Top-selling holiday gifts: A timeline

Published On: Nov 30 2011 03:25:15 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 28 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

As we enter another holiday shopping season, look back at the popular holiday gifts that have sent consumers a-tramplin.

Timeline - Tamagotchi
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1997: Tamagotchi -- Housed in an egg-shaped computer, these digital pets required feeding and poo-cleaning, but the hard work paid off with the occasionally redeeming happiness monitor. An estimated 70 million Tamagotchis have been sold to date.

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