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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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90s Nickelodeon Cartoons T Shirt

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Show off your love for 90s cartoons with this totally rad mashup Nicktoons t shirt! The cartoons include characters from Hey Arnold!,  Rugrats, Aaahh! Real Monsters, The Angry Beavers, Rocko’s Modern Life, Ren & Stimpy, The Wild Thornberrys. We just can’t believe that Doug isn’t include on the t-shirt!

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Buzz Lightyear Action Figure

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TO INFINITY AND BEYOND! The 1995 film “Toy Story” became an instant classic and has been seen by every 90s kid. Interestingly when the movie came out in 1995, Disney officials weren’t expecting the movie to generate such a huge demand for toy sales. So when christmas rolled around they weren’t able to keep with with demand […]

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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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Classic Play-Doh Playset

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Invented first as a wallpaper cleaner in the 1930s, it was later repurposed into a modeling compound when a classroom full of children started playing with it in the 50s. After realizing the products’ full potential, in 1956 it was demonstrated at an educational convention and it sparked a lot of interest. Sales exploded, and to […]

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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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Yellow Livestrong Bracelets

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Unfortunately the yellow Livestrong bracelet fad was killed off by Lance Armstrong… to this day I don’t think I’ve seen anyone wear one for over 3 years. The Livestrong bracelets represent cancer-patient support, and are actually still available for sale today. Proceeds from the bracelets help fund cancer research.

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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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70s Mirror DISCO Ball

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Discotheques were huge in the 70’s! As were the afros and outfits. Interestingly the disco ball AKA mirror balls, AKA glitter balls were widely used in late 1920’s nightclubs, but for some reason everyone associates them as a product from the 70s. This groovy item is definitely a thing of the past.

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Polaroid Instant Digital Camera

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This awesome modern rendition of the classic polaroid camera still has the nostalgic feel and function of the once popular cameras that were used in the 60s, 70s, and the 80s.

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The Original Metal Slinky

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Almost every kid growing up has played with a Slinky. Whether it was the metal ones that kids in the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s grew up with, or the cheaper less cooler plastics versions that the 90s, and millennium kids had growing up. One thing we know for sure though, it was nearly impossible to get […]

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