The famous Cabbage Patch Kids dolls notoriously sparked a shopping panic in what year?

  • 1980
  • 1983 correct

    The year that had shoppers clamoring for the children's toy was 1983. While the chubby-cheeked dolls would make even more money two years later, the 1983 shortage was an infamous moment in the craze. The dolls were originally known as "Little People." Source: Bloomberg, VICE

  • 1985
  • 1991
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