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 - Elmo
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1996: Tickle Me Elmo -- When squeezed, Elmo would chortle. When squeezed three times in a row, Elmo would begin to shake and laugh hysterically. Needless to say, this was something Sesame Street watchers everywhere needed to have -- now.

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