepad in 1969 or 1979?

Were these things born in 1969 or 1979?

Your Result...

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ClassicTVnut 2 months ago
9/15. About 50/50 on guesses and known answers.
TravisBalling 5 months ago
#7 Choose Your Own Adventure is wrong. These books were out when I was elementary school in 1977.
idkwut2use 33 months ago
10/15, mostly by guessing. x3
EmBee 34 months ago
Who the F is Paul Rudd?
Cake EmBee 34 months ago
He's an actor.
DavidH 35 months ago
11/15 1970-1980 were kind of a blur. Too much recreational horticulture
nerakr 35 months ago
9/15. Harder than I thought.
JoePetitjean 35 months ago
11/15 i should have done better.
Runeshaper 35 months ago
You got 10 out of 15
Looks like you cracked up a little bit. Better luck next time!
Barry22 35 months ago
11/15, should have done better.
Kevin 35 months ago
Wait, Paul Rudd is *that* old? He looks exactly the same.
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