Throwback Thursday

Anchors share their fave childhood toys -- what were yours?

Oct. 3, 2013 at 9:59 AM ET

Video: The National Toy Hall of Fame has narrowed its nominees for its class of 2013 to some iconic games and toys like chess, the board game Clue, My Little Pony, the Pac-Man video game, and even the rubber duck.

Time to brush Barbie's hair and dust off the "Star Wars" action figures — It's Throwback Thursday!

In honor of the the Toy Hall of Fame announcing its 2013 nominees, the TODAY anchors shared their favorite childhood toys. 

This 1933 Duesenberg Model SJ Speedster Body by Schwartz has a supercharged engine with a claimed output of 320bhp. This allowed most SJ's to exceed 1...
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Matt Lauer: Hot Wheels cars

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 09:  An Easy Bake Oven sits on display in the Hasbro showroom in New York during the International Toy Fair Thursday, Februar...
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Savannah Guthrie: Easy Bake Oven

Al Roker: Motorific Torture Track

A 1959 photo of the original Barbie doll. (AP Photo/ho)

Natalie Morales: Barbie doll


Carson Daly: "Star Wars" action figures

Even guest Tiffani Thiessen chimed in, citing the Cabbage Patch Doll as her favorite toy growing up.

The anchors' selections brought on a wave of nostalgia, but now we want to hear from you. Show or tell us your favorite childhood toys using #TODAYtbt on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Vine.