Thursday, March 8, 2018

When is Barbie Day 2018, National Barbie Day 2018

When is Barbie Day 2018, National Barbie Day 2018

National Barbie Day is celebrated on March 9th as it is the anniversary of the Barbie doll. Barbie made its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York in 1959. Thus March 9th, 1959 is also considered as the Barbie’s official birthday. Created by Ruth Handler, Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

One of the first toys which had extensive television advertising was Barbie. First they advertised at Mickey Mouse club by which their sales increased. Over a billion Barbie dolls have been sold globally in over 150 countries. Mattel introduced Ken Carson, Barbie’s boyfriend in 1961 as a result of huge demand for Barbie.

Many of us have grown with some loving memories of Barbie doll since our childhood. Playing with Ken and Barbie and friends was amazing for all. National Barbie Day is the very such day to celebrate the love for Our doll and over sixty years of bringing joy to the world.

History of Barbie Day

Barbie Day history is only the history of Barbie herself. Her official birthday is known as the Barbie day. Ruth Handler, wife of Elliot, the co-founder of the toy giant Mattel, Inc was the creator of Barbie. As she watched children playing with baby dolls and paper dolls, she was of the opinion that toy market needs some more. Barbie came in front of the world on March 9, 1959 at the American International Toy Fair in New York as an 11 inch tall doll girl.

In a trip to Germany, Ruth saw a doll which was exactly what she wanted, she pursued her husband to make a doll with adult features. Barbie had gone some small changes through the years.

Barbie's parents, George and Margaret Roberts, named her Barbara Millicent Roberts. Popularly known as Barbie. Ken's mother, Edna Carson, named him after her father, Kenneth. Barbie did get a number of siblings, cousins and friends!

Since Barbie was created, it has helped girls dream big. Barbie had more than 150 careers. She’s been an astronaut and a CEO. Barbie is a role model for many young girls and it inspires the girls to pursue these same careers. Dressing Barbie was a part of every girl's dream. For her daughter, Ruth Handler needed a toy and she created Barbie, named it after her. Because of the tremendous popularity of Barbie, a song was made of Aqua called Barbie Girl which had Barbie and her boyfriend.

How to Celebrate Barbie Day

You played with Barbie since childhood and now it's your children's turn. When you see them playing with Barbie, you can connect the memories of your childhood. Do you have Barbie or collection of Barbie's and friends, take them out and show them to the world your old dolls. Your children would be amazed to see those dolls. Of Course, you are not playing with Barbie dolls, but your children are, so it's time to give your Barbie's to them. Dress up your Barbie with the designer fashions that have been prevailing in the market since long. The new memories will be created when you play Barbie with your Children and friends.
As you may well know, markets are flodded with Barbie cakes, cupcakes, cookies etc. Celebrate the day by bringing Barbie materials and sharing the bond with your children.

Don't forget to share your National Barbie Day 2018 celebrations with your kids on social media by using the hashtag #BarbieDay or #NationalBarbieDay.

Happy Barbie Day 2018!!