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Diamond Jubilee: Other 60-Year Celebrations

From I Love Lucy to Mr. Potato Head, see which notables are celebrating the big 6-0

MR. POTATO HEAD

Parents across America began the '50s with the introduction of toy ads when a television spot for Mr. Potato Head began airing on April 30, 1952. The 1-year-old plaything was the first toy ever advertised on TV and marketed directly to children. Over one million Mr. Potato Heads were sold in the first year, and the American childhood was changed forever.