THE G.I. JOE INVASION — Fifty years ago today on February 9, 1964, Hasbro introduced G.I. Joe to the world. Company president Merrill Hassenfield let people know that Joe was an action figure, not a doll. After a test run in New York and then in stores across the country, the 12-inch soldier was a smash. (Sources: 1, 2)

  1. elitekulturen reblogged this from georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov
  2. ridethelightningroad reblogged this from humanoidhistory
  3. godfatherofgreenbay reblogged this from oldirtyhank
  4. hanlonsbarber reblogged this from videov0mit
  5. druds reblogged this from rumze
  6. rumze reblogged this from litospeaks
  7. litospeaks reblogged this from humanoidhistory
  8. lethargic-nostalgia reblogged this from beardedmedic
  9. shawndewey reblogged this from beardedmedic
  10. wolves-insheeps-clothing reblogged this from beardedmedic
  11. beardedmedic reblogged this from humanoidhistory
  12. blada reblogged this from humanoidhistory
  13. solarfortis reblogged this from humanoidhistory
  14. circuitdesign reblogged this from georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov
  15. bertau28 reblogged this from humanoidhistory
  16. dirtyasianbidness reblogged this from humanoidhistory
  17. jmgraham223 reblogged this from georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov
  18. labore-md reblogged this from themasamune
  19. themasamune reblogged this from videov0mit
  20. deadgiraffesdonthavesex reblogged this from lostspaceboy
  21. toothpicard reblogged this from georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov
  22. rcander111 reblogged this from its-a-geek-haven
  23. its-a-geek-haven reblogged this from georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov
  24. peramaldit reblogged this from georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov
  25. jane-sadwoman reblogged this from mhmmpie
  26. onemoreconservative reblogged this from militarymom
  27. liztereen reblogged this from punditfromanotherplanet and added:
    You rock Jo!
Short URL for this post: http://tmblr.co/ZCzndx16vgdIi