09 March 2009

I'm A Barbie Girl



Barbie was born 50 years ago but maybe you didn't know this about her:
  • Full name: Barbara Millicent Roberts.
  • Human Dimensions: 39-18-33, 5'6", and 110 pounds.
  • Barbie is made from polyvinylchloride.
  • She and Ken broke up in 2004 but are now back together.
  • She has six siblings: Skipper, Tutti, Todd, Stacie, Kelly, Krissy.
  • Some of the phrases that Teen Talk Barbie said were, "Math class is tough!", "Will we ever have enough clothes?", and "I love shopping!"
  • Slumber Party Barbie came with a book entitled How To Lose Weight which advised, "Don't eat."
  • President Barbie ran in 2000 with a platform promoting opportunities for girls, educational excellence, and animal rights.
  • Barbie's first pet was a horse named Dancer.
  • The first Barbie sold for $3.00 and now sells for $10,000.
  • July 27 is National Barbie In A Blender Day.

Note: This information is from various unverified websites so please don't quote Oh, Pepper? for research papers, homework assignments, books, or other important documents requiring citation.

4 comments:

CaliZona said...

How easily you dismiss Barbie's Mod Cousin, Francie (1966-1976), whom I knew personally until her macabre demise when my horse ate her head off.

Oh, and Ken had a pal; Brad (1970)- although I think he was more often seen clubbing with G.I.Joe (1964 -).

Yaj said...

Barbie rocks!

Note: This information is from one unverified head's opinion so please don't quote Yaj for research papers, homework assignments, books, or other important documents requiring citation.

two forks said...

you forgot to mention barbie had a band! although jem had more radio play.

the guitarist from hell said...

Hey!!!

Barbie is MY girl! Back off homes!