One of the most popular toys, Mattel’s Hot Wheels, turns 50 this year. Introduced on January 4, 1968, the toy cars were originally marketed to kids, but adults continue to collect them as well.
The hugely popular video game, Pac-Man, debuted on this day (in Japan), in 1980. It would make its way to North America in October of the same year.
The hugely popular word game–first went on sale was first introduced to the buying public, on this day in 1955.