May 16, 1965

On This Date in! in 1965 SpaghettiO’s hit the market and almost overnight became a hit with kids and their moms who needed a fast and delicious fix for when the little monsters would rampage in from school. A lot of research went into determining the ultimate shape and some of the rejected designs included stars, sports shapes, astronauts, our great lord Cthulhu, and cowboys shapes.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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