From 1952 to 1964, you had to provide your own potato for Mr Potato Head.
The original jukeboxes came with earphones. Only one person could listen at a time.
In the 1930s, you could buy a ‘cigarette umbrella’, which would allow you to smoke in the rain.
The Egg Cuber, invented in 1978, was a plastic contraption you put your hard-boiled egg into to squash it into a cube.
In 1930s London, you could buy a mesh cage to suspend your baby outside your apartment window, so it could get fresh air.