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A daily look back at the toys, games, and objects that captured our attention as children and continue to fascinate us today.

Vintage Advertising

Remember the toys and games of years past through vintage advertising – for better and for worse!

Gumball Banks from Hasbro (1968)

In 1968, Hasbro released a line of toy gumball banks based on popular children’s characters, including Bozo the Clown, Popeye, Fred Flintstone, and Mickey Mouse.

Twister from Milton Bradley (1966)

“Gets you all twisted and tangled it’s a Twister. Spin the spinner and call the shots, Twister ties you up in a knot!” A classic commercial for Twister from Milton Bradley.