Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Toys of the year

A list of winners of "Toy of the Year" 1965-2008, from the Toy Retailers Association webpage here

1965 James Bond Aston Martin die-cast car
1966 Action Man
1967 Spriograph
1968 Sindy
1969 Hot Wheels cars
1970 Sindy
1971 Katie Kopykat writing doll
1972 Plasticraft modelling kits
1973 Mastermind - board game
1974 Lego Family set
1975 Lego Basic set
1976 Peter Powell kites
1977 Playmobil Playpeople
1978 Combine Harvester (Britains)
1979 Legoland Space kits
1980 Rubik's Cube
1981 Rubik's Cube
1982 Star Wars
1983 Star Wars toys
1984 Masters of the Universe
1985 Transformers (Optimus Prime)
1986 Transformers (Optimus Prime)
1987 Sylvanian Families
1988 Sylvanian Families
1989 Sylvanian Families
1990 Teenage Mutant Turtles
1991 Nintendo Game Boy
1992 WWF Wrestlers
1993 Thunderbird's Tracey Island
1994 Power Rangers
1995 POGS
1996 Barbie
1997 Teletubbies
1998 Furby
1999 Furby Babies
2000 Teksta
2001 Bionicles
2002 Beyblades
2003 Beyblades
2004 Robosapien
2005 Tamagotchi Connexion
2006 Dr Who Cyberman Mask
2007 In the Night Garden Blanket Time Igglepiggle
2008 Ben 10 Action Figures 10” and 15”

1 comments:

harvey molloy said...

The Rubik's Cube is still popular: I have three boys in my form class who are quite happy to play the cube any chance they get.