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Toy Industry Association Announces Its ``Century of Toys List''.

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Toy Fair 2003

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 21, 2003

List Highlights One Hundred of the Century's Most Treasured Toys

As Part of the American International TOY FAIR The American International Toy Fair (the trademarked name uses all capitals for TOY FAIR) is one of a few major toy industry trade shows held around the world. It is held annually in late winter (mid February) in New York City's Toy District (Broadway and 5th Avenue in the mid (TM)

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(R), there's a toy on this list for everyone. Toy Industry Association The Toy Industry Association, Inc. (TIA) is the not-for-profit trade association for producers and importers of toys and youth entertainment products sold in North America, representing over 500 companies who account for approximately 85% of domestic toy sales.  (TIA (1) (Telecommunications Industry Association, Arlington, VA, A membership organization founded in 1988 that sets telecommunications standards worldwide. It was originally an EIA working group that was spun off and merged with the U.S. (TM)) has released a list of one hundred of the industry's most memorable and creative toys from the past century. The list is part of the industry's celebration of the 100th Anniversary of American International TOY FAIR(TM) to be held in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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 to acknowledge the power of toys and play for children the world over. Only a small fraction of successful and innovative products that have been introduced during the last 100 years are featured on the "Century of Toys List," which consists of unforgettable products from all types of play including activity sets, board games This is a list of board games. This page classifies board games according to the concerns which might be uppermost for someone organizing a gaming event or party. See the article on game classification for other alternatives, or see for a list of board game articles. , dolls, ride-on toys, action figures and more.

"As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of TOY FAIR, this list allows us to pay tribute to the toys that have brought joy and happiness to children for decades. By looking through the Century of Toys list, people of all ages will be reminded of the thrill thrill (thril) a vibration felt by the examiner on palpation.

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 all be wondering which toys previewed during TOY FAIR 2003 this February will be honored throughout the next century," he continued.

Selecting toys for the Century of Toys List involved a very stringent review process, which began with a list of criteria criteria (krītēr´ē),
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"The 100th anniversary of TOY FAIR in New York City affords us the perfect opportunity to honor As a verb, to accept a bill of exchange, or to pay a note, check, or accepted bill, at maturity. To pay or to accept and pay, or, where a credit so engages, to purchase or discount a draft complying with the terms of the draft.  our industry's vast contributions through the many toys and playthings introduced over the past century," said Thomas (language) Thomas - A language compatible with the language Dylan(TM). Thomas is NOT Dylan(TM).

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, President, TIA. "Because TOY FAIR is known as the premier toy show in the world, we can't help but experience a sense of wonder and excitement as we anticipate the many ways the toy industry will captivate the imagination of children in the years ahead," he concluded.

The public is invited to view the list at their leisure, by visiting TIA's website: See .org.

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 producers and importers of toys, games and entertainment products for children and families. TIA also owns and operates American International TOY FAIR(TM), a trade-only event, held each February at the Javits Convention Center and at showrooms in Manhattan's Toy District.

                    Toy Industry Association, Inc.
                         Century of Toys List

Year          Product                    at time of     Current
Introduced    Name                       Introduction   Manufacturer

1900          Lionel Trains              Lionel LLC     Lionel LLC

1903          Crayola Crayons            Binney &       Binney &
                                          Smith, Inc.    Smith, Inc.

1903          Flinch Card Game           Flinch Game    Winning Moves,
                                          Company        Inc. (license
                                                         of Hasbro,

1903          Teddy Bears                Ideal          Commonwealth,
                                                         Gund, Russ
                                                         Berrie and

1906          Model T Ford               Tootsietoy/    Tootsietoy/
               diecast car               Strombecker    Strombecker
                                          Corp.          Corp.

1913          Erector Sets               A.C. Gilbert   BRIO

1913          Tinkertoys                 Toy Tinkers    Playskool,
                                                         div. of
                                                         Hasbro, Inc.

