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The Most Popular Christmas Decor From The Year You Were Born

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9. 1958
If you wanted to make your Christmas tree shine in the '50s, you'd cover your setup in tons of tinsel. This holiday staple was originally created in the 17th century by hammering silver alloy into an ultra-slim slab that would be cut into thin strips.

Back then, tinsel was used to reflect the flicker from your candlelight. But, during the '50s, these silver slices made Christmas trees feel trendy and incredibly fabulous. Tinsel eventually lost its luster, but this is one trend we wish would make a comeback.