Best-selling toys of the 80s and 90s – did you have them all?

Turtles, POGs, Tamagotchis - these 13 top toys sold in their millions


So did you want to be a Ghostbuster in the 80s? Did you like Barbie in her flamboyant phase? Were you obsessed with POGs?


Toys ‘R’ Us has created a list of its top sellers at Christmas time to celebrate its 30th birthday, which has got us reminiscing about what we used to play with as kids.

AND it looks like some of these old favourites are about to make a comeback with Thunderbirds and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles both appearing on the toy store’s Christmas toys list 2015.

Find out how many you played with…

Find out what toys Toys ‘R’ Us predict will be this year’s best sellers


1985 – Transformers

In the mid-80s, it seemed everyone wanted one of these vehicles that switched from vehicle to robot. Now a blockbuster movie franchise and back on TV screens for 2015, Transformers were supercool at the time.


1987 – Sylvanian Families

An endless supply of things to add to your Christmas or birthday list, Sylvanian Families liked to have everything from intricate houses, clothes and tiny table ornaments. A collectomaniac’s dream toy, expensive for parents and still going strong today.


1988 – Ghostbusters Proton Pack

Did you want to be part of the Ghostbusters? We did and we really wanted to get our hands on the Proton Pack even if we were a little scared of ghosts…


1990 – Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo and Raphael were kicking up a storm in the sewers of New York City. The ‘heroes in a half-shell’ were kung fu legends, but who was your favourite?

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