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WJLA, November 28, 2012

80's toys, retro holiday gifts

Cabbage Patch dolls, Care Bears and the Rubik’s cube –they were THE hottest toys in the 1980s. But there are plenty of other “totally rad” holiday presents you might have forgotten about. So hold onto your Teddy Ruxpin because the ghost of Christmas Past is taking you back to the awesome 80s!



First issued in 1985, these wacky trading cards were popular stocking stuffers for kids of all ages. Each card featured characters like "Itchy Richie", "Potty Scotty" and "Adam Bomb". Garbage Pail Kids were banned in many classrooms across the US.

(Photo: “garbage pail kids!” © 2008 by jelene via Creative Commons/WJLA) of fullscreen mode

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