March 6, 2021: What hip-swiveling toy was first patented in March 1963?

Answer: While the Hula Hoop has been in use since the time of the Ancient Greeks, it was first patented in March 1963 by Arthur “Spud” Melin and Richard Knerr. In just the first four months of sales, it was reported that their company, Wham-O, sold 25 million hula hoops!

Read more about this history of the hula hoop:

1. History.com
2. Wonderopolis.com
3. Britannica Encyclopedia

Congratulations to Amy A., Rosalie Z., and Amy H. for correctly answering this week’s Tech Trivia question!