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Alan Amron – Born

November 20

November 20, 1948

  • May 10, 1980 patented first battery-powered automatic water gun
  • Used by: Larami, LJN Entertech, Tyco, Mattel, Buddy L, Coleco, Playtime and Blue Box toys
  • Sept 8, 1986 article he said “Because of the war in Vietnam, no one was buying toy guns, Now, Rambo and Bambo and suddenly it’s okay.. I don’t like guns either. But I’ve never known anything that could make money this fast”
  • 1994 – invented, a voice-activated, multidirectional water-spouting headset

https://patents.google.com/patent/US4022350

“Because of the war in Vietnam, no one was buying toy guns, Now, Rambo and Bambo and suddenly it’s okay.. I don’t like guns either. But I’ve never known anything that could make money this fast”

 

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