A website called MyHeritage wanted to figure out the ten most wanted Christmas toys from 100 years ago . . . so they dug through actual kids' letters to Santa that newspapers published in 1913.

And the top 10 they came up with shows kids in 1913 had MUCH simpler requests.  Check out the comparison...

Santa's Top 10

Requests in 1913     

1.  Candy

2.  Nuts

3.  A rocking horse

4.  Dolls

5.  Mittens or gloves        

6.  A toy train

7.  Oranges

8.  Books

9.  Handkerchiefs

10.  Ice Skates   

 Santa's Top 10

Requests in 2013

1.  The Furby Boom

2.  Teksta Robotic Puppy

3.  The LeapPad Ultra

4.  The Flying Fairy

5.  Big Hugs Elmo

6.  Barbie Dream House

7.  Giggly Monkey

8.  Nerf Gun

9.  Teenage Mutant NinjaTurtles

10.  Legos