The Most Popular Christmas Gifts in Every Decade | History By the Decade | History

Join us as we highlight the trends that have defined us from the 1920s to now in History by the Decade –

From Star Wars action figures to the iPhone, every decade has had a “MUST HAVE” Christmas gift. Check out the toys and trinkets that have topped kids’ wishlists to Santa over the past century, in this episode of History By the Decade. #HistoryBytheDecade

0:00 – Intro
0:45 – 1920s: The Yo-yo
1:20 – 1930s: Shirley Temple Doll
2:15 – 1940s: The Slinkey
3:05 – 1950s: The Barbie
3:54 – 1960s: GI Joe
4:45 – 1960s: Easy-Bake Oven
5:35 – 1970s: Star Wars Action Figures
6:05 – 1980s: Cabbage Patch Kids
6:55 – 1990s: Beanie Babies
7:55 – 2000s: Nintendo Wii
8:30 – 2010s: The iPad
9:15 – 2020s: The Switch
10:00 – 2020s: PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X

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