Jenny Roberts, Author at Cool History Facts

Jenny Roberts

  • Remember When the Ouija Board Outsold Monopoly!?

    What is known today as the Ouja Board was originally called the “talking board” in the late 1800’s, and it has turned out to become an American Culture classic and a top selling item found on store shelves. Ever since that time, there hasn’t been much change in the...
  • The Amazing History of the TV Dinner

    Although freezers in departmental stores are jam packed with frozen foods, it was not always the case until Swanson formulated their first TV dinner. Frozen foods were marketed to the public as a convenience meal and an alternative to traditional cooking. The shows and advertisements featured people happily sitting...
  • Jane Fonda Changed the World with this Insane Workout Video

    What is the first thing that come s to your mind when you hear the name Jane Fonda? Most people hear her name and think: political activist, actress, academy award winner, BAFTA winner, model and writer. That is a whole lot of titles to be associated with, and something...
  • Remember these Classic Songs from the 1980s?

    1980s music had its epic moments. It was one decade where it was really cheap to record music so a lot of music was being produced at the time. It was also an era where there was a steady influx in new digital instruments and recording equipment. This led...
  • Jack the ripper

    24 Jaw-Dropping Unsolved Mysteries that Keep Us Up at Night

    It’s very easy to become obsessed with various unsolved mysteries in the world. Many people like to think that everything that doesn’t have an answer can eventually be solved or figured out, but that is simply just not true. Consider these 24 mysteries, for example – they’ve been mysteries...