Saturday marked the birthday of the favorite toy of many children around the world: The first Barbie doll was officially unveiled on March 9, , at the New York Toy Fair and 60 years later she's still a sensation among children and the adults who grew up playing with her and her friends. In New York City, the Empire State Building was lit pink in honor of the career-ambitious doll and there were also events happening at some Target stores across the U. Locations for those events could be found here.
The untold story of the real-life Barbie
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Would she be anorexic? But when Galia Slayen, a Hamilton College student who once battled an eating disorder, tried to make an actual life-size Barbie, she was shocked at the result - a freakish woman with pencil-thin legs, breasts that threatened to topple her over, and a body mass index BMI that would put her squarely in the anorexia camp. She based her numbers on the book "Body Wars" by Dr. Margo Maine, and readily admits the doll's head, hands and some other features are not to scale.