10 most popular toys of the past 50 years

By admin
10 December 2013

We all had our favourites as a kid and children these days still seem to have very clear preferences. Although many might think it would be PlayStations, Wiis or X-Boxes, it turns out kids love an age-old favourite: Cabbage Patch dolls!

The material doll with its woolly hair came out tops in an online shopping poll. Debenhams in Europe compiled a list of the 10 most popular toys of the past 50 years.

The top sellers are:

1 – Cabbage Patch dolls

Cabbage patch dolls2 – Rubik’s Cube

rubiks cube3 – Monopoly


4 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle figures

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5 – Buzz Lightyear

buzz lightyear

6 – Barbie dolls


7 – Teletubbies


8 – Furby (an interactive pet with its own personality)


9 – Sylvanian family (a collection of toy animals that live in

sylvanina family

10 – Lego


-          Hilda Fourie

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