Monday, March 9, 2009

Happy Birthday Barbie.

SuperStar Barbie


Malibu Barbie

It seems like everybody is going Barbie this week in honor of her 50th birthday. Today, I even received my new Barbie catalog. They brought back two of my favorites~Superstar Barbie and my first one, Malibu Barbie. I was really into her and had just about everything including her famous corvette.
Here are some fun Barbie facts~
  • Barbie’s real name is Barbie Millicent Roberts
  • Barbie’s signature color is Barbie pink
  • Barbie has never been married~She just likes to model them
  • Barbie’s “real” measurements are 5 inches (bust), 3¼ inches (waist), 5 3/16 inches (hips). Her weight is 7.25 ounces
  • Barbie had had 108 different careers
  • 70 famous designers have outfitted Barbie
  • Barbie has owned 50 different pets including dogs, horses, ponies, cats, a parrot, a chimpanzee, a panda, a lion club, a giraffe and a zebra
  • Barbie and Ken were together for over 43 years. They brook up in 2004.
  • Barbie has four sisters: Skipper (1964), Stacie (1992), Kelly (1995) and Krissy (1995)
What toy brings back your childhood memories?

Happy Reading,

Images & facts courtesy of Barbie.com

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