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The return of Twinkies is a pretty big deal. Born in 1930, Twinkies have survived, depressions, wars, political administrations and anti-obisity campaigns. We got scared for a moment there, but they are back! Take a look at 18 other things that have lasted the last 83 years. Inventions, facts, ideas and people from 1930:

1. NYC Chrysler Building was completed From Chrysler Building looking South

2. Sean Connery was bornSean Connery Rings The NYSE Opening Bell

3. World population 123 Million


4. The Best Thing, AKA, Sliced Bread was soldsliced-bread

5. Looney Tunes airs in the U.Stumblr_mjcgw2NprK1qetlwwo1_500

6. Average price to rent a home, $15.00 per month

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7. Average salary a year, $1,970.00counting-money-gif

8. Number One Movie in 1930Movie Poster For 'All Quiet On The Western Front'

9. Number one song in the U.S. “Three Little Words” by Duke Ellington

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10. Chocolate Chip Cookie invented 09chip-600

11. National Pan-Hellenic Council founded in Washington, D.Cgreeklineup08

12. Warren Buffet was bornBerkshire Hathaway AGM

13. First Mickey Mouse cartoon strip Classic-Mickey-Mouse-Dance-In-Black-White-Gif

14. Average price of a movie ticket, $.50AMC-discount

15. Pound of Bacon, $.38


16. Average gallon of gas, $.10

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17. Clint Eastwood was born2013 Tribeca Film Festival - Tribeca Talks: Director's Series: Clint Eastwood

18. Betty Boop makes movie debut


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