What year were barbie dolls introduced?

Answer Barbie was first introduced at the New York Toy Show in 1959. Buyers did not know what to make of Barbie because they were used to seeing baby dolls sold for little girls. By 1960, the public deman... Read More »

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What year were Barbie dolls invented?

Ruth Handler, one of the co-founders of Mattel Inc., invented the popular Barbie doll in 1959, according to Barbie Collector. Handler named the doll after her daughter, Barbie, who inspired its cre... Read More »

When were Barbie dolls made?

Barbie dolls are popular toys made by Mattel. The first Barbie dolls were introduced in 1959 and still are being produced as of 2010. Mattel continues to release a variety of Barbie dolls with diff... Read More »

How much were barbie dolls sold for in 1959?

According to Fast Company, when Barbie came out in 1959, she originally sold for $3. One of these originals was auctioned off at $27,450 in 2006. As of April 2010, a Barbie Fashionistas Artsy Doll ... Read More »

How many Barbie dolls were there in 1959-1965?

Thirteen versions of Barbie were produced between 1959 and 1965. Ken was introduced as Barbie's boyfriend in 1961, and her best friend Midge was added to the Barbie line in 1963. In 1964, Mattel cr... Read More »