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The Most Popular Holiday Gifts Through The Ages

The holidays mean one thing: running to the stores to grab the hottest toy in town. Take a look at some of the most popular holiday toys then and now, and the price tags that match the times.

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1950's - Barbie Doll - $3.00

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1950's - Matchbox Cars - $0.40

Bryce Womeldurf / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: brycewomeldurf

1960's - Easy Bake Oven - $10.99

Rachel / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: mia3mom

1960's - Hot Wheels - $0.80

free photos / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: 79818573@N04

1970's - Holly Hobbie Doll - $8.99

Tai O'Leary / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: tankgirltai

1970's - Mastermind - $9.99

N Stjerna / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: niklasstjerna

1980's - Rubiks Cube - $5.99

Gopal Vijayaraghavan / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: t3rmin4t0r

1980's - My Little Pony - $4.99

Lisa Brewster / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: sophistechate

1980's - Care Bears - $9.99

DiscipleCrafts / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: 35622282@N07

1990's - Furby - $30.00

Vox Efx / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: vox_efx

1990's - Tamagotchi - $9.99

Katy / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: the_pink_princess

1990's - Beanie Babies - $5.99

Tony Alter / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: 78428166@N00

2000's - Bratz - $9.99

spablab / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: spablab

2000's - Webkinz - $11.99

Eric / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: ejk

2000's - Nintendo DS - $179.99

Barron Fujimoto / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: barron

2011 - Sing A Ma Jigs - $19.99

Creepi Clarkojević / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: creepigurl

2011 - Squinkies - $20.99

wu_135 / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: wu_135