|The original Barbie, born March 9, 1959|
|Barbie 1986 (the year I was born)|
|Barbie 20 years ago. The 90's were not kind to our friend, Barbs. Who were they kind to, though?|
|Barbie 10 years ago.|
|Barbie 2012. Of course she's wearing minimal clothing. It is 2012 after all.|
I must say, she looks much different than she did in 1959, but age changes us all. She's the only 53-year-old I know that can rock an orange bikini like that, though :)
Here are some random Barbie facts for you:
-If Barbie were an actual woman, she would be 5'9", weigh 110 pounds, have a 39" bust, an 18" waist, 33" hips, and wear a size 3 shoe. Talk about unattainable! (and gross!)
-If Barbie were an actual person, she would have to walk on all fours due to her proportions.
-There are 2 Barbie dolls sold every second.
-Barbie and Ken were named after Ruth Handler's (inventor of Barbie) daughter and son, respectively.
-The best selling Barbie ever is the 1992 doll pictured above.
-The first Barbie was sold for $3.
What are some of your favorite Barbie memories?
Happy birthday, Barbie!