1915          Raggedy Ann doll           P.F. Volland   Applause and
                                                         div. of
                                                         Hasbro, Inc.

1916          Lincoln Logs               John Lloyd     K'NEX
                                          Wright, Inc.   Industries,

1917          Radio Flyer Wagon          Radio Flyer,   Radio Flyer,
                                          Inc.           Inc.

1923          Madame Alexander           Madame         Madame
               collectible dolls          Alexander      Alexander

1929          Yo-Yo                      Duncan Toy     Duncan Toy
                                          Company        Company

1930          Mickey Mouse (and Minnie)  California     Disney
               plush dolls                Stuffed Toys   Consumer

1932          Tripoley Game              Cadaco, Inc.   Cadaco, Inc.

1934          Sorry Game                 Parker         Hasbro, Inc.

1935          Monopoly                   Parker         Hasbro, Inc.

1937          Betsy Wetsy doll           Ideal          Mattel, Inc.

1938          View-Master 3-D Viewer     View-Master    Fisher-Price,
                                                         div. of
                                                         Mattel, Inc.

1942          Nok-Hockey                 Carrom Games   Carrom Games

1947          Tonka Trucks               Tonka          Hasbro, Inc.

1947          John Deere Die Cast        The Ertl       Racing
               Tractor                    Company        Champions/The
                                                         Ertl Company

1947          Magic 8 Ball               Alabe Crafts   Mattel, Inc.

1948          Cootie                     Schaper        Milton
                                                         Bradley, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1948          Scrabble Game              Selchow &      Milton
                                          Righter        Bradley, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1948          Slinky                     James          James
                                          Industries     Industries

1949          Candy Land                 Milton         Milton
                                          Bradley        Bradley, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1949          Clue                       Parker         Hasbro, Inc.

1950          Silly Putty                Peter Hodgson  Binney &
                                                         Smith, Inc.

1951          Ginny Dolls                Vogue Doll     Vogue Doll
                                          Company        Company

1952          Mr. Potato Head            Playskool      Playskool,
                                                         div. of
                                                         Hasbro, Inc.

1953          Colorforms                 Colorforms     University

1953          LEGO Building Sets         LEGO Systems,  LEGO Systems,
                                          Inc.           Inc.

1954          Matchbox Cars              Lesney         Mattel, Inc.

1955          Wooly Willy                Smethport      Smethport
                                          Specialty      Specialty
                                          Company        Company

1956          Play-Doh                   Kenner         Hasbro, Inc.

1956          Original Ant Farm          Uncle Milton   Uncle Milton
                                          Industries     Industries

1956          Yahtzee Game               E.S. Lowe      Milton
                                          Company        Bradley, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1957          Corn Popper push toy       Fisher-Price   Fisher-Price,
                                                         div. of
                                                         Mattel, Inc.

1957          Frisbee                    Wham-O         Wham-O

1958          Hula Hoop                  Wham-O         Wham-O

1959          Barbie                     Mattel, Inc.   Mattel, Inc.

1960          BRIO Classic Wooden        BRIO           BRIO
               Railway                    Corporation    Corporation

1960          Etch-A-Sketch              The Ohio Art   The Ohio Art
                                          Company        Company

1960          Game of Life               Milton         Milton
                                          Bradley        Bradley, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1961          Slip N' Slide              Wham-O         Wham-O

1961          Troll dolls                Thomas Dam,    Thomas Dam,
                                          Inc.           Inc.

1962          Chatter Telephone          Fisher-Price   Fisher-Price,
                                                         div. of
                                                         Mattel, Inc.

1963          Easy Bake Oven             Kenner         Hasbro, Inc.

1964          G.I. Joe                   Hasbro, Inc.   Hasbro, Inc.

1965          Creepy Crawlers            Mattel, Inc.   JAKKS Pacific

1965          Operation                  Milton         Milton
                                           Bradley       Bradley, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1965          See 'n' Say                Mattel, Inc.   Mattel, Inc.

