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10 'Happy Days' Facts That Will Make You Say 'Ayyy'

For 11 seasons, Happy Days brought smiles to television screens across the nation. The sitcom followed the Cunninghams, a middle-class family, and their trials and tribulations in Milwaukee, set in the mid-50s era. It became one of the biggest hits in television history, and is still iconic to this day.From 1974 to 1984, Happy Days helped revolutionize TV programming, while teaching the nation valuable life lessons and giving plenty of laughs.If you're curious about what went behind the scenes of your favorite series, here are 10 facts that will make you join Fonzie in saying "ayyy."1. Happy

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Fonzie's Leather Jacket Was Banned, And 12 Other Secrets From The Set Of 'Happy Days'

Whether you grew up in the '50s or not, there's just something about Happy Days that takes us all back to a simpler time. Generations of families have watched the show together, but they probably never knew these behind-the-scenes facts.Hollywood.com1. The cast all worked second jobs as athletesHappy Days creator Gary Marshall came up with a creative way to raise money for charity and let the cast relax after hours. They all played together on a softball team named the Happy Days All Stars. The team played short charity matches before major league games.ABCThey also went on

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8 Facts About Happy Days Even The Biggest Fans Probably Didn't Know

Happy Days was such an iconic show. To this day, I have no problem sitting down in front of the TV and catching an episode with my family. The messages, the humor, and the characters were all so relatable and family friendly. When you watched an episode of Happy Days, you knew you were in for 30 minutes of great entertainment from Richie, Potsy, Ralph Malph, and of course, The Fonz. But there are a lot of things you probably didn't know about this great show! Read through these facts and see if there's anything new to you!1. Sound