What toys were popular in 1977? Well, it depends on who you ask, but there were many favorites in 1977. We’re going to look at some of them below. If you remember the toys of 1977, be sure to read to the end of the article. This was the year the first Apple computers were sold. Also, the Enterprise Space Shuttle made its first test launch from an airplane. As you can see, 1977 was an exciting year in many ways and it was no different when it came to toys.