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What high heels looked like the year you were born

High heels have been around for a long time and the popular styles have changed a lot. In the 1960s, it was popular to wear heels with buckles. Throughout the 1980s, many heels were made of satin or patent leather. In the 2010s, over-the-knee boots and heeled Chelsea boots were […]
What high heels looked like the year you were born
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The biggest sports story the year you were born

The biggest moments in sports often extend beyond the games and dominate the news cycle. We went back to 1950 to find the biggest sports story each year. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The biggest moments in sports often transcend the games themselves and become part of the […]
The biggest sports story the year you were born
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The most popular one-hit wonder every year since 1955

One-hit wonders range from catchy tunes to horrible ear worms. We used Billboard’s year-end charts, which go back to 1955, to deduce the most popular one-hit wonder from each year. In 1976, the world was enamoured with “Play That Funky Music” by Wild Cherry. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. […]
The most popular one-hit wonder every year since 1955
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How schools have changed over the last 80 years

What we teach and in many cases how we teach it has changed, but so have schools themselves. From trading chalkboards for Smart Boards, and notebooks for laptops, schools the 1940s looked very different than they do today. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Schools in the US have changed […]
How schools have changed over the last 80 years
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The most popular dance the year you were born

Dances come and go – just ask the Lindy hop or the jitterbug. We picked the most popular dances since the 1920s and the Charleston, all the way to 2018 and flossing. Many of the 2000s dances, like the “Dougie” or jerking, were based on songs. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for […]
The most popular dance the year you were born
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How sneaker trends have changed throughout the years

Over the past few decades, sneakers have changed a lot. Converse Chuck Taylors were popular in 1962 and they continue to be popular today. In the ’90s, platform sneakers were trendy, partially because of how often the Spice Girls wore them. From jeans to engagement rings, fashion trends are always […]
How sneaker trends have changed throughout the years
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The most popular country song the year you were born

Whether you’re looking for a good love song or something to relax to, there’s a country song for pretty much everything. So we decided to seek out the top country song from the year you were born. Because who doesn’t get curious about what life was like when they first […]
The most popular country song the year you were born
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The most popular denim trend the year you were born

Jeans have been around since the 1800s and they have undergone a lot of changes. In the ’90s, big and baggy jeans were a popular trend. In the 2000s, skinny jeans and colourful jeans began gaining popularity. Fashion trends come and go, but denim jeans are one item of clothing […]
The most popular denim trend the year you were born