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Fun Facts About Dolls

Hello everyone, what do we really know about the toys we play with? Here are some facts gathered by Ajapa about dolls:

  • Ever wondered where Barbie dolls got her name from? Well, Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. berbie 001
  • Barbie made her first appearance on March 9, 1959, which now makes her 55. Barbie ought to be a grandma by now.
  • More Barbie’s are sold every year than babies are born. Every second, three Barbie’s are sold around the world. That’s almost 24 times the average 4,000,000 babies born in the U.S. each year
  • Dolls may be the world’s oldest toys. Examples have been found in Egyptian tombs from 2000BC. 
  •  In 2012, Iran banned the sale of Barbie dolls to protect the country from decadent Western cultural influences.

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