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Happy Meal 30th Birthday Giveaway

This giveaway has ended. Congratulations, Patrick Connors, you’re the winner!

Did you know that McDonald’s is celebrating the 30th Birthday of the Happy Meal this summer? In honor of the celebration, they brought back one of the most popular Happy Meal toys ever – Ty® Teenie Beanie Babies® plush toys. Now through August 13, you can get one of 30 different Teenie Beanie Babies with a Happy Meal purchase.

But, we offering you a chance to win the whole package and learn a little Happy Meal trivia in the process. Are you game?

Here are the rules. You must email your answers to theaverageparent.contest@gmail.com (don’t worry, I’m not going to harvest your email address for anything) You’ll get one entry for each question answered correctly.

For Extra Entries:

1. Sign up for the Mom Fuse newsletter. Once you’ve signed up and activated your subscription, come back here and leave a comment.

2. Become a fan of The Average Parent or MomFuse on facebook. Once you’ve become a fan, come back here and leave a comment.

3. Visit the McDonald’s website, come back here and tell me something interesting you learned.

  • U.S. & Canada residents only — no PO Boxes
  • Contest ends 8/7
  • Comments not adhering to the rules will be deleted

Good Luck!

McDonald’s® Happy Meal®
30th Birthday Happy Meal Trivia


What was the theme of the first national Happy Meal® program?

A) Tribute to Ronald McDonald®
B) Halloween
C) No specific theme
D) A Circus Wagon

Who is the “Father of the Happy Meal®?”

A)  Ray Kroc, McDonald’s Founder
B) Ronald McDonald
C) Advertising Executive Dick Brams
D) Herb Peterson, Egg McMuffin creator

There is a Happy Meal®-shaped McDonald’s® restaurant in what U.S. city?

A) Los Angeles
B) Dallas
C) Dubuque
D) Chattanooga


Including the 30th Birthday Ty® Teenie Beanie Babies™ collection, how many national Happy Meal® toy promotions have run since 1979, when the Happy Meal program was introduced nationwide?

A) 530
B) 125
C) 340
D) 257

The first Happy Meal® came with the option of a hamburger or cheeseburger. What was added to the menu in 1984?

A) Double Cheeseburger
B) Chicken McNuggets®
C) Low-fat White and Chocolate Milk Jugs
D) Apple Dippers and low-fat Caramel Dip

When did McDonald’s® launch McWorld® – McDonald’s virtual world for kids – at HappyMeal.com?

A) 1998
B) 2001
C) 2005
D) 2008


Which of the following became some of the most sought-after Happy Meal® toys in McDonald’s® history?

A) Barbie™ (1991 – 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008)
B) Star Trek™ (1979)
C) TY® Teenie Beanie Babies (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004)
D) SEGA® handheld electronic toys (2004)

 

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