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10 Things a Kid Had to Have

We all know Furbies, but what were our parents' must-haves?
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser User
Posted Nov 18, 2007 4:50 AM CST

(Newser) – Demanding kids have been sending crazed parents on a quest for the must-have toy for decades, says CNN. A list of past faves that made shoppers go wild:

  1. Mr. Potato Head, 1952
  2. Easy-Bake Oven, 1964
  3. G.I. Joe with kung fu grip, 1974

  1. Star Wars toys, 1977
  2. Rubix Cube, 1978
  3. Cabbage Patch Kids, 1982
  4. Beanie Babies, 1993
  5. Tickle Me Elmo, 1996
  6. Furby, 1998
  7. Razor scooters, 2000
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