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Sony Walkman Cassette Player

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Portable music playing devices are incredibly popular and common in todays society. Smartphones have allowed us to take music with us wherever we go but there once was a time when this was not possible. Portable audio cassette/tape players were first introduced in the late 70s when cassette tapes where popular. When you think of […]

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Most Iconic 80s Car Posters

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Growing up in the 80s as a kid you might have had one of these cool 80s car posters hanging up in your room. These awesome iconic 1980s supercars have all earned the right to be on this list.   The Lamborghini Countach                     The Ferrari F-40 was a […]

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80s Dare T Shirt

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As far as 80s T Shirt go, is there anything more 80s than a D.A.R.E shirt? The campaign stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education started in the 80s and spread into the 90s. The massively expensive national campaign was mostly unsuccessful. Many hipsters and people who grew up the in the 1980s and 1990s would […]

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Retro Floppy Disk Drink Coasters

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Rest your drink on a piece of nostalgic technology. These floppy disk-inspired drink coasters will look great on your coffee table! Before everybody was using USB drives to store information, they were using CD’s. And before CD’s, people used floppy disk drives to store information and data. Today floppy disks are considered totally worthless and ancient by today’s storage […]

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Pet Rock with Walking Leash

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Known as one of the most ridiculously successful marketing schemes ever, Gary Dahl invented the Pet Rock in 1975 and practically made himself a millionaire overnight. This is the perfect gift for those seeking a low maintenance pet.

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RUN DMC T Shirt

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Founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jam Master Jay, the hip-hop group from Queens, New York called themselves RUN D.M.C. They are known for propelling hip hop culture and music from the very beginning. Their popularity exploded in the 1980s and influenced many future hip hop artists for future generations to come.    

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Fruit Stripe Gum

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Launched in 1969, this 5-flavored pack of chewing gum is a childhood classic. It’s actually the only gum with painted-on-stripes and is packaged in a temporary tattoo wrapper! Is there a better gum out there? Next let’s talk flavor. It tastes awesome, but if you’ve ever had it you know that it’s notorious for it’s […]

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Hulk Hogan “Hulkamania” T-Shirt

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WELL LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING BROTHER … IF YOURE LOOKING FOR A FUN TEE SHIRT BROTHER , YOURE LOOKING AT ONE BROTHER ! EVEN IF YOU DON’T HAVE 26 INCH PYTHONS YOU’LL LOOK LIKE A CHAMP , BROTHER ! YOU WON’T EVEN HAVE TO SAY YOUR PRAYERS OR EAT YOUR VITAMINS OR TALK IN […]

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Throwback Dr Pepper Made with Pure Cane Sugar

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Enjoy a refreshing 24 pack of throwback Dr Pepper Soda made with real pure cane sugar and taste the difference. Did you know that Dr. Pepper has been around since the 1880s? Today almost all soda drinks are made with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Many claim that you can actually taste the more subtle […]

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Tootsie Roll Pops

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How many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie pop? According to an engineering team who built a licking machine at Purdue University, it takes an average of 364 licks to get to the center. Tootsie roll pops are the world’s number 1 selling candy filled lollipop. Tootsie pops have been loved […]

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Mr. Potato Head

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Invented in 1949 but manufactured & distributed in 1952, Mr. Potato Head was originally produced as separate plastic parts with pushpins that would stick into a real potato or vegetable. That all changed in 1964 due to new government safety regulations, not to mention the numerous costumer complaints regarding rotten vegetables. Then, just when the popularity […]

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Save Ferris T Shirt

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The 1986 film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off became an instant classic. Own a piece of movie nostalgia by picking up a Save Ferris T-Shirt. It’s a great T Shirt to chill or workout in, and even better suited if you’re attending an 80s or 90s theme party.

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$17.95 - $21.95
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Mattel Throwback Electronic Football Game

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Its back! The original electronic football game by Mattel. Only now this replica has improved sounds effects. This retro fun and simple game play technology is a great piece of nostalgia for those who grew up in the 70s and 80s.

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$18.35
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Mountain Dew Throwback Soda 8-Pack

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Made with real sugar, this Mountain Dew Throwback soda will quench your thirst. Today’s sodas are all being made with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), making this soda better for you? I’m not sure. What we do know is that many soda makers are offering a sugary, HFSC-free alternative to meet consumer demands. Try a 8-Pack […]

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Atari Flashback 5 Retro Game Console

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This 70s retro game console was an instant classic among kids growing up in the 1970s and 1980s . The easy plug-and-play video game console made it very convenient to play for anyone with a TV. Classic games for the Atari include Pong, Aestroids, Centipede, & many more. Unfortunately the rise of other game consoles such as […]

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5 Most Iconic Shoe Models That Stood The Test Of Time

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The following is a list of the 5 longest running shoes models of all time. Brands include Nike, New Balance, Converse, and more. These shoes have gained a huge following and are being adopted generation after generation. Some may even argue that they will never be out of style, or discontinued.

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Casio F-91W Digital Watch

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The Casio F-91W was launched in 1991 and remains unchanged 20 years later! Talk about being a “timeless” product. Most kids growing up the 80s and 90s definitely remember this watch. Today it seems to be popular among military personnel, tech geeks, and hipsters. Interestingly enough, it still remains to be one of Casio’s highest selling […]

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The Original Retro Sweets Candy Gift Box

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This gift box of over 100 pieces of candy feature the once popular sweets from your childhood candy shop memories. Dandy Candy offer this quirky and affordable retro gift for anyone at any time.

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$13.95
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Grays Sports Almanac

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A must-have for any Back to the Future movie fan! This book will look great sitting on your coffee table.

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$9.89
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Rubiks Cube

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Created in 1974, but exploded in popularity in the 80’s, the Rubiks Cube is still a great gift for your friends or children today.

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