1966          Twister                    Milton         Milton
                                          Bradley        Bradley, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1967          Battleship                 Milton         Milton
                                          Bradley        Bradley, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1967          Big Wheel ride-on          Marx Toys      Various

1967          Ker Plunk                  Ideal Toy      Mattel, Inc.

1967          Lite Brite                 Hasbro, Inc.   Hasbro, Inc.

1968          Hot Wheels and             Mattel, Inc.   Mattel, Inc.
               Racing Sets

1970          Nerf Balls                 Parker         Hasbro, Inc.

1971          Mastermind                 Invicta        Pressman Toys

1972          Uno Card Game              International  Mattel, Inc.

1973          Shrinky Dinks              K&B            Spin Master
                                          Innovations    Toys

1974          Dungeons and Dragons       TSR, Inc.      Wizards of the
                                                         Coast, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1974          Playmobil people &         Playmobil      Playmobil

1975          Othello                    Gabriel        Mattel, Inc.

1976          Magna Doodle               Mego Toys      Fisher-Price,
                                                         div. of
                                                         Mattel, Inc.

1977          Star Wars action figures   Kenner         Hasbro, Inc.

1978          Hungry Hungry Hippos       Hasbro, Inc.   Milton
                                                         Bradley, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1978          Rubik's Cube               Ideal          Hasbro, Inc.

1978          Simon Electronic Game      Milton         Milton
                                          Bradley        Bradley, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1979          Cozy Coupe Ride-On         Little Tikes   Little Tikes

1979          Strawberry Shortcake       Kenner         Bandai

1982          Stompers die-cast          Schaper        None

1982          Trivial Pursuit            Selchow &      Hasbro, Inc.

1983          Cabbage Patch Kids         Coleco         Mattel, Inc.

1983          Care Bears                 Kenner         Play Along

1983          My Little Pony             Hasbro, Inc.   Hasbro, Inc.

1984          Transformers               Hasbro, Inc.   Hasbro, Inc.

1985          Scruples Game              Henry Makow    Hasbro, Inc.

1985          Teddy Ruxpin               Worlds of      Hasbro, Inc.

1986          Pound Puppies              Tonka          Mary Meyer

1987          Koosh Ball                 OddzOn         Hasbro, Inc.

1987          Pictionary                 The Games      Hasbro, Inc.

1988          Teenage Mutant Ninja       Playmates      Playmates
               Turtles                    Toys, Inc.     Toys, Inc.

1989          Super Soaker               Larami         Hasbro, Inc.

1992          Barney the Dinosaur plush  The Lyons      Mattel, Inc.

1992          K'NEX Building Sets        K'NEX          K'NEX
                                          Industries,    Industries,
                                          Inc.           Inc.

1993          Magic: The Gathering       Wizards       Wizards of the
               collectible card game      of the Coast   Coast, div.
                                                         of Hasbro,

1993          Mighty Morphin Power       Bandai         Bandai

1995          Lamaze Learning products   Learning       Learning
                                          Curve         Curve
                                          International International

1996          Beanie Babies              Ty             Ty

1996          Tickle-Me Elmo             Tyco           Fisher-Price,
                                          Preschool      div. of
                                                         Mattel, Inc.

1997          Bass Fishin' Game          Radica Games,  Radica Games,
                                          Ltd.           Ltd.

1997          Tamagotchi                 Bandai         Bandai

1998          Furby                      Tiger Toys     Tiger Toys,
                                                         div. of
                                                         Hasbro, Inc.

1998          Rescue Heroes              Fisher-Price   Fisher-Price,
                                                         div. of
                                                         Mattel, Inc.

1999          Groovy Girls               Manhattan      Manhattan Toys

1999          LeapPad                    LeapFrog       LeapFrog

2000          Razor scooter              Razor          Razor

2001          Jumbo Music Block          Neurosmith     Neurosmith
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