The car first became popular soon after the turn of last century.
Bush became much more popular with the American people after the attacks.
The state park which bears his name became very popular after a publicity campaign in the 1930s.
The restaurant only had 20 seats, but became popular soon after opening.
The test was very popular for many years after its development but is now used infrequently.
The party was not very successful in the 1950s, but seemed to be getting more popular after the state elections of 1959.
The theme song became extremely popular after its run on the successful series.
A1 An approach to environmental law is becoming popular after two decades.
The center, built in 1962, became very popular after its opening.
The breed did not become popular for at least 15 years after development.