It’s funny how modern icons use symbols of things that were ubiquitous years ago. This article showcases a nice list of icons and their archetype.
I can say I’ve used every analogue in the list except for the car radio and the old-school microphone. And yes, my TV does have rabbit ears. And it’s not a huge honkin’ CRT with wood paneling either. I’m pretty sure most of the designers grew up using the depicted items as well. It’s just lost on people born after 1993.