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The Most Popular Christmas Decor From The Year You Were Born

6. 1955
Count down the days until Christmas in style with an advent calendar. Whether you have a reusable paper one or an option filled with chocolate treats, it's a classic holiday staple. But, have you ever wondered where advent calendar came from?

Well, you have to give some credit to President Dwight D. Eisenhower. During his administration, the commander-in-chief was photographed with an advent calendar in hand. The snapshot was published in several newspaper, making this decoration a huge hit.