Barbie Doll Was First Released on March 9, 1959.
March 9th is the day when the “Barbie Doll” was first released.
On this day in 1959, the American “Mattel” was launched.
Barbie dolls are dress-up dolls that are mainly sold to girls.
One of the founders, “Ruth Handler,” found a doll called “Lili” in his travel destination, Switzerland, and made it a souvenir for his daughter.
It seems that he came up with the idea of a Barbie doll.
When it was first released, it was produced in Japan, where labor costs were low.
It has been produced in Indonesia since the 1970s, and has been produced mainly in China since the 1980s.