Barbie ’s 50 th Anniversary. Presented by: Leah Bungo Matt Smith Melissa Fredette. For the Record. Barbie has never been married (She just likes to model wedding gowns for her designer friends) Barbie and Ken are currently “friends” (but we hear he wants her back).
For the Record
Barbie has never been married (She just likes to model wedding gowns for her designer friends)
Barbie and Ken are currently “friends” (but we hear he wants her back).
Barbie has never been pregnant (that was her best friend Midge)
Barbie’s “real” measurements are 5 inches (bust), 3¼ inches (waist), 5 3/16 inches (hips). Her weight is 7.25 ounces
There is no Caribou Barbie doll, but there have been four “Barbie for President” dolls. Barbie has been a presidential candidate four times as an Independent (She is non-partisan.)
Barbie is a noun, not an adjective. Many people have adopted the Barbie moniker, but make no mistake, there is only ONE Barbie.
Because she’s plastic, she technically has had plastic surgery on her face and body.
Barbie once said, “Math class is hard!” but has since amended her stance to, “Math is hard, but not impossible!” Obviously, or else Barbie wouldn’t have excelled in her science and math classes to later become a surgeon, dentist, baby doctor, zoologist and many other scientific professions.
The first female astronaut, surfaced in 1963 and Barbie soon followed, celebrating the excitement of the space program while showing girls that any career is within reach. Four years later in 1969, the first American man landed on the moon. As the Beatles led the “British Invasion,” Twist N Turn™ Barbie (shown here) could twist at the waist for dancing fun and her British cousin Stacey™ joined the following year and even “spoke” with a delightful British accent.
1981: MTV debuts and forever changes the music industry. Barbie has her own band– Barbie and the Rockers™ and she rocks the ‘80s scene with big hair, big shoulder pads and all the other fashion faux pas we’d like to forget from the decade.1989: Barbie joined the Army, a year before the Gulf War begins.
1992: Inspired by Geraldine Ferraro’s historic Vice Presidential selection, Barbie ran for the Oval Office for the first time.
2007: Building on the popularity of the iPod® Shuffle, Barbie introduced a completely new doll-shaped MP3 player with removable, snap-on fashions and the ability to link girls into barbiegirls.com, the first-ever virtual world designed just for girls. 2008: Two years after “An Inconvenient Truth” hit movie theaters, Barbie introduced a collection of eco-friendly accessories for girls.