Back before electronic devices and video gaming console took over holiday wish lists, we asked Santa for real toys. Like G.I. Joes and Hot Wheels.

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Here's a cool list of the top toy of the year from 1963 to the present. It's pretty neat to check out which toy was the most popular the year you were born.

  • 1963: Easy-Bake Oven
  • 1964: G.I. Joe
  • 1965: Operation
  • 1966: Twister
  • 1967: Battleship
  • 1968: Hot Wheels
  • 1969: Chemistry Set
  • 1970: Lite-Brite
  • 1971: Space Hoppers
  • 1972: Uno
  • 1973: Walkie Talkie Sets
  • 1974: Tonka Toy Trucks
  • 1975: Pet Rock
  • 1976: Connect Four
  • 1977: Star Wars Figurines
  • 1978: Simon
  • 1979: Atari VCS
  • 1980: Rubik's Cube
  • 1981: Lego Train
  • 1982: BMX Bike
  • 1983: Cabbage Patch Kids
  • 1984: Transformers
  • 1985: Nintendo
  • 1986: Laser Tag
  • 1987: Jenga
  • 1988: Starting Lineup
  • 1989: Game Boy
  • 1990: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • 1991: Super Nintendo
  • 1992: Barbie Dream House
  • 1993: Talkboy
  • 1994: Power Rangers
  • 1995: Beanie Babies
  • 1996: Tickle Me Elmo
  • 1997: Tamagotchi
  • 1998: Furby
  • 1999: Pokemon Cards
  • 2000: Razor Scooter
  • 2001: Pogo Stick
  • 2002: FurReal Cat
  • 2003: Robosapiens
  • 2004: Nintendo DS
  • 2005: Xbox 360
  • 2006: PlayStation 3
  • 2007: iPod Touch
  • 2008: Nintendo Wii
  • 2009: Zhu Zhu Pets
  • 2010: iPad
  • 2011: LeapPad Explorer
  • 2012: Wii U
  • 2013: Teksta the Robotic Puppy
  • 2014: Zoomer Dino
  • 2015: Star Wars Remote Control BB-8

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