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Just as car makers announce they're no longer putting Compact Disc (CD) players in cars, the audio player that the CD replaced is turning 50.
Any guesses on what it was? If you guessed the audio cassette, you are correct. According to Time Magazine the cassette was birthed in August of 1963, by Lou Ottens.
The inventor Lou Ottens told TIME, that the cassette was "a sensation" from the beginning.
Click on TIME to read more on the history of the cassette tape.
What if any music cassettes do you still own?