Montag, 9. März 2009

Plastic fantastic!

HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY! (facts via BarbieMedia)

* Barbie’s real name is Barbie Millicent Roberts

* Barbie is from Willows, Wisconsin. She attended Willows High School

* Ruth Handler, co-founder of Mattel, brought her vision of a three-dimensional doll to life with the introduction of Barbie in 1959

* Barbie first appeared in the now-famous black-and-white striped swimsuit and signature ponytail

* Barbie has four sisters: Skipper (1964), Stacie (1992), Kelly (1995) and Krissy (1995)

* Barbie’s first pet was a horse named Dancer

* The first Barbie doll sold for $3.00 (1959)

* Barbie’s signature color is Barbie pink: PMS 219

* Barbie’s first boyfriend, Ken, debuted two years after Barbie in 1961

* Ken was named after the son of Mattel founders Ruth and Elliot Handler

* Ken and Barbie broke up on Valentine’s Day in 2004 after being together more than 43 years

* The best-selling Barbie doll ever was 1992 Totally Hair Barbie, with hair from the top of her head to her toes

* Barbie has been outfitted by more than 70 famous couturiers

* Barbie has had more than 108 inspirational careers


Hanna hat gesagt…

sag mal jules, eine von uns hatte doch die barbie mit der super langen mähne, oder?!

wenn nicht sogar wir beide...

Julia hat gesagt…

also ich hatte sie nicht!