Monday, March 09, 2009
Barbie Celebrates 50th Birthday!
Today, 50 years after her debut at New York Toy Fair, Barbie® doll celebrates five decades as the world’s most popular fashion doll by unveiling a new face and throwing a pink-carpet birthday bash at her real Malibu Dream House®. Unveiled today at the Malibu Dream House®, the new Bathing Suit Barbie® doll is a modernized version of the original 1959 doll and pays homage to Barbie® doll’s original 1959 price by offering the new doll for $3 during Barbie® doll’s birthday week (March 9-14 at participating retailers nationwide).
Here are some things about Barbie you may not know:
Here is a look at how much Barbie has changed through the years:
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