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These were the most popular Christmas presents the year you were born

Published: December 19, 2018

There's always a must-have Christmas toy every festive season, but how have kids' dream gifts changed over the generations?

To find out, trade-in company musicMagpie have compiled a list of the most popular Christmas presents of each year from 1970 to 2018 - from Rubik’s Cubes to Super Nintendos, and from Furbies to Fortnite. Their research also found that today's parents are spending five times as much on their children at Christmas as parents were in 1970.

Read on to find out what the most popular presents were when you were born, as well as how much they cost.


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