She's had her hair cut, her hands severed and her head ripped off. But thanks to some serious resilience, Barbie celebrates her 50th anniversary today.
The milestone comes on the heels of recent controversy surrounding a tattooed version of the Mattel doll. That's just one uproar in Barbie's full life.
Here are some other interesting tidbits, courtesy of Barbie.com:
*Barbie’s real name is Barbie Millicent Roberts.
*Barbie is from Willows, Wisconsin. She attended Willows High School.
*Barbie has four sisters: Skipper (1964), Stacie (1992), Kelly (1995) and Krissy (1995).
*Ken and Barbie broke up on Valentine’s Day in 2004 after being together more than 43 years. *The best-selling Barbie doll ever was 1992 Totally Hair Barbie, with hair from the top of her head to her toes.
What's your favorite Barbie memory?