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Saturday, December 24, 2016
The 12 Gifting Ghosts of Christmas Past - The Toys KIds Had to Have in the 1970s
The digital age arrived in the Seventies. In the prior decade, children played with simpler toys.
The hot presents of the 1960s included dolls, balls, kitchen appliances and soldiers. But as electronic pop music began to creep its way on the radio, and as androids populated television shows like The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman, kids turned to the future with their video games, robots and space men.
Still, the simple pleasure of a ball — or a single rock — retained its allure.
These popular toys made their debut between 1970 and 1979.