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Barbie hits the big 5-0 (ajc)
Barbie, that plastic icon of womanhood, turns 50 today.
And she’s still looks good.
Fifty years ago, Barbie made her big splash at New York’s toy show and toyland
hasn’t been the same since. She’s been admired and criticized. Just last week,
In her honor, Mattel will release the 2009 Bathing Suit Barbie, complete with
a few facial nips and tucks (and what maturing woman doesn’t want that?) The
doll will sell (for a short time) at the 1959 price of $3.
Did you collect Barbie as a kid? What are your memories of Barbie? With so
many kids into Wii and video games, do you think Barbie is as popular today as
she was 20 years ago?
Check out some of our Barbie galleries:
The Barbie doll turns 50 (collections of Barbie dolls)
Barbie designers big and small (fashion designers)
Celebrities who turn 50 this year
And, what to see a real doll house? Check this out
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