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The Most Popular Christmas Decor From The Year You Were Born

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2. 1951
As far as we're concerned, candles have never not been popular. Back in the 1800s, Bostonians would place an open flame by their window to signify buildings that were open to the public. Of course, the candle fad took on a life of its own in the decades to come.

Not only did many people recreate the storied Boston tradition, but they also adopted electric flame in the '40s. By the time the '50s rolled around, these tech-savvy candles were a staple in many homes.