Fans were crushed when they realized they would need vouchers to get toys related to the first “Star Wars” film when they hit stores in 1978.
Due to their popularity, Care Bears cards developed into toys, TV shows, pillows, wallpaper and more.
In the film, aliens communicate using musical notes and lights on their spaceship. Though Simon didn’t appear in the movie, the similarity made it a hit.
Creator Xavier Roberts originally named the adoptable dolls Little People and switched the name to Cabbage Patch Kids five years later.
The original game pieces in Monopoly included a racecar, a top hat, an iron, a thimble and a shoe; the modern twist also includes a penguin.
In the ring, the classic boxing match pits Red Rocker versus Blue Bomber.
The first Easy-Bake oven first came to little girls in Christmas 1963.
After the first “Toy Story” movie, Disney released a Buzz Lightyear action figure that was a near-perfect copy of the toy in the film.
Long after her early career as a teen model, Barbie got into more modern lines of work including business executive, rapper, chef and Rockette dancer.
Since its creation in 1972, Pong has come to represent primitive, first-generation video game play.