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Happy Birthday Barbie


Wednesday is National Barbie Day.

March 9 marks the anniversary of the doll's debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York in 1959.

Wednesday also is observed as Barbie's 57th birthday.

It is estimated that over a billion Barbie dolls have been sold worldwide in over 150 countries.

Since the debut, Barbie has evolved in style, fashion and body image.

Most recently, toy maker Mattel debuted new Barbie dolls that come in a variety of body shapes and sizes.

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