March 9th, 2019 marked the 60th anniversary of the day BARBIE® was introduced at the American Toy Fair in New York City. This iconic doll was created by Ruth Handler, co-founder of Mattel, whose daughter was named Barbara. Since 1959, Mattel is believed to have sold nearly a billion BARBIE® dolls. To mark this occasion, test your knowledge of these fun facts relating to BARBIE® and other branded children’s dolls:
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