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Saturday, October 21st, 2017
38 Years Ago Today

Here's a commercial for those fun little pieces of plastic we all loved - Shrinky Dinks - from Skyline Toys.

This aired on October 22, 1979.

Glow In The Dark Shrinky Dinks (Commercial, 1979)

Here's a commercial for those fun little pieces of plastic we all loved - Shrinky Dinks - from Skyline Toys.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, October 22nd 1979.

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Viewer Comments

Sigh...my parents never bought any of the REALLY neat toys....
Comment posted by SuperCFL on Sunday, January 27th 2008 at 8:23am.

Ohhh, was that a Cheerio's commercial at the end? I liked when the guy would yodel Cheerioooooooos.
Comment posted by smctopia on Sunday, January 27th 2008 at 8:50pm.

Haa haa. Congratulations, Mom. You did all the work... HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Comment posted by Melk on Monday, January 28th 2008 at 6:40am.

These remind me of those capsels you put in water and then a dinosaur sponge pops out
Comment posted by owenrock on Sunday, December 7th 2008 at 12:16am.

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