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    Fast Facts: Nov. 3

    • 20 percent of men say their TV has taught them more about life than their parents have.
    • The first animated TV commercial was the Ajax Pixies, advertising household cleanser.
    • The world’s first animated TV ad was created by Dr. Seuss, in 1949 for the Ford Motor Co.
    • An average American seven-year-old watches 20,000 commercials a year — about 55 every day.
    • An average American spends four to six hours every day watching TV.
    • The most frequently used words in U.S. advertisements are new and improved.
    • The average color TV lasts for eight years.

       

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