20 Incredibly Popular Toys Of The 60s, 70’s, and 80’s

1966 – Suzy Homemaker

Produced by Topper Toys and first released in 1966, Suzy Homemaker is a series of miniature working household appliances. Some of the products included an oven, a vacuum cleaner, and more, all of which were sold separately.

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In later years, an actual Suzy Homemaker doll was introduced, and the term “Suzy Homemaker” became popular in American English to reference someone who is frequently cooking or cleaning. Impressively, the Suzy Homemaker doll became the second-most popular doll in the United States after Barbie.