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Bozo: The World’s Most Famous Clown

Sep 26, 2008 |  Retro Staff |  1  Comment

Bozo the Clown is one of the most beloved characters in America’s history. Unbeknownst to many, though, Bozo was originally a character in a read-along book. In 1946, Capitol Records’ Alan Livingston came up with the idea to market a book with a record included. The idea was that children would read along and listen to

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Pedal Cars: Collectible Childhood Memories

Aug 03, 2008 |  Retro Staff |  1  Comment

Pedal cars are kid-powered, scaled down vehicles operated by pushing pedals. Vintage pedal cars were geared for 2- to 6-year-old children, and were usually ridden in driveways and down sidewalks. It took a little work on the part of the child to propel them, but that was half the fun. Unlike a lot of today’s

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