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Most Popular Christmas Gifts from the Past 6 Decades

THE BEST SELLING CHRISTMAS TOYS OF THE PAST YEARS Let's take a look at the most popular gifts Santa Claus has been putting under your Christmas tree for the past 6 decades. 1950'S Barbie The first Barbie Doll was available as blonde or brunette, and wore a black and white swimming costume. It was named after the creator's daughter, and is estimated to have sold more than one billion dolls worldwide. G.I. Joe 1960's This was a toy sold toward young boys, called an Action Figure. The figures were in huge demand out of the gate, making a then-impressive $16.9 million in sales in 1964. 1970'S Pong This was one of the first arcade video games, could connect to your Television, and featured a basic 2d arcade tennis game. It is the grandfather of gaming consoles as we know them today. PONG 1980'S Rubik's Cube By 2009, Rubik's cube exceeded 350 million sales worldwide. It is one of the most known and successful toys of all time. 1/8 th of all the world's population has played with one. 1990'S Game Boy Selling more than 32 million units by 1992, this is a very popular toy among kids. It featured many games, and the most popular one is Tetris. Playstation 2 2000'S The best-selling game console of all times, more than 150 million units being sold, and more than 1.5 billion games sold worldwide. Four years after being launched , a slim model was sold, featuring an Ethernet port, and a more quieter body. 2010'S Spad Mini Released in November 2012 , and measuring 7.9 inches , sold 10 million units in the first quarter of 2012. This is one of the coolest gadgets of year, and was extremely desired by children worldwide. What will come next? www.Twitter.com/agptower www.agiftpersonalized.com Sources: http://www.forbes.com/2005/12/01/mattel-hasbro-toys-cx_lh_1202feat_ls.html http://www.wired.com/design/2013/10/see-the-most-popular-toys-of-the-1880s/ http://www.nbcnews.com/id/40059786/#.UpXxWOL5x8E ----- SUAVE

Most Popular Christmas Gifts from the Past 6 Decades

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The "it" gift has changed dramatically in the past 6 decades, from a simple Barbie Doll to the iPad mini. Here is a quick timeline of the top gifts over time.

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